Certification Preparation/Refresher Courses

Certified Quality Auditor Preparation/Refresher CP-180 and CP-190

RU: 3.0    Prerequisite: None

Abstract: This course will help experienced auditors become better prepared for the CQA examination by having them become thoroughly familiar with the complete Body of Knowledge for the CQA examination. Class discussions will include an in-depth review of the examination process, and example test questions (over 700) and answers will be provided to offer attendees a better understanding of the basic principles and applications that will appear on the examination.

Certified Quality Engineer Preparation/Refresher CP-200

RU: 3.6    Prerequisites: See the requirements stated for the ASQ CQE Examination at www.asq.org as these provide the background subject knowledge that will useful in taking this course.

Abstract: This course will help attendees become better prepared for the CQE examination by having them become familiar with the complete Body of Knowledge (see Topics to be covered below) for the CQE examination. The classroom techniques will include lecture, individual participation, group problem discussion, case studies, and quizzes to test understanding. All questions will be answered.

Taking this course does not require you to sit for the next exam or any exams. This course can be used to learn the fundamental elements that a Quality Engineer should know and be prepared to implement. The CQE Primer from the Quality Council of Indiana will be given to each participant.

Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) Refresher/Preparation CP-350

RU: 2.1    Prerequisites: None

Abstract: The Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence is a professional who leads and champions process-improvement initiatives—everywhere from small businesses to multinational corporations—that can have regional or global focus in a variety of service and industrial settings. A Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence facilitates and leads team efforts to establish and monitor customer/supplier relations, supports strategic planning and deployment initiatives, and helps develop measurement systems to determine organizational improvement.

The Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence should be able to motivate and evaluate staff, manage projects and human resources, analyze financial situations, determine and evaluate risk and employ knowledge management tools and techniques in resolving organizational challenges. Taking this course does not require you to sit for the next exam or any exam. This course can be used to learn the fundamental elements that a Quality Manager should know and be prepared to implement.

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Preparation/Refresher CP-400

RU: 3.0    Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this preparation/refresher class; however precise information regarding registration for the CSSGB exam is found in the ASQ Certifications area at www.asq.org.

Abstract: Six Sigma techniques help all persons participating in process improvements in diverse businesses such as manufacturing, construction, healthcare, finance, operations, customer service, engineering, electronics, communications, logistics, sales, quality, and purchasing. Six Sigma projects are team based and some examples include cycle time reduction, reducing error (or mistake) rate, customer complaints and solving quality problems.

Taking this class will develop a comradeship and collaborations that one gets by attending the evening classes with professionals. This course will help you learn Six Sigma methodologies for process improvement and help you take the ASQ test, passing which certifies you as CSSGB.