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World Conference on Quality and Improvement


May 20 – 22, 2019  |  Fort Worth, TX   

Advance your quality expertise

 
Career Development

Choose from more than 100 sessions and workshops. Each session presents real-life applications, solutions, and results based on quality principles while workshops allow you to dive deeper into quality theories with hands-on learning activities. The innovative “After 5” sessions will even demonstrate how quality can be translated into social activities.

Knowledge Transfer
See sessions you missed, review sessions you attended, and share sessions with your colleagues by purchasing all of the session recordings, which include more than 100 flash video recordings, each accompanied by a copy of the presentation, an MP3 audio file of the session, and an MP4 file to view on your smart phone or tablet.

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Pre Conference 3-Day Courses

Pre Conference 3-Day Courses
 

Certified Quality Auditor Certification Preparation

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. It is not for beginners. The course is based on ASQ's CQA Body of Knowledge. Students will receive a course manual and a copy of the ASQ Auditing Handbook, Fourth Edition.

Wednesday, May 15 – Friday, May 17, 2019
Special Member/Non-member price: $1095

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Certified Supplier Quality Professional Certification Preparation

Review the seven main domains of the Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) Body of Knowledge (BoK) in this certification preparation course. Learn from highly experienced instructors through real world examples and case studies of the development and operation of quality control systems, application and analysis of testing and inspection procedures, the ability to use metrology and statistical methods to diagnose and correct improper quality control practices, an understanding of human factors and motivation, familiarity with quality cost concepts and techniques, and the knowledge and ability to develop and administer management information systems and to audit quality systems for deficiency identification and correction. As part of the course, you will receive a copy of the CSQP handbook and the course manual that may both be taken into the exam.

Thursday, May 16 – Saturday, May 18, 2019
Member price: $1299
Non-member price: $1599

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Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Preparation

This classroom-based course follows the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Body of Knowledge (BoK). Using real-world examples and activities the course is designed to help you prepare for the ASQ CSSGB certification exam. Exam-style, multiple choice questions are included for discussion in class and will give you ample practice in checking your understanding of content. As an additional resource, The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook, Third Edition is provided with the course.

Thursday, May 16 – Saturday, May 18, 2019
Member price: $1399
Non-member price: $1599

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Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Fundamentals

Discover the major pitfalls of traditional coordinate tolerancing — and how they may be overcome by using Geometric Tolerancing. Then, starting with your basic blueprint knowledge, you’ll learn the symbols, terminology, and rules of Geometric Tolerancing as prescribed in the current standard (ASME Y14.5-2009). Learn the relationship between tolerances and how to most economically apply the concepts through the GD&T Hierarchy.

Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 19, 2019
Member price: $999
Non-member price: $1199

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Design of Experiments

Discover the major pitfalls of traditional coordinate tolerancing — and how they may be overcome by using Geometric Tolerancing. Then, starting with your basic blueprint knowledge, you’ll learn the symbols, terminology, and rules of Geometric Tolerancing as prescribed in the current standard (ASME Y14.5-2009). Learn the relationship between tolerances and how to most economically apply the concepts through the GD&T Hierarchy.

Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 19, 2019
Member price: $1299
Non-member price: $1499

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Pre Conference 2-Day Course

Pre Conference 2-Day Course
 

Cost of Quality: Finance for Continuous Improvement

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.

Satuday, May 18 – Sunday, May 19, 2019
Member price: $1099
Non-member price: $1299

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Pre Conference 1-Day Course

Pre Conference 1-Day Course
 

Value Stream Mapping

Learn the fundamentals of Value Stream Mapping (VSM) through lecture, discussion and a case study. Obtain the information on how to prepare for a VSM event and walk through the steps of creating the process family, drawing a current state map, developing a future state map and writing a plan to get there. Follow a case study through the steps and actually draw the maps. Learn tips and tricks that will make your value stream maps better and drive results that reduce waste. Also learn about different types of value stream maps including real examples for: office and support functions, manufacturing, service and supply chains.

Sunday, May 19, 2019
Member price: $799
Non-member price: $899

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