639-2003 – Quality Management Systems I (SMK I)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Quality Management
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaroslav Nenadál, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
639-2003/01 2014/2015 5
639-2003/02 2014/2015 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To obtain knowledge about quality management systems principles within various stages of product life cycle. Students will learn to analyse economic impacts of quality management and understand quality management approaches at design and development stage, purchasing as well as at product realization. They also learn about quality management auditing and continuous improvement.

Teaching methods



The subject is oriented on explanation of quality management meaning, principles, processes and basic methods and tools of quality management systems. Basic quality management concepts and procedures of quality management at various stages of product life cycle will be explained too. The attention will be also paid to economic analyses within quality management systems, as well as to their audits and continuous improvement.

Compulsory literature:

JURAN,M.J.-DeFEO,J.A.: Juran´s Quality Handbook. Sixth Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. 2010, 1113 p. (ISBN978-0-07-162973-7)

Recommended literature:

OAKLAND,J.S.: Oakland on Quality Management. Amsterdam. Elsevier. 2004, 476 s. (ISBN 0-7506-5741-3)


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.