Course: Statistical Quality Control

Course type: elective
Lecturer: Irena Ograjenšek, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Study programme and level Study field Academic year Semester
Applied statistics, second level All modules 1st or 2nd 1st or 2nd

For the timeline see Curriculum.


  • Enrolment into the relevant academic year.
  • Positively graded seminar paper is a prerequisite for written exam.

Content (Syllabus outline):
Statistical quality control and business sciences: a historical perspective.
Modern quality management approaches:

  • system
  • model
  • qualitative
  • quantitative

Levels of analysis in statistical quality control:

  • process
  • products and services
  • workplace
  • department
  • company

Data sources for statistical quality control.
Sampling for statistical quality control.
Tools and methods of statistical quality control:

  • basic typologies
  • selection and practical application of qualitative tools and methods
  • selection and practical application of quantitative tools and methods
  • statistical quality control in real time

Statistical quality control and statistical consulting.
Other relevant topics.

Objectives and competences:
The goal of the course is to introduce students to statistical quality control (SQC) emphasizing those aspects which are relevant for SQC's practical implementation.

Intended learning outcomes:
In-depth knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of SQC.
Understanding of the link between SQC and business analysis / business planning.
Skills acquisition:

  • secondary data search, evaluation and use in SQC processes;
  • primary data collection, evaluation and use in SQC processes;
  • use of statistical software packages in quality management processes;
  • data/results of analysis visualization and dissemination in quality management processes.



Glavni kontakt:
e-pošta: info.stat (at)

Kontakt za administrativna vprašanja (vpis, tehnična vprašanja):
Tanja Petek
Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za elektrotehniko, Tržaška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana.
št. sobe: AN012C-ŠTU
telefon: 01 4768 460
e-pošta: tanja.petek (at)