Course syllabus 622Z511 - Quality Management Systems in Horticulture (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Quality Management Systems in Horticulture
Level of study: 2.
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Ján Mezey, PhD.
Supervising department: Department of Fruit Growing, Viticulture and Enology (FZKI)
International Master of Horticulture Science - master (required), 3. semester
Teaching hours per week:
0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures 12 lessons
Seminars 14 lessons
Excursions, Field practices 4 lessons
Semestral work 15 lessons
Individual work 59 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning):
full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (4 credits)
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
To provide knowledge concerning the importance and the principles of performance of different quality management systems in the sphere of the production of horticultural products in the individual branches of horticulture.
Learning outcomes - graduate of the subject is able to participate actively in implementation and realization of individual management quality systems in enterprises with horticultural production, solves operative tasks and doccumentation related to their performance and control of their implementation.
Course contents:
System of quality management as a tool for ensuring the high quality of products, benefits and adverse impacts of quality system performance in individual components of the chain "producer - processing plant - retailor - consumer. Characteristics of quality management systems HACCP, STN EN ISO 2200, ISO 9001, BRC Standard, IFS Standard, GlobalGAP, TFMS, SQF 1000 - implementation of the system, documentation, audits and control of keeping the system requirements, product quality assessment regarding the requirements of the idividual systems.
Recommended or required reading:
MACHALEC, M. -- Zavádzanie nových štandardov v oblasti bezpečnosti potravín - potravinový reťazec, ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System, EurepGAP, BVQI Slovakia s.r.o. Bratislava, 2005

Language of instruction: English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 54

20,4 %
29,6 %
29,6 %
13,0 %
7,4 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Ján Mezey, PhD. (person responsible for course)
doc. Ing. Oleg Paulen, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
20. 1. 2017

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 01/20/2017.

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