July 11–13, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

ASQ Quality Institute: The Fundamentals is a collection of introductory quality courses being held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from July 11–13, 2016. The Quality Institute training courses provide you the opportunity to gain fundamental quality knowledge to enhance your career opportunities. July is the most popular time of year for Milwaukee tourism. So, it’s an ideal time for your business trip to double as a vacation. In this case, there’s nothing wrong with “mixing business and pleasure.”  


Corrective and Preventive Action

July 11

Many companies do not get the benefit of proper and thorough corrective & preventive action (CA/PA) as staff time, skill, tools and an in­depth understanding of a CA/PA system are often lacking internally. Learn how to leverage  this key component for improvement in a quality management system to benefit your organization.

Instructor: Tim King


ASQ Team Excellence training (Level 1): Developing High-Performing Teams

July 11-12

Generate superior effectiveness in your organization by developing and sustaining high-performing teams. Managing projects from start to finish, adding significance to the projects by applying the International Team Excellence (ITE) framework, and learning the value of the feedback report is a roadmap to business excellence.

Instructor: Barry Bickley


ASQ’s Quality 101

July 12-13

Quality tools enable you to accomplish change and manage improvement across your organization. This course teaches concepts like the seven basic quality tools to improve processes and increase your organization’s operational efficiency.

Instructor: Tim King


Root Cause Analysis

July 11 – 13

Root cause is the fundamental, underlying reason for a problem. This course allows you to identify the cause of a problem, solve it, and prevent it from occurring again. This saves your organization time, money, and resources.

Instructor: Doug Wood


Quality Improvement Fundamentals Workshop

July 11

Learn how quality fundamentals can transform your organization. Review and apply the commonly used quality tools and techniques for problem solving and process improvement. Build basic quality awareness and competency in your organization.

Instructor: Sam Windsor


Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

July 12- 13

This informative and engaging 2-day classroom session covers the entire Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge needed for taking the certification exam, as well as lean tools using the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) methodology.

Instructor: Sam Windsor



These activities coincide with (or bookend) the dates of the ASQ Quality Institute.

  • SummerFest (July 5–10) — Set on the shores of Lake Michigan at Henry Maier Festival Park, even the hottest days are cool at Summerfest. Fest-goers can enjoy music, food and fun across the 75-acre permanent setting.

  • Jazz in the Park (July 13) — Touring jazz musicians from around the world play free music at Milwaukee’s lively downtown Cathedral Square Park.
  • Bastille Days (July 14-17) — This unique celebration of French culture transforms several blocks of downtown Milwaukee into an atmosphere resembling Paris. It is one of the nation’s largest French-themed celebrations. Anchored by a 43-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower, it features French and Cajun fare, live music and chef and wine demos.
  • Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward — offers the city’s most dynamic array of restaurants, spas, theaters, galleries, and unique boutiques all in a historic warehouse setting. The neighborhood was named a Top 12 ArtPlace in 2013 and is home to the award-winning Third Ward Riverwalk and the Milwaukee Public Market.
  • And many more attractions.


Downtown Marriot hotel—Course enrollees can stay at the recently opened Marriot hotel. It’s located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, within walking distance of downtown events.

ASQ Training Disclaimer
Prices subject to change without notice. ASQ reserves the right to cancel/reschedule any event or change instructors. Please be advised that ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel expenses you may incur.


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