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Integrated Quality Management

Course ID VIQM
Format Live Virtual

Learn how to integrate quality management into your organization’s processes. You’ll leave this course with a draft action plan customized to fit the needs of your business. These concepts are applicable to a wide range of industries including manufacturing, service, education, and healthcare.

Quality management just makes sense. You need to know how to make it a part of your organization. In this course, you'll review advanced quality management principles, best practice techniques, tools, and skills. You'll find these concepts useful in a wide range of businesses and organizations including manufacturing, service, government, education, and healthcare. The course uses adult learning principles including Discovery Learning techniques, small group work, self assessments, articles, and mini-case study reviews. You will create a list of key areas for improvement and develop a draft action plan that you can finalize back on the job.This two-day virtual course provides you with a comprehensive review and working knowledge of key concepts and practices included in the following:ASQ's Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Body of Knowledge ASQ's Certified Quality Improvement Associate Body of Knowledge The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Performance Excellence Criteria

ASQ also offers this training course in an instructor-led classroom setting, and on-site training is available for groups of five or more, offering convenience, cost-savings and even course customization when you bring our premier instructors to your organization.

ASQ courses provide online access to the digital course content for 365 days, beginning five days before the first day of your course. Extensions and/or refunds cannot be issued if the digital course content has been accessed. Latest versions of Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge are recommended―Internet Explorer is not supported.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 0
  • Length: 14 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 1.4
  • Provider: ASQ
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply QM concepts and practices to create workplace value
  • Utilize a course overview roadmap to understand the integration of each module and the “big picture”
  • Make use of the ASQ Futures Study to see and understand the impact of change on their business and the changing roles of quality professionals
  • Compare and contrast the use of business excellence models and standards as a key management tool; understand the goals of quality management that support business excellence
  • Apply the best practices in culture, leadership, and change management to assure adequate consideration is given to key human factors needed to achieve technical solutions
  • Be able to understand the evolution of business metrics and today’s use of metrics to align with and deploy business strategy
  • Familiarize themselves with the framework of a Balanced Scorecard, and use the Baldrige Criteria and the BSC Hall of Fame criteria to critique their organization’s process.
  • Recognize elements of best practice customer listening posts and the strategic use of customer value drivers to target and improve performance.
  • Examine the strategic use and integration of improvement methods such as cost of Quality, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, and benchmarking.



Who Should Attend:

Quality managers and directors, small business CEOs and COOs, division and department managers, general managers, finance directors, military officers, and anyone who is responsible for implementing and integrating quality management practices into their organizations.

  1. Quality Management Overview
    1. What is it?
    2. ASQ Futures Study and its implication to organizations and quality practitioners
    3. Business excellence models and standards, tools of management
    4. Process management
  2. Human Factors Needed to Achieve Technical Solutions
    1. HR performance management
    2. Culture and leadership
    3. Change management
  3. Performance Metrics and Strategic Planning for Improvement
    1. Performance metrics evolution; BSC
    2. Customer listening posts and the strategic use of customer value drivers to target and improve performance
    3. Strategic use and integration of improvement methods such as COQ, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, and benchmarking
  4. Product & Service Design and Improvement
    1. Juran Trilogy and exemplary model and methods for product/service planning (design and development) and improvement
    2. Similarities and differences between current methods such as QFD, DFSS, APQP, DOE, FMEA, control plans, Lean, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma (LSS)

Percentage of time spent on Main Topics:

Course Content / Main Topics % of Time
Quality Management Overview 25%
Human Factors 20%
Performance Metrics and Strategic Planning for Improvement   25%
Product/Service Design, Development and Improvement 30%


The instructor-led, virtual format of this course provides a hands-on experience that allows you to apply the skills and concepts covered in the course. The virtual setting eliminates the need for travel and allows you the convenience of participating from your work or from your home.


Digital course content
System Requirements
Here is what you need to participate in an ASQ web-based, self-paced, or instructor-led virtual WebEx course.

Registration Email

After course registration, you will receive an email with access instructions. If you do not, please check your email junk, spam, or clutter folders. If the email is not there, please contact ASQ. For virtual WebEx courses, you will receive another email 24 hours prior to the start of class containing additional access information.

Technical Requirements (impacts all ASQ-owned eLearning)


  • PC, Mac, or mobile device
  • Audio speakers or headset
  • High-speed internet connection

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  • Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.4 or later

Required Browser Settings for Viewing Courses

  • JavaScript must be enabled for published courses to work.
  • Font downloads must be enabled to see the correct fonts and characters.
  • When using Internet Explorer, turn off Compatibility View for sites where courses are hosted.

WebEx – Virtual Course: Advance Preparation and Student Information

Join a Test Session

We strongly suggest that you join a WebEx test session in advance of your scheduled virtual training, using your preferred web browser. This can help prevent problems launching content the day your training begins.

If you do not have administrative privileges on the SAME computer you will be using the day of your training (i.e., your workstation within your organization) you may need the assistance of your local IT/IS help desk staff for the platform to engage correctly.

To join a test session (meeting), click here and enter your name and email address to join. If successful, you will see a screen that says "Congratulations! Your system is now set up properly ..."

Deactivate Pop-up Blockers

You should deactivate any pop-up blockers, spam filters, and company firewalls that could prevent the WebEx client platform or web-based course from working properly. Third-party toolbars such as Bing, Yahoo, and Google should also be disabled due to their own pop-up blocking capabilities.

Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.

If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
  • Requests for cancellations or transfers to another course offering received at least 30 calendar days before the start of the course can receive a full refund or transfer.
  • There are no refunds within 30 calendar days before the start of the course.
  • Requests to transfer to another course offering received between 29 and 10 calendar days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
  • There are no transfers within 9 calendar days before the start of the course.
  • There are no refunds if the content has been accessed.
  • Enrolled students who fail to attend their registered course without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
  • IMPORTANT: Some courses are delivered by ASQ’s partners and have separate cancellation policies. Please refer to the product page for exact information or contact Customer Care at [email protected].

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Live Virtual

A web-based, live, classroom-like instructor led experience allowing attendees to interact without traveling. Some courses include an electronic book or online access to materials for a limited time and up to three hard copy prints. – see course description for details.

November 18, 2024 - November 19, 2024 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM CST Show Class Schedule VIR1255 Debra Owens CMQ/OE, CQIA English Early Bird Ends October 19, 2024 List: $899     Member: $799 Regular List: $1089     Member: $989

Attendance to all virtual sessions is required to earn a certificate of completion and for the course to be listed as completed on your ASQ transcript.

Schedule: (2 days)
Dates: Monday, November 18 – Tuesday, November 19, 2024

*Times: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Central Time Zone). Includes approximately 1-hour for Lunch and Breaks throughout the day.

(Virtual sessions are NOT recorded)


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