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Pavel Trvaj

Ing. Pavel Trvaj - QESTR - provides consulting and advisory activities in the implementation of management systems according to ISO and OHSAS standards. He also offer educational activities in the field of process, system engineering, ISO standards, safety regulations and the implementation of mandatory statutory health and safety training.

TDS CERT BRNO

The TDS CERT certification body is a standalone, independent, impartial and financially stable company with sufficient resources to run a system of certification. The aim of TDS CERT is to provide quality services in the sphere of management systems certification, thus bringing our clients an arguable added value. 

Articles

The up-to date system need not fear ISO 9001:2015 changes

Effectively prepared management system need not fear ISO 9001 changes, for example also 2015. Correctly processed map of processes, individual processes (for example in the flow-chart form) make possible finding: all needed information, direction of the changes and process of risks analysis.

Process Audits

Internal audits are indispensable for retroactive verification of management systems according to the international standards of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and other.  Audits can significantly make for enhancement of efficiency, if the audit process is set right and auditors are knowledgeable about the auditing techniques. 

TDS CERT „knows how to certify ISO with a human face“…

TDS CERT asserts, though, unlike many others, „they know how to certify ISO with a human face“ and they fully stand up to numbers of both domestic and foreign competitors, where the quality of service, on the one hand, needs to be balanced against the price on the other. 

The pros and cons of the ISO certification

Certification and working on the processes and the systems cost company owners a lot of money year in year out. Is it really money well spent or is it just the inevitable price to be paid for acquisition of the paper document (certificate)? Does the certification practically give people any added value or has it been just a mere forced business done by certification and consulting companies? How...

Preparation of the small-scale company (ISO) management system

Each entrepreneur who decides to expand their business from a one-man company up will soon feel the need for a system which would coordinate the work of their employees.  Where and how they should begin  -  that is exactly what this article deals with.

ISO may help harmonize

The last issue of our newletter was, in the fashion of Jiří Střelec, devoted to searching for our own way. Apart from his other activities, Jiří Střelec, too, assists companies in implementing the ISO system which introduces certain standards to production and management of the entire company, and can help improve the internal communication as well. Yet the implementation alone, on the other hand,...

Quality Management Systems ISO 9004:2000 Guidelines for performance improvements

The ISO 9004:2000 standard originated as instructions for the performance improvement of organizations. It comprises generalized rules which - if consistently applied by the management - will deliver improved results and performance of their own company.  

Consultancy: how to proceed in order to avoid a mere costly patter

Consultancy in various branches of business provided for entrepreneurs and managers may initially look like an easy way of making money. No need for any infrastructure, there is just the consultant talking to the client. After that you see the consultant billing the client an exorbitant sum without bearing any responsibility whatsoever. A high-quality consultancy looks different, though.

The ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System

The ISO 9001:2000 standard defines the requirements on the quality management system. It is this very standard that directs certifications of quality systems. The fundamental benefit of this standard is its process-orientated approach.  

Consultancy business has changed

The business world of today can no longer afford to get a mere piece of advice, a recommendation or a report from the consultant orthe consulting company, just to implement everything else themselves as their respective situation requires. What entrepreneurs need is to have their problems solved in those areas that are out of their professional expertise. 

Why managers dislike planning?

Have you ever encountered a situation in which a company is left without any plan, or with workers preparing just partial activities in their tables? I have lately come across this phenomenon more than once, which has inspired me to open a discussion on the topic of “Why do managers dislike planning?“  

Councel to a pilgrim regarding travellers

An ancient Indian poem gives counsel to a pilgrim as to how to proceed when he encounters different travellers. The advice is still valid and consulting experience I know that they are completely correct.

Methods

The Process Map

With a company´s management growing ever more demanding and with the necessity to employ more and more processes, a need to emulate is also arising. The process map is a simple quality assurance tool designed to illustrate on the top level everything that the company´s management has to control. 

Economics of quality/grade

The economics of quality is a methodology designed to have organizations enhance the customer satisfaction while cutting the costs at the same time. The methodology is supported by the ISO/TR 10014 international standard: Quality management guideline. It guides the management to achieve their entrepreneurial intent while they continously increase the productivity. ...

The 7 Tools Of Quality

They are very basic tools that help the management and quality specialists stabilize processes, enhance the quality level, identify nonconformities, vizualize the status and so on. The 7 tools of quality represent basic methods for lasting improvement in processes. 

Ishikawa diagram

The Ishikawa diagram is a diagram of causes and their effects aimed at finding the most likely cause of the problem being solved. The quality of products and services cannot be improved unless we have found the real cause of the faults being generated. 

Process modelling

Process modelling is graphic or perhaps verbal expression of processes, that is, the sequence in which the individual process activities should be implemented, what inputs and outputs the processes need to work properly. The principal objective here is to enhance the efficiency and performance of the processes and the company as a whole. 

Flowcharts

Flowcharts easily make it possible to describe progress of operations, activities, their sequence or even fundamental relations among them. Thus, each process or activity is made transparent and simplified.

Offers

Company Management System of Quality Step by Step

A proper implementation of a management system into the company so that it can bring fruit in terms of high efficiency and effectivity takes time and some well-trained workers. Sadly, a large number of companies face a time shortage. They need their ISO certificate as soon as possible or they want to have order introduced into the company fast. Any fast implementation is always...

Process map - business offer

A company can only be managed effectively with detailed knowledge of its functioning. Yet the management cannot know every detail. They mostly use the process map as a clear overview of the company´s functionality. If you want to manage your company effectively, you need to set up the process map correctly, i.e. it has to be in accord with reality, the company´s objectives,...

References

Visual system ISO 9001 a ISO 27001

To prepare a very simple visual system for dynamic, flexible company in the field of software. The Quality Management System to prepare for certification according to ISO 9001 and information security system according to ISO 27001.

Quality Management, Safety

The main point of cooperation was implement QMS system according ISO 9001 standard. The cooperation was branched out later into training and documentation creation for occupational health and safety including internal audits realisation.

Internal auditor training

Preparation of internal auditors and audit capabilities enhance the benefit of company while creating good relationships. To set Audit as a tool for the development of the company.

.A.S.A.

Modelling and optimization of process map, proposals to streamline the management and vision and also how to simplify the system.

Dictionary

5S

The 5S method helps to improve the workplace quality. It is designed to make it more organized so that both the safety and the performance of the workplace can be enhanced. It originates in Toyota corporation, Japan.

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„A consultant's mission is to identify suitable ways of solving his or her clients's problems and create systems to work for people.“ more >>

Jiří Střelec Jiří Střelec

If you are concerned with a person, worker, manager being able to develop themselves on their own, it is not appropriate to give them “advice“, but to show them possible directions. Then the person alone will choose such a road to walk as is close to their heart. One which is close to their abilities, one that they are inclined to walk down. It is up to the OwnWay consultant to search and show such roads as will help people resolve their problems. Roads invariably require a system. Whether it is a system for personal use (in private life, family) or corporate use. All these systems are supposed to be easy to use, usable … well, simply for the folks.

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