David Hutchins International Quality College
CQI and Distance learning
CQI Training Courses
Chartered Quality Professional
What course do I want?
Level 5 CQI Diploma in Quality management
Level 3 CQI Certificate in quality Management
Level 5 CQI Certificate in Systems management
Level 5 CQI Certificate in Assuring service and product quality
Level 5 CQI Certificate in Managing supply chain quality
Level 5 CQI Certificate in Quality improvement for business
Level 5 CQI Certificate in Quality management system audit
Fees and DHI Support
CQI Course enrolment
CQI Public courses
Business Performance Improvement through Hoshin Kanri
Benchmarking for results
Benchmarking and best practise
Risk Management Training Courses
Implementing Risk Management
Hoshin Kanri auditor training
Auditing Supplier Quality
Failure Modes and Effects Analysis - FMEA
Managing quality related costs
Quality related cost reduction
Visual Inspection training
Improving process performance
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Diploma
Total Quality Management TQM
Lean manufacturing training courses
Fast Track Lean Manufacturing courses
Jidoka (autonomation) and Single Part Manufacturing
5S/5C Workplace Organisation and SOPs
Total Productive Maintenance and OEE
Cell Manufacture, Multi-skilling and SMED
Value Stream Mapping
Muda - the total elimination of waste
Just in time
Statistical Process Control
Six Sigma and Project by Project Improvement
The DHI Approach to Six Sigma
Six Sigma Awareness (White Belt)
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Courses
Six Sigma Green Belt Training Courses
Six Sigma Brown Belt Training Courses
Six Sigma Black Belt Training Courses
Root Cause Analysis training
Quality Function Deployment - QFD
Quality in Innovation
Developing people skills
Facilitator Skills Development
Quality circles appreciation training course
Quality Circles Facilitator and Team Leader Training Course
Quality Circles Implementation
Quality Circles Masterclass
Quality circles or Gemba Kaizen
Articles and papers
Knowledge data base
A brief history of quality circles
Published Articles by David Hutchins
What is Six Sigma?
What is Total Productive Maintenance?
What is Competitive Benchmarking?
Managing a Product Recall
What is Lean Manufacturing?
Ringing the Bell with Quality Circles
Useful and interesting links
Older books for research
Our success portfolio
16 November 2013
Become a Chartered Quality Professional!
With more than 120 students spread across the world we are recognised to be the leading provider of courses for the aspiring Quality Professional! Join our growing numbers of international students who are enjoying our exceptional pass, merit, distinction success rate for the coveted Chartered Institute of Quality (CQI) Diploma in Quality Management leading to the ultimate designation Chartered Quality Professional and its related Certificates. Our Principal David Hutchins as an 'Academician' in the Intern...
07 November 2013
Human Error - information overload? Motorists are in danger of crashing because of an inability to decipher all the information that is thrown at them on their journeys, Our conclusion from this news is that highway planners could do well to attend the DHI course on Human fallibility also entitled Visual Inspection. According to the director of the RAC Foundation speaking at the Institution of Highways and Transportation Driver Information conference in London. Edmund King, executive director of the RAC Fou...
15 October 2013
Quality catastophes.Life behind the quality Dykes. Not so many years before he died Dr Juran created a video entitled 'life behind the quality dykes' in which he commented that as we come to rely more and more on technology, the consequences of quality related disasters become more severe. The terrible consequences of the natural disaster of the tsunami impacting on all of the safety measures and predictive statistical calculations in the planning and design of the Fakushima Nuclear Power station puts all o...
09 October 2013
Fair trade policy
David Hutchins Innovation operates a Fair Trade Policy. We are very conscious that many of the students of our CQI registered Education Centre are individuals paying for their courses out of their own pocket, sometimes they may be concerned about possible redundancy and we respect that.Also, many of our students come from less wealthy countries.DHI Vision. Our fees and value for money are unchallengable from a non subsidised organisation operating from a Western hemisphere industrialised nation and the serv...
06 June 2013
21 October 2010 Last updated at 08:40 Toyota to recall over a million cars in US and Japan - (BBC news web site) The latest recall affects Toyota Avalon cars built between 2005-06, among others Toyota has announced a recall of more than 1.5 million cars worldwide over ...... The announcement follows more than 10 million car recalls by Toyota already in the past year, including 1.1 million Corolla and Matrix cars in the US and Canada recalled in August because of potentially faulty engine control systems. To...
06 June 2013
Society for Quality Circles
Quality Circles Society - do we need one in the UK?In a past issue of our occasional newsletter Touchstone we reported that during the week of the International Conference on Quality in Japan in 2005 month, both Honda and Toyota seperately announced that they had initiated a policy to aim for 100% membership of Quality Circles in all their operations world wide.Both of these automotive giants of course have extensive operations in the UK.If they are to be successful, it follows that many of their suppliers ...
06 June 2013
Quality in Schools
Report on the 10th anniversary biannual Quality Circles Convention at the City Montessori School in India November 2007.If this event was exceptional in the past, it was stunning this year. More than 3000 students and teachers took part from across India and from 14 countries. For the first time there was a serious representation from the UK with a team of participants from Kingston University and Richmond College.There were more than 200 children each from both Sri Lanka and Nepal and for the first time a ...
06 June 2013
Quality Circles or Gemba Kaizen?
Quality Circles or Gemba Kaizen? There are strong indications that the UK is once again beginning to take an interest in Quality Circles or could it be Kaizen? What is in a name? It comes down entirely to personal preference because the two concepts are identical. One indicator is the fact that David Hutchins now long out of print book ‘The Quality Circles Handbook’ is currently changing hands on Amazon at £95.00 per copy! The confusion over the name derives from the fact that the name Quality Circles ...
06 June 2013
ISO 9001:2000 DTI decision causes chaos?
ISO 9001:2000 DTI decision causes chaos? By David Hutchins, Chairman, David Hutchins International Limited The credibility of ISO 9001:2000 3rd Party Certification is at an all time low and getting lower by the minute. One would imagine that integrity and ethics in such an industry was paramount. One would also imagine that it practiced what it preached and was very carefully controlled and that if any consultancy, training organisation or auditing body stepped out of line it would be severely penalized or ...
06 June 2013
Hoshin Kanri The Strategic Approach to Continuous Improvement
Hoshin Kanri - The strategic Approach to Continuous ImprovementA new book published by Gower Publishing Click here for full details Available online fromwww.amazon.co.ukwww.countrybookstore.co.uk
06 June 2013
DHI re-launch Quality Showcase events
DHI re-launch Quality Showcase events Summer 2008 will be the occasion of the re - launch of the popular David Hutchins International business networking events. The hosts for this next event will be in the West Midlands close to the M5 Motorway. David Hutchins says that networking and the cross fertilisation of ideas is essential to business progress. In Japan, JUSE who have been the mainstay of Business Performance Improvement there, established a strong networking structure soon after World War 2 and thi...
06 June 2013
Steel company slashes costs
Steel Company slashes costs, wins national Quality Award for the fourth year running and moves into the top slot in world class leadershipDavid Hutchins’ client Mobarakeh Steel has rocked the fiercely competitive world of Steel Making by the ruthless application of the quality sciences and disciplines. Starting on their journey towards world class leadership in Quality and Lean manufacturing, as recently as 1998, Mobarakeh began their climb up the steepest possible curve of improved business performance tha...
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