639-0407 – Quality Management Systems I. (QMS I)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Quality Management
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaroslav Nenadál, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
639-0407/01 2004/2005 2010/2011 4
639-0407/02 2005/2006 2010/2011 4
639-0407/03 2008/2009 2010/2011 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student should be able to: 1. Describe the requierements to quality management systems according to the ISO 9000 family of standards. 2. Understand and explain basic principles of quality management. 3. Apply basic procedures of quality management in practice. 4. Compare various approaches and concepts of quality management.

Teaching methods


Development of quality management approaches. Terms and definition of quality management. Basic conceptions of quality management. The ISO conception – the ISO 9000 family of standards. Basic principles of quality management. The quality management at purchasing. The quality management at product realization. Product verification. Control of nonconforming products. Corrective and preventive actions. The continuous improvement methodology. The quality management systems auditing – purpose and procedures. Basic methods and tools of quality management.

Compulsory literature:

1. JURAN,J.M.-GODFREY,A.B.: Juran´s Quality Handbook. Fifth Edition. New York. Mc Graw-Hill. 1998 (ISBN 0-07-034003-X)

Recommended literature:


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.