152-0913/02 – Advanced Methods of Quality Management (PMŘK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Pavel BlecharzSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Blecharz
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BLE50 doc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Blecharz
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 14+0
Part-time Examination 14+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will learn the theory and potential practical application of advanced quality techniques. Manage the use of methods for solving quality problems. Learn to work with different methods in their mutual relations.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The course focuses on advanced quality control procedures that are included in the methodology called Six Sigma. The methodology is a project approach for continuous process improvement, which has a long-term quantitative target 3.4 defects per million opportunities. Methods include the use of advanced quality techniques in their mutual coherence and connections that are made by Six Sigma project schedule. The basic blocks of content are: Methodology of Six Sigma improvement, Quality Function Deployment method, the method of Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Measurement System Analysis Method, a method of Design of Experiments and Statistical Process Control Method.

Compulsory literature:

Analýza možných způsobů a důsledků závad (FMEA), 4. vydání. ČSJ, Praha 2001 Analýza systémů měření (MSA), 3. vydání. ČSJ, Praha 2003. Blecharz, P.: Základy metody DOE (Taguchiho přístup). Repronis, Ostrava 2005. Clausing, D.: Total Quality Development. ASME Press, New York 1994. Frehr, H.-U.: Total Quality Management. UNIS, Brno 1995. International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage. Pande, S., Neuman, R., Cavanagh, R.: Zavádíme metodu Six Sigma. TwinsCom, Brno 2002. Peace, G.S.: Taguchi Methods. Addison-Wesley 1993. Statistická regulace procesů (SPC), 2. vydání. ČSJ, Praha 2006.

Recommended literature:

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Creating a practical project.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Six Sigma - model DMAIC 2.Phase Define 3.Phase Measure 4.Phase Analyse 5.Phase Improve 6.Phase Control 7. Methods for Six Sgma - QFD,DOE,FMEA,Pokayoke,SPC.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (P6208) Economics and Management (6208V086) Business Economics and Management P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P6208) Economics and Management (6208V086) Business Economics and Management K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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