Training

Reliability Engineering Seminar

Saturday, April 29 – Sunday, April 30, 2017
Member Price: $1,099
List Price: $1,299
CEUs and ASQ RUs: 1.6

Instructor: Jim Breneman
Come to this two-day overview of reliability and get a good grasp of reliability fundamentals, and how to use these tools and concepts to help your company achieve a more reliable product or process.

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Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Certification Preparation

Thursday, April 27 ─ Saturday, April 29, 2017
Member Price: $1,399
List Price: $1,699
CEUs and ASQ RUs: 2.4

Instructor: Jd Marhevko
This Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence certification preparation course is presented in a way that reinforces current knowledge, re-introduces applications that may not be used every day, explains the rationale for use, and highlights both multiple-choice and constructed response sample questions. Also, students will receive course materials and a copy of the The Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Handbook: Fourth Edition.

Note: Pre-work assignments are an important part of this course and attendees are expected to complete the assignments prior to the start of the first class. This course is a refresher and, due to time limitations, is not intended to cover all the components of the Body of Knowledge in great depth. Taking this course does not constitute, nor imply, the successful passing of the ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence examination.

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Lean Enterprise

Friday, April 28 – Saturday, April 29, 2017
Member Price: $1,299
List Price: $1,399
CEUs and ASQ RUs: 1.40

Instructor:
Rama Shankar
Help your company remain competitive, innovative, and profitable in today’s business environment, where global competition and demands for price reductions heavily impact management decisions. Implement lean to enhance cost and cycle-time reduction, improve customer satisfaction, and standardize high quality. Learn the lean methods you can use to minimize all forms of waste and maximize value for your customers.

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Corrective and Preventive Action

Friday, April 28, 2017
Member Price: $799
List Price: $899
CEUs and ASQ RUs: 0.7
Instructor: Tim King
Get an in-depth understanding of how to conduct corrective & preventive action (CA/PA) in response to non-conforming product or services. Learn about proven methods and approaches for ensuring problems are adequately contained, and then prevented. Cover roles and responsibilities, including supplier responsibilities for defining, acting on, and closing CA/PA issues. Learn how to define the problem, assess conditions for root causes, define proper actions to contain and prevent the problem, and then develop a plan to deploy those actions. Common methods, including the 8D approach, are covered and tools for performing incident and root cause analysis, and the use of various CA/PA checklists, are provided. Use both case studies and participant situations to apply the methods, tools and checklists during the course. Go away with a thorough understanding of a systematic, tool-based CA/PA system.

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Cost of Quality: Finance for Continuous Improvement

Saturday, April 29 – Sunday, April 30, 2017
Member Price: $1,099
List Price: $1,299
CEUs and ASQ RUs: 1.3
Instructor: Heather McCain
Improve customer satisfaction, competitiveness, and financial performance by understanding the link between quality improvement and profits. Learn to select, manage, and strategically use cost of quality (CoQ) improvement projects within your organization. Surveys show a vast majority of companies either overlook or are unaware of the concept of CoQ. Quality costs (actual plus hidden) can amount to a large proportion of sales, often 25 percent or more. Learn to successfully use CoQ to help strategically manage your improvement projects with bottom-line results.

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ASQ’s Quality 101

Saturday, April 29 – Sunday, April 30, 2017
Member Price: $1,299
List Price: $1,499
CEUs and ASQ RUs: 1.6
Instructor: Tim King
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.

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Lean Kaizen: A Simplified Approach to Process Improvement

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Member Price: $799
List Price: $899
CEUs and ASQ RUs: 0.6
Instructor: Rama Shankar
Are you looking for the best way to improve your cycle time, minimize customer response time, and reduce unnecessary waste? Do you want to maximize your operational efficiencies to save money and precious resources? Then it’s time to introduce Lean Kaizen to your organization. Lean is a renowned methodology that eliminates all categories of waste to help maximize efficiencies. Kaizen means continuous improvement. Together, Lean Kaizen is a proven approach to continuously implement much-needed change and get rid of unnecessary waste. Apply the proven Lean Kaizen strategy within the scope of a larger lean enterprise journey. Learn how the role of change management is important throughout the lean transformation. Learn the steps to perform a Kaizen event through a blend of lecture, discussion, class exercises, and report-back sessions.

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Certified Quality Auditor Certification Preparation

Wednesday April 26 ─ Friday, April 28, 2017 
Member Price: $1,095
List Price: $1,095
CEUs and ASQ RUs: 2.4
Instructor: Kevin Posey
This course is based on the ASQ Quality Auditor Body of Knowledge. By teaching you to prepare, perform, report, and follow up audit results, the course prepares you to take the ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) exam.  The Certified Quality Auditor Refresher training, developed and delivered by the ASQ Audit Division, is a three day course designed and taught to help experienced auditors become better prepared for the CQA exam.

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2017 World Conference on
Quality and Improvement
May 1 – 3, 2017  |  Charlotte, NC  
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