Title Eurpoean Educational Framework for Quality Management (EEFQM)
Project Number 134477-LLP-1-2007-1-IE-LEONARDO-LMP
Project Type Development of Innovation
Country EU-Centralised Projects
Marketing Text The primary aim of this project is to develop a European-wide Framework for Quality Management focused on the accepted continuous improvement quality tools of Lean and Six Sigma.
Summary The Focus for this project is to provide a framework for people working fulltime in Small to Medium size enterprises to study for an academic qualification in Total Quality Management incorporating lean manufacturing that will be recognised across partner countries. This is in accordance with directives set out in the Bologna agreement.
Description The project developed a toolbox of lean tools that were tested and validated by each participating countries industrial partners. the Material developed was then made available through www.aua.ie
material for open learning
Product information Together the partners assembled a suite of lean tools for application in SME's. The tools developed have been developed into a module booklet and incorporated as part of a specialist diploma from the University of Limerick.