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

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code: 622Z511
Course unit title:
Quality Management Systems in Horticulture
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 10 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
International Master of Horticulture Science - master (required), 3. semester
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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

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Assessed students in total: 54

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

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

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