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This highly challenging course is designed to explore and understand the philosophy, methodology and system of tools created in order to maintain continuous improvement within the organisation, by adopting Total Quality Management (TQM). TQM’s main objective “doing the right things right, first time and every time” involves all departments and employees improving the processes, products or services. It also aims to reduce costs and to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of customers and stakeholders of an organisation. TQM encompasses the concepts of business and social excellence, which is a sustainable approach for an organisation towards; competition, efficiency improvement, leadership and partnership.
What Do Participants Learn?
• Identify and explain the basic concepts in Total Quality Management (TQM) • Determine the impact of quality on profitability • Explore the seven QC tools for data collection and analysis • Implement a business strategy driven by Total Quality Management (TQM) • What is necessary for successful implementation of total quality practices • Understand the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award guidelines to TQM initiatives • Differentiate between product quality characteristics and service quality characteristics • Identify and explain specific tools and techniques for quality improvement
Who Should Attend?
• Business Improvement Leaders • Quality Managers • Anyone with an interest in improving organizational performance in a very practical way.
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Section One: Evolution of TQM
Appreciating the holistic approach of TQM and its relationship to business process re-engineering and continuous improvement
Definitions of quality
The cost of quality (COQ)
The quality Management System and strategies
Section Two: TQM principles and strategies
Identifying how these concepts can aid the achievement of your strategic goals
Defining the key business processes and identifying where improvement can be made
Increasing customer satisfaction by analysing and redesigning your processes
Total Quality Management - Implementation and culture change
Section Three: TQM tools and techniques
The Quality Movement gurus: Deming, Shewhart, Juran, Crosby, Ishikawa and Tuguchi
Seven tools of quality control
Quality function deployment
Section Four: Implementing TQM
Managing key processes and steps in process improvement
Measuring process improvements, and performance measures
Benchmarking for TQM
Quality Management System - ISO 9000 series
Global Quality and International Quality Awards - Baldridge, Deming Prize, others
Section Five: Building a sustainable TQM system
Leadership styles & theories conductive for longevity