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Quality Management Systems and Construction Projects

Explore the quality management process of a global project using a range of tools and techniques.

Quality Management Systems and Construction Projects
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Learn to identify the measures of success

Gain insight into quality management processes that prevent problems and how total quality management tools can be utilised to address typical issues.

The course will introduce you to best practices in quality management and you will also learn how to identify a project’s proper drivers. We’ll discuss quality management processes, tools, and techniques and how they’re applied to give a hands-on approach to effective quality management in a global construction context.

What topics will you cover?

  • An overview of inspection
  • Quality control
  • Quality assurance
  • Total quality management

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Develop an overview of quality processes
  • Explore methods such as quality inspection, quality control and tools, and quality assurance in a global context

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at individuals looking to gain an understanding of best practices in quality management.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Abdussalam Shibani Associate Professor in Construction Management, PhD in Construction and Project Management, Course Director MSc Construction Management with BIM.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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