Course Title: Textile Quality Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Textile Quality Management

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1457

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016

BUSM2295

Brunswick Campus

Postgraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006

BUSM3164

Brandix Coll of Clothing Techn

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Offsh 1 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh1 17

Course Coordinator: Grant Emerson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9149

Course Coordinator Email: grant.emerson@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 511.1.05


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will study quality management and quality in textile manufacturing, sourcing and in retailing of textiles. This includes the development of quality assurance systems; principles of total quality management; an overview of quality standards (ISO, AS); quality procedures; statistical processes control methods and over view of quality improvement right through out the supply chain of TCFL industry.

 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following capabilities:

1. Apply analytical decision making techniques in a fashion and textiles environment.

2. Problem solve and apply sustainable practises related to fashion and textiles issues.

3. Apply logical and critical thinking in resolving a range of management issues in a fashion and textiles context.

4. Identify emerging global issues in fashion and textiles and operate professionally and ethically in a multi-cultural society.
 


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Compare and contrast the philosophies of recognised experts in Quality Management 

2. Evaluate a variety of methods in industry which are used to support TQM 

3. Apply techniques to promote a TQM culture in the workplace.

 


Overview of Learning Activities

Key concepts of quality textile management and their application will be explained and discussed in lectures and tutorials with opportunities to analyse and discuss relevant case studies.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Fashion and Textiles students. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies Fashion and Textiles Library Guides

The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarians Michelle Matheson michelle.matheson@rmit.edu.au (Brunswick)
and Gwen Scott gwen.scott@rmit.edu.au (City)
 


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course learning outcomes and your development against program capabilities.

Assessments may include examination, assignments and case studies.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic#assessment