Business excellence

Quality Cost Reduction Strategies (BE-05)

6 Lessons
30 Hrs
Dr. Rham Mahmoud


Cost reduction strategies reduce operations costs while increasing productivity and operational efficiency allowing for strategic reallocation of resources. Cost reduction strategies provide additional benefits that ripple throughout the business by eliminating waste, accelerating processes, and utilizing resources effectively. With reduced operation cost, the organization can refocus budgeted resources on expanding operations or new market expansion. This supports the strategic alignment of goals as well as innovation and increasing market share. Business success relies on operational success, so this program helps organizations take a strategic approach to reducing operations costs. Learn from world class consultants and trainers how to implement quality cost reduction strategies and how to reap real gains out of its deployment.
Allow businesses to trim their budgets while delivering a satisfactory product or service on time. Learn how to quantify the losses that are affecting your profit and how to reduce and control them so you can optimize your operation cost as much as possible. Learn to apply cost reduction strategies over time to reduce costs throughout an organization, especially in the areas of scrap, rework, defects/errors, field service, long lead time, unplanned stoppages and warranty cost leading to improved operational profits. Cost of poor quality costs companies millions of dollars each year, and its reduction can transform marginally successful companies into profitable ones. Increase team-based output and be prepared to lead and participate in cost reduction initiatives.


Week 1

  • 1. Quality Cost Concepts

    -Historical Development.
    -The Economics of Quality.
    -Goal of A Quality Cost System.
    -Taguchi Quality Loss Function.
    -Accounting Interface.
    -Management of Quality Costs.

Week 2

  • 2. Quality Cost System

    -Quality Cost Categories, Elements and Bases.
    -Hidden Quality Costs.
    -Trend Analysis and The Improvement Process.
    -Budgeting, Standardization and Control.

Week 3

  • 3. Quality Cost Program Implementation

    -Leadership and Managing For Change.
    -Quality Cost Education.
    -Internal Quality Cost Procedure.
    -Quality Cost Data Collection and Loss Analysis.
    -Reporting and Evaluation.

Week 4

  • 4. Quality Cost Reduction And Continuous Improvement

    -Quality Cost Improvement Philosophy.
    -Quality Costs and The Profit.
    -How to Reduce Quality Costs?.
    -Supplier Quality Management.
    -Strategic Planning.

Week 5

  • 5. Two Case Studies (Service and Manufacturing)

Week 6

  • 6. Project Discussion


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