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Introduction to Quality Management (Pre-course reading material)

Introduction to Quality management


Session Plan Format : Pre-course Study Understand the purpose of a quality management system Understand basic concepts and associated vocabulary Understand and be able to explain the eight management system principles Understand and be able to explain the benefits of establishing the quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001:2008

Objectives:

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Introduction to Quality management

degree to which a set of inherent characteristics fulfils requirements - ISO 9000: 2005 definition

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Introduction to Quality management

You have the official definition, BUT

What does quality mean to you?

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Introduction to Quality management


So, which person, or group of people defines

whether an organisation delivers quality, or not?

The Customer

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Grade
Category or rank given to different quality requirements for products, processes or systems having the same functional use
Ref.: ISO 9000:2005

Grade is inherent in the product and may be altered by changes in specification

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Why should an organisation need a quality management system?

Because we need to be as near

to the centre as possible when aiming at the moving target we call quality

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From ISO 9000:2005 Customer focus Leadership Involvement of people Process approach System approach to management Continual improvement Factual approach to decision making Mutually beneficial supplier relationships

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Customer focus
CUSTOMER

Quality of Product / Service

Organisations depend on their customers


But never forget the other interested parties

SHAREHOLDERS

SUPPLIERS

SOCIETY

EMPLOYEES


Return on investment Business Continuity Responsible Behavior r
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Personal Pe Development

Leadership

Leaders provide:
Unity of purpose Direction Internal environment

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Involvement of people

People are the essence of the organisation Their full involvement enables using their abilities to the benefit of the organisation

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Process approach
PROCESS EFFECTIVENESS

CONTROLS

Extent to which planned activities are realised and planned results achieved

PROCESS INPUT
set of interrelated or interacting activities which transforms inputs into outputs

OUTPUT

PRODUCT

PROCESS EFFICIENCY

RESOURCES

Relationship between the result achieved and the resources used

A desired result is achieved more efficiently when activities and related resources are managed as a process
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System approach to management

Identifying, understanding and managing interrelated processes as a system contributes to the organisations effectiveness and efficiency in achieving its objectives

R I I Process A O I C I I O R C = = = = Process C O I C I R

R O R I C I Process D O

Process B

INPUT OUTPUT RESOURCES CONTROLS

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Continual improvement
The methodology known as Plan-Do-Check-Act can be applied to all processes of the QMS

Act: take actions to


continually improve process performance

Plan: establish
objectives and processes necessary to deliver results in accordance with customer requirements and the organisations policies

heck: monitor and measure processes and product against policies, objectives and requirements for the product and report the results

Do: implement the processes

A permanent objective of the organisation


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Factual approach to decision making

Effective decisions are based on the analysis of data and information


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Mutually beneficial supplier relationships

An organisation and its suppliers are interdependent A mutually beneficial relationship enhances the ability of both to create value
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Introduction to Quality management Benefits of a Management system

Organisation improvement Market positioning Customer requirement Legal requirement Supplier development
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Benefits of QMS

Improved internal transfer of know how

Increased profitability

Improved morale & motivation of staff

Reduced quality costs Enhanced customer satisfaction and loyalty Increased competitiveness

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Certification of quality system to ISO 9001

as a bonus:
Tangible proof that the companys quality system

complies with internationally recognised standard


Avoidance of multiple second party audits Marketing edge
Cer tificate
ISO 9001

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