Quality Cost Reduction Strategies

Two hot buttons for any for profit organization, first is the excessive quality cost and the other is the loss of sales revenue. So, the language of money is essential. For a successful quality effort, the single most important element is leadership by upper management. To gain that leadership, we should first convince management that a problem exists (excessive costs due to poor quality) that requires their attention and action.
A robust quality cost system coupled with successful quality improvement projects is a solid way to increase organization profit.

Course Overview

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.

Course Objectives

  • 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.

Course Outline

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

2. Quality Cost System

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

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

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

5. Two Case Studies (Service and Manufacturing)
6. Project Discussion

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to match candidates working into any function across the organization with any educational background, little or no practical experience and they want to be effective change agents into their organizations and leaders in applying quality cost reduction strategies.
Candidates may be from any type of business or fresh graduates or students.

Course Duration

30 hours.

More Information

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