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Short course - Introduction to Project Quality

This course provides a broad overview of quality in projects and quality leadership, before giving insights into four key areas of quality – planning, assurance, control and improvement, introducing a range of tools and techniques.

This is an interactive course that features ‘spotlights’ on examples from construction and other sectors, as well as a case study with supporting exercises, involving the remediation, refurbishment and reconstruction of a former industrial site.

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Course Overview

A two-day awareness course, Introduction to Project Quality provides participants with an overview of quality management activities throughout the project lifecycle, looking at how quality management is implemented is why it is essential for the delivery of successful projects and programmes.

Participants will explore the four stages of the quality lifecycle (planning, assuring, controlling and improving) and the role of project leaders in facilitating quality management.

Available online or in-person, this course is relevant to all individuals working in a project or programme setting and may be especially helpful for those who are new to the project profession.

On this course you will...

  • Describe the role quality plays in projects
  • Explain how quality leadership plays a vital role in successful projects
  • Provide an overview of the role of quality planning in a successful project
  • Review the role of quality control in successful projects
  • Summarise good practices in improving quality
  • Explain how quality can be improved, by leveraging lessons from experience
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Course Structure

What you will learn

Delivered over two days, the course explores the following core topics:

Day one
  • Quality in projects, an overview and the link to nuclear safety
  • Quality leadership, a crucial component
  • Planning quality in projects
Day two
  • Assuring quality in projects
  • Controlling quality in projects
  • Improving quality in projects

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