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ASQ CQA Exam Prep Course 10 Monday Evenings Live ONLINE (CP180-2)

May 20 at 6:00 pm - July 29 at 9:00 pm

$699.00 - $799.00

This course is ONLINE “live” on ten* (10) Monday evenings 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time – led by ASQ Philadelphia Section instructor Lou Angelucci. There is no classroom attendance option. This precedes ASQ’s computer-based testing window of August 2 – 18, 2019. A cost saving discount is offered through Early Bird registration, and when three or more from the same company register together.

*Monday May 27th a US Holiday, is excluded from the 10 sessions. There will be no class that day.

The Section reserves the right to cancel the course if the minimum enrollment of 6 is not met. Refunds will be provided if class is not held. For tracking status of Go/No-Go based on ticket sales you can contact Section 0505 volunteer Tom Reed tomreed610@verizon.net.

The connection for the live online http://www.GoToMeeting.com requires Google Chrome browser on your computer. Get Chrome: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser. Your contact information email and Phone Number obtained during registration is important. The instructor will contact you directly before the first class on how to access the Web-based platforms for the course.

Prerequisites:  None required.  However, attendees preparing to take the ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) examination must have the requisite experience and education to qualify for the examination. Go to http://www.asq.org and click on Certification to obtain all the information necessary to sit for the examination.

Proposed Benefits:

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 (see Topics to be covered below) for the CQA examination.

Class discussions will include an in-depth review of the examination process, and example test question and answer will be provided to offer attendees a better understanding of the basic principles and applications that will appear on the examination.

Companies and organizations will benefit by having their employees better prepared in auditing techniques to conduct audits. Audits should become more efficient and thorough which translates into reduced audit time, less interruption and quicker resolutions of findings. This should increase your bottom line thorough your employees’ mastery of Quality Auditing skills. Having ASQ Certified Quality Auditors confirms your companies/organizations commitment to Quality.

Class Details (10 weekly Tuesday evening sessions):

ASQ members earn 3.0 RUs.

The Live Online instructor-led virtual classroom techniques will include lecture, individual participation, group problem discussion, studies, and quizzes to test understanding.

In an instructor-led class, any individual’s weaknesses of the subject matter are worked-on as a group so as to explain, clarify and fix the weakness.

In addition, the Live aspect provides the camaraderie, collaboration, and connections with others in the field of Quality that may provide support and assistance in many other ways.

The $70.00 CQA Primer from the Quality Council of Indiana from http://www.qualitycouncil.com/cqa/ will be required of each participant to purchase from themselves before the first class. The $35.00 CQA solution set, is not required but it is recommended. The Primer will be used as the principle class guide. Sample test questions, with answers, in the Primer offer participants a better understanding of the basic principles and applications that will appear on the exam. The Solution Set has expanded explanations to the sample test questions contained in the Primer.

QCI Primer CQA $70 in shopping cart (March-2019)

Taking this course does not require you to sit for the next exam. The information can be used to learn the fundamental elements that a Quality Auditor should know and be prepared to implement

Topics to be covered:

CQA Overview

  • ASQ Code of Ethics
  • Audit Program and Business Applications

 Auditing Fundamentals

  • Definition of Audit Terms
  • Audit Types
  • Applications and Specific Terms

 Audit Process

  • Sampling for Audits
  • Organizing for the Audit Function
  • Staffing and Training the Audit Function
  • Audit Scheduling
  • Conducting the Audit
  • Reporting Audit Results

 Auditor Competencies

 Quality Tools and Techniques     

  • Corrective Action and Follow-up
  • Supplier Audits/ Survey
  • Statistical Concepts

Class Logistics:

  • Evenings: 10 sessions of live instruction Online only, each session runs from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time
  • Online Course is conducted via http://www.gotomeeting.com. The instructor will provide the exact information needed after registration, using the email address the Registrant provides in the purchase transaction through Eventbrite.
  • Classes are recorded and shall be available for playback as a reference or if a class is missed.

About the Instructor – Lou Angelucci, CQE, CQA, CPGP, PMP

Louis is an experienced QA Director in establishing specifications criteria OOS and product release. He is also an experienced regulatory affairs director in establishing necessary programs for regulatory submissions, CAPA management, complaint handling and adverse event reporting. He was a corporate director for validation responsible for project management. Established standard practices for validation worldwide. A recognized quality compliance and industry leader. Lou holds PMI PMP certification as well as ASQ CQA and CQE certifications..

Certification Note:

Registration and fees for this class do not include registration for any certification examination. The ASQ exam registration deadline for the June testing window will be approximately midway through this course. The Section is not responsible for re-registration Certification Exam fees if this course is cancelled. If you are interested in taking the ASQ–CQA Certification Examination, please go to http://www.asq.org and click on Certification.

Payment Options:

Payment for the course is due by the Eventbrite Sales End date and time.

PayPal: This is the preferred payment. Follow instructions on the Eventbrite Registration page.

Pay by Check: Act promptly. An alternative that requires special arrangement with the Instructor and Section Treasurer listed below, is to pay by check. Contact via Email the Instructor directly Lou Angelucci 267-798-9930 or backup volunteer Tom Reed tomreed610@verizon.net m: 215-779-6712 to receive email confirmation of securing a seat; then, Make checks payable to: ASQ Philadelphia Section 0505.

Mail the check to:

              ASQ Section 0505

              c/o Tom Petrocella, Section Treasurer

              422 Woodland Ave

              Glendora, NJ  08029

Emergency Contacts:

Status of Go/No-Go based on ticket sales: Section 0505 volunteer Tom Reed tomreed610@verizon.net

All other needs: Instructor Lou Angelucci 267-789-9930, or Section 0505 Treasurer Tom Petrocella 609-405-0035 tpetrocella@comcast.net.


May 20 at 6:00 pm
July 29 at 9:00 pm
$699.00 - $799.00
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ONLINE ONLY – GotoMeeting Information


Philadelphia Section – American Society for Quality