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CQI Diploma in Quality Management Online Distance Learning Course

About the Course

This prestigious UK accredited Chartered Quality Institute CQI Diploma is specially designed to provide working professionals with an internationally recognised qualification in Quality Management, studied by online distance learning.

The content raises their knowledge and understanding of the critical role that Quality plays in today's complex organisations, and provides them with a range of operational and strategic tools and techniques.

The wide-ranging content makes this equally relevant to consultants and owner managers wishing to build a comprehensive knowledge of Quality Management approaches.

Awarding Body

CQI - Chartered Quality Institute.

Level

This award is at Level 5 on the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework.

Entry Requirements

This award is suitable for mature students who are:

  • Over 25 years of age;
  • Have a minimum of 4 years work experience;
  • Have a minimum of 1 year in a role with Quality Management responsibilities.

Start Date

Every Monday except on UK Bank Holidays.

Duration

We estimate that this course should take between 18 and 30 months to complete.

Content

9 (nine) mandatory modules:

Management System Models

  • Applying Quality Models
  • The Role of Quality Standards
  • Integrated Management Systems

Quality Planning in the Product Lifecycle

  • Service-Product Lifecycle Stages
  • The Role of Quality in Lifecycle Management
  • Cross-functional Approaches to Quality

Monitoring and Measuring for Quality

  • Monitoring and Measuring Quality
  • Quality Data Collection and Analysis
  • Quality-related Decision Making

Quality Related Legislation and Regulation

  • Legislation Relevant to Quality Management
  • Legislation and Regulation Risk Assessment
  • Reducing Liability through Conformity and Compliance

People in Quality

  • Quality and Organisational Values and Culture
  • Behavioural Approaches
  • Communications and Quality

Management Systems Audit

  • Auditing Processes
  • The Role of Auditing
  • Auditing Standards>

Quality Management

  • Quality Concepts and Principles
  • Process Design and Improvement
  • Managing Quality Costs

Using Quality to Improve Business Performance

  • The principles of Continual Improvement
  • Identifying and Prioritising areas of Improvement
  • Managing an Improvement Project

Business Research

  • Research Processes and Methodologies
  • Conducting a Research Project
  • Reporting and Presentation

Assessment

Management System Models - Assignment

Quality Planning in the Product Lifecycle - Assignment

Monitoring and Measuring for Quality - Assignment

Quality Related Legislation and Regulation - Assignment

People in Quality - Examination

Management Systems Audit - Examination

Quality Management - Examination

Using Quality to Improve Business Performance - Combined Project

Business Research - Combined Project

Examinations

Examinations are held in London, in UK regional centres, and in British Council and Embassy offices.

Tutor Support

Following registration, you will be allocated a UK-based tutor, who will be available by telephone, fax, and email to discuss your coursework and give advice and guidance on assignments and examination revision.

Course Delivery

The course is a self study course. It is delivered via an online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) called Moodle. Please contact us if you require any further information.

Study Time

Course Materials: Each module 35 hours

Background Reading: 1 hour average per week

Assignments: Each module 15 hours

Revision: Each module 15 hours

Study Fees

Total Cost: £3555 GBP

Per Unit: £395 GBP

* please note: this fee does not include CQI Registration, Membership, or Examination Fees

For more information and an application form please complete our enquiry form. Please click here for payment methods.

Important Information

CQI Student Registration

On enrolling with us to study the course, our Student Services team will provide you with the CQI Enrolment Form, which you will need to complete and return to us for us to record and then send on to the CQI.

* enrolment forms can only be obtained from us, your Education Centre - they are not available directly from the CQI.

* Please note: although you must obtain the Enrolment Form from us, and return it to us, it is your responsibility to do this in order to register for membership of the CQI, as this must be done personally.

CQI Examination Registration

On enrolling with us to study the course, our Student Services team will provide you with an electronic copy of the CQI Unit Entry Form (examinations and assignments), which you will need to complete and return to us, for us to record and then send on to the CQI.

When you are certain that you wish to sit an examination or submit an assignment you will need to complete a Unit Entry Form for each Module that you wish to sit, and send this to us, for us to record and then send on to the CQI.

Additional Unit Entry Forms can be obtained from our Student Services on request.

* Please note: although you must obtain the Unit Entry Form (examinations and assignments) from us, and return it to us, it is your responsibility to register for the CQI examinations and assignments, as this must be done personally.

Student Membership and Examination Registration Fees

CQI Fees - for Student Membership and Examination Registration Fees - are not included in our Study Fees.

When applying for Student Membership or registering for Examinations, please ensure that you nominate yourself or your organisation to be invoiced by the CQI for these fees, or BSBM Ltd, if you have paid the fees to us.

Examination Location Costs

Please note that any location fees charged by the Examination Centre, in the UK or Overseas, must be paid directly to that Examination Centre by the student or their organisation. Neither we, nor the CQI, are responsible for Examination Centre location fees.

Late Entry Fees

Please note we cannot be responsible if you are charged late entry examination fees. These are your responsibility and must be paid by you.

Late Cancellation Fees

Please note we will not be responsible for Withdrawal/Cancellation charges made by the CQI when a student withdraws from an examination after the deadline for withdrawals has passed. These are your responsibility and must be paid by you.

Accredited by:

  • CQI approved education centre
  • This course is accredited by the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI)

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