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PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Quality Management

Quality Management

Includes the processes and activities of the


performing organization that determine quality
policies, objectives, and responsibilities so that the
project will satisfy the needs for which it was
undertaken

Quality Management

8.1 Plan Quality Management

Is the process of identifying quality requirements


and/or standards for the project and its
deliverables, and documenting how the project will
demonstrate compliance with relevant quality
requirements

Provides guidance and direction on how quality will


be managed and validated throughout the project.

8.1 Plan Quality Management

Cost-Benefit Analysis

A cost-benefit analysis for each quality activity


compares the cost of the quality step to the
expected benefit

Cost of Quality (COQ)

Seven Basic Quality Tools (7QC)

Cause-and-effect diagrams, which are also known as


fishbone diagrams or as Ishikawa diagrams
Flowcharts, display the sequence of steps and the branching
possibilities
Checksheets, may be used as a checklist when gathering data.
Pareto diagrams, a special form of vertical bar chart
Histograms, are used to describe the central tendency,
dispersion, and shape of a statistical distribution
Control charts, determines whether or not a process is stable
or has predictable performance
Scatter diagrams, plot ordered pairs (X, Y) explain a change
in the dependent variable

Seven Basic Quality Tools (7QC)

Quality Management Plan

Is a component of the project management plan


that describes how the organizations quality
policies will be implemented

Describes how the project management team plans


to meet the quality requirements set for the project

Process Improvement Plan

Details the steps for analyzing project management


and product development processes to identify
activities that enhance their value
Areas to consider
Process

boundaries
Process configuration
Process metrics
Targets for improved performance

8.2 Perform Quality Assurance

Is the process of auditing the quality requirements


and the results from quality control measurements to
ensure that appropriate quality standards and
operational definitions are used
Facilitates the improvement of quality processes

8.2 Perform Quality Assurance

Quality Management and Control Tools

Uses the tools and techniques of the Plan Quality


Management and Control Quality processes
Affinity

diagrams
Process decision program charts (PDPC)
Interrelationship digraphs
Tree diagrams
Prioritization matrices
Activity network diagrams
Matrix diagrams

Quality Management and Control Tools