Study a course that enables professional managers to develop their career potential by enhancing their knowledge and skills in total quality management and organisational excellence. Successfully completing it entitles you to apply for full membership of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI).
We designed this course for professional managers who wish to develop their career in total quality management and organisational excellence. Flexible attendance allows you to fit your study round your personal commitments, providing you complete stage one in three years and all three stages in six years.
The course is suitable for you if you are:
-Employed in quality improvement.
-Seeking up-to-date knowledge of the methods, principles and practice of total quality management and organisational excellence.
-Responsible for setting up total quality management projects.
-Working closely with senior colleagues and others to carry out total quality initiatives.
It is a practical course which builds on your personal management and development skills, which bring significant benefits for your organisation.
If you successfully complete this course, you can apply for full membership of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and become a Chartered Quality Professional (CQP). CQP status is the gold standard for the quality profession. You can upgrade your membership from member to fellow and are exempt from modules D1 and D2 of the current CQI diploma. You can also gain continuing professional development status if you have met the requirements for CQI member or fellow and actively participate in the CQI's scheme for continuing professional development.
Opportunities are available for MPhil/PhD research in areas of total quality management and organisational excellence.
If you successfully complete this course you can apply for full membership of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and by meeting management experience requirements you become a Chartered Quality Professional (CQP). CQP status is the gold standard for the quality profession.
Sheffield Hallam University is a member of the Academic Board of European Masters in Quality Management.
For more information, see the website: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/find-a-course/mscpgdippgcert-total-quality-management-and-organisational-excellence
Distance learning – typically 2 years, including three weekend study schools and a one day induction seminar held in Sheffield.
Core modules – Stage One
-Fundamentals of quality
-Process and service improvement
Core modules – Stage Two
-Statistical process control and 6 sigma
-Managing change and innovation
-Supply chain management and partnering
-Training on the EFQM excellence model
Core modules – Stage Three
-Weekend study schools
Assessment: 100% course work
Typically you need: a good degree or an equivalent recognised professional qualification in any discipline, a minimum of three years relevant work experience. If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills. If you do not have a first degree, we will consider you individually based on your professional experience and any other formal qualifications.