Course Details

Quality Management Systems

Academic Year 2024/25

NWA015 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIR Winter Semester 1st year

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4 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Quality – total quality management. Evaluation of the current situation in the building industry. 2. Quality management system (QMS) according to the ČSN EN ISO 9001:2009 standard for the construction of buildings and other civil engineering works. Characteristics. Implementation procedure. 3. Structure of standards. Structure and contents of the QMS documentation for building companies and construction execution – quality manual. 4. Responsibility of company management when introducing a QMS. Inspection and audit of QMS. 5. Management of resources, preparedness through qualifications, education plan and internal personnel training. 6. Product realization – construction execution. Review of contractual requirements. Selection and evaluation of suppliers and building contractors. Measurement devices and their calibration. SW for quality control. 7. QMS documentation – quality plan, inspection and testing plan, technical regulations , inspection and testing procedures. Site diary. 8. Quality monitoring at construction sites, quality records. Storage and warehouse quality requirements. 9. Construction efficiency, QMS audit, safety system audit, supervisor assessment (TDI). 10. Corrective and preventive measures. Elimination of deficiencies. Costs and quality. QMS certification. 11. Higher forms of quality management – KMJ (TQM, Total Quality Management). Characteristic features and factors. EFQM Model. 12. Reengineering – characteristics, changes, contractors, application within a company. 13. Integrated Management System (IMS) in a building company. Evaluation of construction execution from the perspective of quality, environment and occupational safety.


13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory


1. Introduction to the issues involved in and structure of a quality management system according to ISO 9001. 2. Management of documents and records. 3. Organizational rules in an engineering company, competencies and rights of employees. 4. Quality policy. 5. Proposal of quality goals for an engineering company and its individual parts. 6. Quality plan for construction execution – drafting a proposal for a building contractor. 7. Inspection and test plan for a selected construction proces. 8. Selection and evaluation of suppliers for a building contractor. 9. Internal audit of a the quality management system according to the ČSN ISO 9001:2009 and ČSN ISO 19011.2012 standards. 10. Corrective measures for non-compliance. 11. Proposal of preventive measures for a building contractor. 12. Application of the EFQM model in an engineering company. 13. Evaluation of the assignment and granting of credit.