Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Quality
    • Introduction to Quality Management
    • Introduction to Project Quality Management
    • Planning for Quality
    • Designing for Quality
    • Performance Measurement and Cost of Quality
    • Performance Assessment
    • Processes and Process Mapping
    • Quality Management Systems
    • Continual Improvement and Its Methods, Tools and Techniques
    • Quality and Human Resource Management, Teamwork, and Culture Change
    • Communications, Training and Learning, and Implementing TQM, Review of Unit
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. apply processes from the theory of quality management process to an authentic project and analyse and reflect on the outcomes
  2. create quality management artefacts that facilitates the management of quality in projects
  3. recognise the processes, tools, techniques and history of project quality management.
  • Assignment 1 - Report 1 (40%)
  • Assignment 2 - Report 2 (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Test (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

The theories, processes, tools and techniques for the management of the quality of project processes and products. The application of quality planning, assurance and control to projects. The background, principles, and components of global approaches to quality management; and Australian and International standards relating to quality management and project quality management.

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