9360-0125/03 – Quality Management System in laboratories (SMK)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits2
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
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PLA88 prof. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Credit 1+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the lectures is obtaining fundamental knowledge in the sphere of quality management according to ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 17025:2018.

Teaching methods



The aim of the lectures is achieving of knowledge about management quality system laboratories and in the sphere of legislation and standards that are valided and used in this sphere (ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 17025:2005). Lectures are aimed to basic terminology of management quality system, aplications of statistics and metrology in laboratory.

Compulsory literature:

GOETSCH, D. L., DAVIS, S. B., Quality Management: Introduction to Total Quality Management for Production, Processing, and Services (4th Edition), Prentice Hall 2002. MITRA A. Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement.John Wiley & Sons, 2012, p. 724

Recommended literature:

JO GILE, T., SCUNGIO, D.: Complete Guide to Laboratory Safety, Fourth Edition. HCPro a division of BLR, 2014. HOYLE D. Quality Management Essentials. Routledge, 2007, p. 224

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The student develops tasks related to the management system.


Other requirements

For this subject other requirements for student are not determined.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to quality management: Basic concepts, quality management system policy, elements of quality management system, legislation. 2. Set of ISO 9001 standards, basic terms and meaning for society. 3. Standard ISO / IEC 17025: 2018, basic terms, meaning for customers. 4. Good laboratory practice, meaning to achieve high-quality measurement results. 5. Creating a quality management system in laboratories, management requirements, customer support, quality management tools. 6. Technical requirements for test and calibration laboratories. 7. Laboratory Information Systems. 8. Metrology, continuity of measurements, reference materials, importance of continuity to ensure the quality of measurement results. 9. Ensuring the quality of the test and calibration results. 10. Validation of methods - basic concepts. 11. Method of validation of the analytical method. 12. Definition and significance of measurement uncertainty. 13. Procedures for determining uncertainty of measurement. 14. Practical examples of method validation.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester, validity until: 2025/2026 Winter semester)
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Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Compulsory attendance at lectures and seminars is required.

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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