This course presents a blend between strategy and quality to help participants develop the right skills to plan their organization's quality strategic plans. The course will take participants through the history of quality and strategy and link them both using practical applications. Participants will learn how to analyze current organizational status and identify gaps and future needs. The course will also examine the strategic planning process from initiation to selection of initiatives. Moreover, the identification process of quality key result areas will be discussed. Participants will leave with the tools, skills and knowledge to start their own journey to strategize for their quality departments and produce deployment plans.
This course uses workshops, case studies and group debriefs to help participants understand various strategy and quality concepts and applications. The course also features hands-on experience to illustrate the strategic planning process from A to Z and the process of drafting a quality plan. This course is supported by various videos on strategy and quality applications.
Team discussions and presentations are used throughout the course to foster participants’ understanding of strategic planning process with respect to quality deployment in organizations.
All quality managers and staff who are involved in influencing, formulating or supporting the long term planning and strategy of the quality department or organization as well as those who are responsible for linking, measuring and improving the performance of others. The course is also suitable for employees targeted for development or promotion within the quality function.