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MGF2511

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Richard Cooney

Synopsis

The unit provides an introduction to contemporary quality management practice with a focus on customers, business partners and people working within organisational systems. The unit covers quality management theory, quality control systems, continuous improvement, product and process innovation, the management of knowledge for innovation, teamwork systems and organisational restructuring for innovation and quality management

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define quality in terms of its historical perspective and its role in organisations today
  2. identify core principles of quality management and comment critically on their implications
  3. explain the significance of innovation for improving the competitive position of businesses and industries
  4. examine the role of process improvement as part of a continuous improvement culture
  5. describe and critically assess alternative approaches to implementation of quality management principles and practices in organisations.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

Prohibitions

MGC2250, MGW2511