Quality Management Certifications

Learning Objective

To gain industry knowledge on the core concepts of quality, resulting in higher productivity and better career opportunities.

Description

The course covers 15 core concepts. The concepts and their overview are mentioned below

Topics

  • Introduction.
  • Growth of Manufacturing Sector.
  • Manufacturing and its evolution.
  • Concepts of Manufacturing Management.
  • Objectives of Manufacturing Management.
  • Functions of Manufacturing Management.
  • Porter's Value Chain.
  • What are the primary activities of a firm?
  • What are support activities?
  • Problems in Manufacturing.
  • Challenges in the Manufacturing sector.
  • Adding value to manufacturing.
  • What are Variable Costs and Fixed Costs
  • Value Adding and Non-value Adding Activities
  • SIPOC model.
  • Applying SIPOC Approach.
  • Manufacturing processes.
  • What is Service level agreement?
  • Introduction to PDCA cycle.
  • Apply the PDCA cycle.
  • Describe manufacturing processes.
  • SIPOC model.
  • Production Planning and Control.
  • What are Training and Development Programs.
  • Explain Performance monitoring processes.
  • Basics of manufacturing process.
  • Stamping.
  • (This Topic also covers other manufacturing processes like) Casting.
  • Injection Moulding.
  • Machining.
  • Forging.
  • What is welding?.
  • Types of welding.
  • Surface Treatment – Painting, Powder Coating, and Electro Plating.
  • Powder Metallurgy.
  • EDM (Electric Discharge Machining).
  • EDWC (Electric Discharge Wire Cutting).
  • Foundation of Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Basic concepts of Plant Location.
  • Factors Affecting Plant Location.
  • Basic concepts of Plant Layout.
  • Introduction.
  • The principles of an ideal efficient Plant Layout.
  • The factors affecting Plant Layout.
  • Tools and techniques used for making a Plant Layout.
  • Types of Plant Layout.
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Production Layout.
  • Concepts of Production Flows.
  • Introduction to ERP.
  • History of ERP evolution.
  • Supply chain strategies.
  • Aspects of ERP transaction.
  • Transactional map of operation.
  • Processes involved in ERP system.
  • Benefits and limitations of ERP.
  • Introduction to shop floor management.
  • Define shop floor management.
  • Benefits of shop floor management.
  • Elements of shop floor management.
  • Mentor-mentee Concept.
  • Basic activities involved in shop floor management.
  • Toyota production system.
  • Concepts of lean manufacturing.
  • 4 P model of Toyota.
  • Building blocks of lean manufacturing.
  • Value Stream Mapping.
  • 7 Big Wastes in Value Stream.
  • Introduction to Value Stream Mapping.
  • Roles of the VSM team.
  • Project charter and the role of executive sponsor.
  • Five principles of preparing a VSM.
  • Push and Pull systems.
  • Symbols used for Value Stream Mapping.
  • Steps involved in a VSM project.
  • Milk run Logistics System.
  • Supermarket concepts in Manufacturing.
  • Introduction to Overall Equipment Effectiveness.
  • What is OEE?
  • History of OEE.
  • Basic concepts of OEE and its evolution.
  • Six big losses in OEE.
  • OEE calculation method.
  • Benefits of OEE.
  • Identify the importance of data capturing for OEE.
  • Introduction to Production Planning.
  • Objectives and steps in Production Planning
  • Planning cycles in Production Planning and Control.
  • Production control and some important tools of Planning and Controlling
  • Production Control and its functions.
  • Tools used for Controlling.
  • Tools used for Planning.