Course syllabus MKAP - Quality Management in Automotive Industry (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title: Quality Management in Automotive Industry
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: Ing. et Ing. Martin Folta, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Production, Logistics and Quality Management (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: Quality Management or Supplier Quality Management
Time allowance: full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/8 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Classified fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Course objective:
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with quality management in the automotive industry. Through seminars, attention will be paid to key areas with increased requirements for quality based on the quality requirements in the automotive industry. Through case studies and practical examples will be presented modern approaches and methods of quality management in the automotive sector.
Course methods: Presentation, use of expert studies, videos and practical demonstrations, team work in groups.
Course content:
1.Introduction into quality management in the automotive industry (allowance 1/1)
2.Process approach in the management of automotive industry (allowance 1/1)
3.International system standards in the automotive industry - structure, development and the requirements of IATF 16949 standard, integrated management systems (allowance 1/1)
4.Advanced Product Quality Planning in automotive industry (APQP) - methodical approach and methods of advanced product quality planning (allowance 1/1)
5.Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) - purpose, requirements, submission levels, documentation (allowance 1/1)
6.Quality management in purchasing of automotive industry - supplier relationship management, complaints, 8D method (allowance 1/1)
7.Quality control in serial production phase of the product life cycle in automotive industry - Statistical Process Control, Poka-Yoke (allowance 1/1)
8.Auditing in automotive industry - types of audits, meaning, purpose (allowance 1/1)
9.Certification in automotive industry - rules of certification process in the automotive industry (allowance 1/1)
10.Human Resources Management and maintenance in quality management of automotive industry (allowance 1/1)
11.Metrology in quality management systems of the automotive industry - measuring, measuring equipments, measurement system analysis (allowance 1/1)
12.Selected methods and tools for quality planning and continuous improvement in automotive industry - DFMEA, PFMEA (allowance 1/1)
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
-Will demonstrate the specifics in purchasing, human resources, metrology, maintenance and certification in the automotive industry
-Will explain the methodological approach of advanced product quality planning and production part approval process in the automotive industry
-Will interpret the requirements of system standards and will apply a process approach in the automotive industry
-Will use appropriate methods and tools for quality planning and quality improving in the automotive industry

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures12 h0 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials12 h8 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h9 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation15 h37 h
     Ongoing evaluation10 h0 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work10 h0 h
     Composing of presentation5 h0 h
     Preparation for final test20 h30 h
Total84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation40 %50 %
Presentation20 %0 %
Final test40 %50 %
Total100 %100 %
Course completion:
Active participation in the exercises.
Creating a successful defense of semester work.
Successful completion of the final test.
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
For lessons are available working papers, case studies from industry, the possibility of individual consultations with the lecturer (office hours).

Consultation with the teacher (tutor) may take place through a school set up e-mail accounts on the basis of agreed terms and in personal meetings during office hours announced by specially for the students attending combined form of study.
Students can attend lectures and seminars on the subject in the context of full-time study and use other office hours offered by the teacher outside the schedule of combined studies.
Reading list:
Language of instruction: Czech
PLURA, J. Plánování jakosti II.  [online]. 2012. URL:
Language of instruction: English
STAMATIS, D H. Quality Assurance, Applying Methodologies for Launching New Products, Services, and Customer Satisfaction. Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. ISBN 978-1-4987-2868-3.

Language of instruction: Czech
ISO/TS 16949.: Systémy managementu kvality - zvláštní požadavka na používání ISO 9001:2008. 3rd ed. Praha: Česká společnost pro jakost, 2009. ISBN 978-80-02-2176-6.
MASAAKI, I. Kaizen metoda, jak zavést úspornější a flexibilnější výrobu v podniku. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, a.s., 2004. 272 p. ISBN 80-251-0461-3.
FMEA, D. -- FRANKE, W. Analýza možností vzniku vad a jejich následků. Praha: Česká společnost pro jakost, 2001. ISBN 80-02-00968-1.
JAROŠOVÁ, E. Průvodce základními statistickými metodami. 2010.
PLURA, J. Plánování a neustálé zlepšování jakosti. Praha: Computer Press, 2001. 244 p. ISBN 80-7226-543-1.
NENADÁL, J. Integrovaný systém řízení. Praha: Verlag Dashöfer, 2005. ISBN 80-86897-02-8.
NENADÁL, J. Management partnerství s dodavateli. Praha: Management Press, 2006. 315 p. ISBN 80-7261-152-6.
Language of instruction: English
FOLTA, M. Problems Solving Model in Supply Chains. In CLC 2012: Carpathian Logistics Congress. 1st ed. Ostrava: TANGER, 2012, p. 446--453. ISBN 978-80-87294-36-9.
STAMATIS, D. Advanced quality planning: a commonsense guide to AQP and APQP. 1st pbk. print. Portland: Taylor&Francis, 2001. 272 p. ISBN 1-56327-258-X.
STAMATIS, D. Failure mode and effect analysis: FMEA from theory to execution. Milwaukee, Wisc.: ASQ Quality Press, 2003. 443 p. ISBN 0-87389-598-3.
GRAMLING, A. -- RITTENBERG, L. -- JOHNSTONE, K. Auditing: A Risk Based-Approach to Conducting a Quality Audit, 10th Edition. Boston, MA, USA: Cengage Learning, 2016. ISBN 978-1-305-08057-7.
EVANS, J. -- LINDSAY, W. Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 10th Edition. Boston, MA, USA: South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2017. ISBN 978-1-305-66254-4.
FOLTA, M. -- BRADÁČ, J. Production Part Approval Process in the Metallurgical Sector For Automotive Industry. In METAL 2015: 24rd International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials. 1st ed. Ostrava: Tanger, 2015, p. 1915--1921. ISBN 978-80-87294-62-8.
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ACTION GROUP, A. Measurement System Analysis (MSA).  [online]. 2010. URL:
QIU, P. Introduction to Statistical Process Control. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4398-4799-2.

Study plans:
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Run in the period of: WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2016/2017   (and older)
Course tutor: Ing. et Ing. Martin Folta, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech, English
Room: Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Aleš Kutín on 09/02/2019.

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