BA5107

Total Quality Management

HBS > Professional Core > Total Quality Management
Course ID
BA5107
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester I

OBJECTIVE:
• To learn the quality philosophies and tools in the managerial perspective.

UNIT I INTRODUCTION
Quality – vision, mission and policy statements. Customer Focus – customer perception of quality, Translating needs into requirements, customer retention. Dimensions of product and service quality. Cost of quality.

UNIT II PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHIES OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Overview of the contributions of Deming, Juran Crosby, Masaaki Imai, Feigenbaum, Ishikawa, Taguchi techniques – introduction, loss function, parameter and tolerance design, signal to noise ratio. Concepts of Quality circle, Japanese 5S principles and 8D methodology.

UNIT III STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL
Meaning and significance of statistical process control (SPC) – construction of control charts for variables and attributed. Process capability – meaning, significance and measurement – Six sigma – concepts of process capability. Reliability concepts – definitions, reliability in series and parallel, product life characteristics curve.Total productive maintenance (TMP), Terotechnology. Business Process Improvement (BPI) – principles, applications, reengineering process, benefits and limitations.

UNIT IV TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Quality functions development (QFD) – Benefits, Voice of customer, information organization, House of quality (HOQ), building a HOQ, QFD process. Failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) – requirements of reliability, failure rate, FMEA stages, design, process and documentation. Seven Tools (old & new). Bench marking and POKA YOKE.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
To apply quality philosophies and tools to facilitate continuous improvement and ensure customer delight.

REFERENCES:

  1. Dale H.Besterfield, Carol Besterfield – Michna, Glen H. Besterfield, Mary Besterfield – Sacre, Hermant – Urdhwareshe, Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Total Quality Management, Revised Third edition, Pearson Education, 2011
  2. Shridhara Bhat K, Total Quality Management – Text and Cases, Himalaya Publishing House, II Edition 2010
  3. Douglas C. Montgomory, Introduction to Statistical Quality Control, Wiley Student Edition, 4 th Edition, Wiley India Pvt Limited, 2008.
  4. James R. Evans and William M. Lindsay, The Management and Control of Quality,Sixth Edition, Thomson, 2005.
  5. Poornima M.Charantimath, Total Quality Management, Pearson Education, Second Edition , 2011
  6. Indian standard – quality management systems – Guidelines for performance improvement (Fifth Revision), Bureau of Indian standards, New Delhi.