Quality technology

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC23BK30031
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Heiskanen, Heikki
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KOTU-2013KOTU   3 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
KOTU-2014KOTU   3 autumn   3.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  
KOTU-2015KOTU   2 spring   3.0   2017-01-01   2017-07-31  
KOTU-2016KOTU   2 spring   3.0   2018-01-01   2018-07-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
- understand the significance of quality in the operations of a company.
- understand the more common philosophies and consepts of quality.
- know the principals of continuous improvement and the improvement of quality.

Student's Workload

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Significance of quality
- Quality management
- Quality control manuals
- Quality control costs
- Influence of quality on society
- Countinuous improvement of quality
- Quality standards and quality awards criteria

Recommended or Required Reading

- Laatu yrityksen menestystekijänä. Lecklin Olli

- Lecture material

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

- Lessons
- Group work
- Presentations
- Independent study

Assessment Criteria

1 Student knows the basics of the knowledge objectives of the course.
3 Student knows the knowledge objectives of the course well.
5 Student knows the knowledge objectives of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice.

Assessment Methods

- Exam
- Presentations
- Active participation in the lessons