Optimum Quality: Specifications and Supplier Certification

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About the Course

Quality levels within an organization can vary widely between suppliers. Using effective specifications and certifying your suppliers enables you to optimize the quality levels and to reduce costs in your organization.

Course Description

In many cases, organizations use multiple suppliers to manufacture and deliver products or services. Different suppliers can have different levels of expertise, which impacts the overall quality of the products or services they provide. At an organizational level, it is necessary to ensure that the products or services from all such suppliers are of a consistent quality. Creating effective specifications and certifying suppliers is a key factor for optimizing the level of quality that you receive.

This course focuses on identifying what quality means to different stakeholders and discusses ways to improve it. You will identify ways to develop effective specifications and determine the advantages and disadvantages of each type. Finally, you will recognize the benefits of certifying suppliers and determine ways to create effective quality capability surveys.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify ways to improve quality levels within your organization.
  • Identify the need for quality specifications.
  • Determine the types of quality specifications.
  • Recognize the need for supplier certification.