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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

Total Quality Management via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning

 

The continuous search for excellency and quality is crucial to yield better products, superior services, and successful business. This program explores the principles of leadership, strategic planning, marketing, information technology, human resources, process management, and business results. It uses an integrated systems approach to achieve continuous improvement and reviews the application of total quality management to diverse organizations such as manufacturing, service, small business, government, health care, etc.

 

Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer
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Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Organizational Administration
Total Quality - TQ
Measuring Customer Satisfaction
Supplier Quality Management
Logistics
Technological Management
Management Information Systems
Human Resources Management
Six Sigma Methods
Total Quality Control
Process Improvement Management
Operations Management
Total Quality Management
R&D Research & Development

 

 

Total Quality Management via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Total Quality Management via distance learning = 42 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Total Quality Management via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Total Quality Management via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Total Quality Management via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Total Quality Management via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Organizational Administration
The course surveys the field of organizational theory, including the historical underpinnings of the field, the nature of bureaucracy, evolving organizational structures and design, the organization-environment interface, multiple stakeholders, and power and influence in the emerging organization.
Academic Supervisor : Philipose Daniel

Total Quality - TQ
This course covers the development of quality philosophies and principles to present today practices of ISO and other international quality standards for performance excellence. It integrates key business values, processes, and requirements within a results-oriented framework.
Academic Supervisor : Fouad A. Assaf

Measuring Customer Satisfaction
This course reviews the tools and techniques used for measuring customer satisfaction. It covers how to plan, implement, and get results from a customer service strategy. It reviews methods of collecting data, such as surveys and focus groups, as well as the tools for analyzing and displaying data.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Supplier Quality Management
This course reviews supplier quality assurance principles and techniques while stressing on the methods to obtain quality products and services from suppliers. It discusses supplier evaluation and selection, communication of quality requirements, legal aspects, performance measurements, and solving supplied item quality problems.
Academic Supervisor : Fouad A. Assaf

Logistics
This program addresses today's complexity of logistics. Logistics is the management of the flow of goods, information, and other resources between the points of origin and consumption. Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material handling, packaging, and occasionally security.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Technological Management
This course provides the technical savvy and business skills for planning, manufacturing, and engineering. It offers an interdisciplinary examination of the problems encountered in integrating technology and innovation into processes and products; evaluating tangible and intangible aspects of new technology adoption; management of research and development; functional integration of marketing and operations; and the critical role that technology plays in achieving top management objectives.
Academic Supervisor : Earle Taylor

Management Information Systems
This course analyzes information systems and their role in organizations. It focuses on the management of information resources for optimum performance. It reviews hardware, software, data storage, and telecommunication technologies, and considers the issues of emerging technologies, social and ethical concerns, security, and control. It explains the best use of computers to minimize cost and optimize results.
Academic Supervisor : Jose A. Cordova

Human Resources Management
This course examines the cost effectiveness of human resources programs in terms of culture diversity, work force management, benefits, budgets, and financial planning. It explores how to effectively utilize human resources in organizations. Topics include: human resources information systems, employee protection, management succession, and human resources strategic planning.
Academic Supervisor : Philipose Daniel

Six Sigma Methods
This course provides a study of the management and technical aspects of Six Sigma methods. It reviews the principles and practical aspects of leadership, creativity, training, customer expectations, performance metrics, six sigma project management, measurement, problem solving tools, and statistical methods.
Academic Supervisor : Fouad A. Assaf

Total Quality Control
This course studies the quality management system of planning to meet customer needs, organizing resources, and involving employees in continuous improvement. It examines the quality control tools and philosophies that contribute to outgoing quality in the workplace. It finally covers strategic planning and process control management from different perspectives.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Process Improvement Management
This course focuses on the technical and teaming skills necessary to achieve quality-processes. Topics include: understanding quality, the improvement cycle, quality tools, eliminating complexity from work, and implementing quality in processes, activities, and organizations. It also covers statistical process control and methods employed in the assurance of product conformance to quality specifications. It provides an analytical approach to solving problems in quality engineering process design and costs.
Academic Supervisor : Earle Taylor

Operations Management
This course provides an analytical approach to solving problems in production and operations management. It examines quantitative methods for designing and analyzing manufacturing operations, simulation of manufacturing operations, and recent issues in manufacturing including just-in-time production, synchronous manufacturing, and agile manufacturing. It also covers current competitiveness-enhancing techniques like continuous improvement, benchmarking, and business process re-engineering.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Total Quality Management
This course discusses how quality can be achieved in all areas of an organization, including design, production, marketing, customer services, and personnel. It examines how firms create value through quality and how decisions in the areas of capacity, facilities, technology, vertical integration, workforce, quality, production planning, materials control, and organization influence a firm's ability to add value.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

R&D Research & Development
This course presents specific system concepts, methodologies, and tools to strategically plan technology developments, to effectively manage core competencies, and to integrate these developments into existing or future products in order to remain competitive in the world economy. It also presents techniques used to stimulate and manage innovation in the workplace.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

 

Admission - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Total Quality Management Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Total Quality Management Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

AEC - Asociación Española para la Calidad

ALTEC - Asociación Latino-Iberoamericana de Gestión Tecnológica

ASQ - American Society for Quality

EA - European Accreditation

 

 

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