This training is an introduction to continuous improvement that combines concepts from ASQ’s Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence and Certified Quality Improvement Associate bodies of knowledge with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria.
Need to train a group of five or more? Consider on-site training.
This course is designed to provide participants with the quality management principles, techniques, tools, and skills for on-the-job applications useful in a wide range of businesses and organizations, including service, manufacturing, government, education, and healthcare. Although not designed as a certification refresher, this course will help seasoned professionals brush up on the key elements of QM.
Compare and contrast the Baldrige model for business excellence vs. ISO 9001:2008.
Be able to understand a strategic planning and deployment process for improvement, performing a SWOT analysis and reviewing current models/tools such as balanced scorecard, scenario planning and Hoshin planning/policy.
Develop aligned goals, long- and short-term objectives and plans, for their functions.
Understand current practices in customer and market requirement definition, satisfaction/retention, and product and process design, including completing a QFD relationship matrix.
Know when and how to use fundamental QC and QA elements to control, correct and improve processes and products. Includes the use of a problem solving process and quality tools, control plans and charts, process capability, audits, supplier quality management, documentation, calibration, and measurement quality.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who wants to use QM framework and proven approaches and tools to be more effective on the job.