TQM-Total Quality Management Training
TQM, Total Quality Management Course Features
TQM, Total Quality Management is a way of thinking about goals, organizations, processes and people to ensure that the right things are done the right first time. This thought process can change attitudes, behaviour and hence results for the better.
What TQM, Total Quality Management is not
TQM, TQM, Total Quality Management is not a system, a tool or even a process. Systems, tools and processes are employed to achieve the various principles of TQM.
What does TQM, Total Quality Management cover?
The total in TQM applies to the whole organization. Therefore, unlike an ISO 9000 initiative which may be limited to the processes producing deliverable products, TQM, Total Quality Management applies to every activity in the organization. Also, unlike ISO 9000, TQM, Total Quality Management covers the soft issues such as ethics, attitude, and culture.
TQM, Total Quality Management is an organizational management method that seeks to improve quality of products and services by implementing a process of continuous improvement. It is an approach to improve flexibility, effectiveness, and competitiveness of an organization. The main feature which distinguishes TQM, Total Quality Management from other management practices is TQM’s emphasis on continuous improvement. At the core, TQM is a management strategy that aims to deliver long term success through customer satisfaction.
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Why should a company adopt TQM, Total Quality Management?
Adopting the TQM, Total Quality Management philosophy will:
make an organization more competitive
establish a new culture which will enable growth and longevity
provide a working environment in which everyone can succeed
reduce stress, waste, and friction
build teams, partnerships, and cooperation
When should a company adopt TQM, Total Quality Management?
TQM, Total Quality Management can be adopted at any time after executive management has seen the error of its ways, opened its mind and embraced the philosophy. It cannot be attempted if management perceives it as a quick fix, or a tool to improve worker performance.
What is the objective of a TQM, Total Quality Management
In a TQM, Total Quality Management system, the focus is on incorporating quality in all work processes (processes are systems internal to the organization which gets the work done); therefore, every person working on each process has to be actively involved. The simple objective of TQM is “Work smart by doing things right the first time”. Total quality management is not about short term fixes, it is about changing the way work is done, forever.
What does TQM, Total Quality Management training Courseware include
Defining Total Quality Management
The concept of Total Quality Management
The philosophy behind Total Quality Management
Leading lights and their ideas
Principles of Total Quality Management
The core principles in achieving Total Quality Management
Prevention not correction
Techniques used in Total Quality Management
Cause and effect
Cost of quality
Implementing Total Quality Management
Principles into Leadership
Commitment and involvement
Benefits of Total Quality Management
To the customer – improved quality
To employees – increased satisfaction
To the organization – better performance
Who should attend TQM, Total Quality Management training
This one week intensive: Total Quality Management (TQM) training course is beneficial for executives, engineers, and supervisors from QA, production, maintenance, and engineering.