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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Total Quality Management via distance learning
The continuous search for excellency and quality is crucial to yield better products, superior services, and successful business. This Doctor Ph.D. Degree 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 : Ronald D. Fite
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The Doctor Ph.D. Degree online via distance learning offers students the highest level of specialization a discipline can offer. More info...
* 45 to 72 academic credits above a Master's program.
* Average Duration: 24 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% Thesis.
* Admission is open for adults over 27 years of age.
* Master's degree or international equivalent (5 years of study) is required for admission.
Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned postgraduate credit: 130 Euros (170 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)
45 ... 72 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"It is not the degree that makes a man great, it is the man that makes the degree great." Niccolò Machiavelli.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Total Quality Management via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 39 Academic credits - Total Quality Management Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 39 Academic credits: Total Quality Management Online
BIU Earned Credits
Credits earned through the completion of academic work at Bircham International University (Reports, Projects and Thesis).
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...
Postgraduate level continuing education course.
Previous knowledge in this field of study is required.
601TQM - Total Quality - TQ
602TQM - Organizational Administration
603TQM - Measuring Customer Satisfaction
604TQM - Supplier Quality Management
605TQM - Six Sigma Methods
606TQM - Logistics
607TQM - Technological Management
608TQM - Management Information Systems
609TQM - Total Quality Control
610TQM - Process Improvement Management
611TQM - Operations Management
612TQM - Human Resources Management
613TQM - Total Quality Management
Bibliography: Total Quality Management via distance learning
The corresponding textbooks are included in the fees. Once the fee has been paid, the books may take between two to five weeks to reach your address. Bircham International University offices may inform you at any time of the status of your books. If the book is in English, the required report must be written in English unless you have requested to write it in other language and have gained Bircham International University authorization. More info...
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+ 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. For example: Industrial Production.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Total Quality Management:
ABCE - Associação Brasileira de Consultores de Engenharia
ABEMEC - Associação de Engenharia Mecânica e Industrial
ACE - Association for Consultancy and Engineering
AEC - Asociación Española para la Calidad
AFM - Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
ALTEC - Asociación Latino-Iberoamericana de Gestión Tecnológica y de la Innovación
AMCSTI - Réseau des Acteurs des Cultures Scientifique, Technique et Industrielle
AMT - Association for Manufacturing Technology
ASQ - American Society for Quality
BEMA - British Engineering Manufacturers Association
EIA - Engineering Industries Association
FIM - Fédération des Industries Mécaniques
GAMBICA - Association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology
IEEE TEMS - Technology and Engineering Management Society
NAM - National Association of Manufacturers
SME - Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional. 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 en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...
+ 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).
Admission requirements: Doctor - Total Quality Management
Bircham International University distance learning degree admission requirements differ depending upon the Faculty and the major of study. There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, sex, beliefs and/or religion. A minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any adult degree program syllabus has to be transferred from previous education and/or validated from professional experience in order to gain admission. A maximum of 20% of the total number of credits required by the distance learning degree program can be transferred from professional and life experience. More info...
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Learning outcomes: Doctor - Total Quality Management
The following learning outcomes are compatible with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning and continuing education. The EQF directives facilitate acceptance of this course credits by many higher education institution. These learning outcomes are achieved after completion of this course with a passing grade. Better grades will demonstrate higher analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills. More info...
EQF LEVEL 6. Advanced knowledge and critical understanding.
Outcome resulting from course content assessment and its applicability to problem solving.
The student's ability to combine the different parts of the text and to form a new coherent and harmonic final report will determine the critical understanding of the subject and an advanced knowledge of Total Quality Management. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Total Quality Management to different Business & Media decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...
EQF LEVEL 7. Advanced knowledge and critical thinking.
Outcome resulting from written critical thinking and its applicability to problem solving.
The student will contrast and evaluate the learned material with his/her own knowledge and experience to express an opinion about Total Quality Management, to consider the practical application of the key concepts, and to argue the conclusions along the written report. Personal judgments and opinion should be based on sound criteria and must be clearly discussed. More info...
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Total Quality Management Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Total Quality Management