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About ASQ

What We Do

Training - Certification - Events - Resources - Networking


ASQ offers training courses for quality professionals of all experience and skill levels. Be seen as an industry leader and take the next step in your quality journey. Training is offered in a variety of methods to meet your needs.

-  ASQ has been offering training for over 50 years.

-  Course content is created in collaboration with industry experts.

-  Instructors are industry subject matter experts with an average of 25 years of real-world and teaching experience.


ASQ certification is a formal recognition by ASQ that an individual has demonstrated a proficiency within, and comprehension of, a specific body of knowledge. Nearly 250,000 certifications have been issued to dedicated professionals worldwide.

Invest in your career and your future with an ASQ certification. Gain an advantage over your competition and increase your potential for a higher salary. Use our interactive Certification Pathways Tool to see what ASQ Certification is right for you!


ASQ connects the quality community through events, conferences, and meetings throughout the year.

World Conference on Quality and Improvement
The ASQ Annual World Conference on Quality and Improvement is our premier event. It’s More Than Just a Conference! At the World Conference, opportunities to attend courses, sit in on sessions, get certified, network with leaders in quality, and learn about the newest products and services in quality from suppliers are all available for one week, in one location. Only the World Conference can provide you with this opportunity.

Lean and Six Sigma Conference
ASQ’s Lean and Six Sigma Conference offers a variety of session formats and focus areas that allow you to customize your learning experience. Choose from a wide array of session topics that focus on one of the four focus areas outlined in the conference program. Explore these topics in a concurrent session or go more in-depth by participating in available workshop sessions. The wide range of choices allows you to engage in the conference in a way that best suits your interests and preferences.

Quality 4.0 Summit
To achieve excellence through quality is to embrace the future of quality. It is paramount that quality professionals help their organizations make the vital connection between quality excellence and their ability to thrive in disruption. ASQ’s Quality 4.0 Summit will act as the catalyst for professionals, helping them understand how quality will enable transformation and growth.


Quality Resources

ASQ’s Quality Resources provides one-stop online access to quality tools and resources. 

Quality Press

Quality Press is the world’s largest publisher of quality related content, including books and standards.

Magazines and Journals

ASQ publishes six journals and magazines, including Quality Progress, our flagship publication. Other publications include Lean & Six Sigma Review, Quality Management Journal, Journal of Quality Technology, and others.


ASQ participates in notable research that adds to our Quality Body of Knowledge (QBOK®). Our premier work is the Futures Study, conducted every three years beginning in 1995. ASQ also engages in annual surveys on manufacturing outlook and salaries for quality professionals that serve as economic barometers. Other research includes the Global State of Quality and Economics of Quality.


ASQ provides support to a number of volunteer groups that develop and approve international and American National Standards. This includes the most widely known standards, such as ISO 9001, ISO 26000, and ISO 14001, as well as other standards and technical reports that apply quality management principles, tools, and technology.


ASQ Membership 

When members join ASQ, they join a community of people passionate about quality who make our world work better. ASQ also provides memberships to organizations and institutions.

Online communities

ASQ is home to a robust group of communities at the local, regional, and global levels.

Social Networking

ASQ.org is home to an online community with blogs, discussion boards, and forums available to members of the global quality community. You can connect with ASQ on TwitterFacebook, the Influential Voices blog communityYouTube, and LinkedIn.

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