Quality Assessment in Cultural Heritage
Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 TP + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S
The students will be introduced to the thematic of quality management as it is today applied to heritage management at international level, specially upon recognition of the HGES methodology by UNESCO. They should be able to apply these methodologies.
Quality Management principles.
Quality assessment models.
The specificities of cultural heritage.
Systemic approach to management.
Systemic management increases effectiveness.
Decisions based on rigorous analyses.
Benefits: informed decisions.
Work as part of a team:
Defining assessment grids
- In an xternal project
- In one's own project
Testing (e.g. Main Church, Almourol Castle, Train Museum, etc).
Method of interaction
Lectures supported by debates and group work where each student has his/her specific responsibilies.
Software used in class