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Course Overview

The Certified Quality Engineer is a professional who understands the principles of product and service quality evaluation and control. This body of knowledge and applied technologies include, but are not limited to, 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.

Key Takeaways

ASQ Certification is an investment in the future of the organization and in the career of the person holding the designation.
Receiving CQE will help you obtain skills that you can apply immediately in your current job.
Quality Engineer who holds a CQE designation can expect to make more than one who doesn’t.
CQE Certification will give you a competitive edge among your peers internally and when applying for a Lead/Manager role.
Get equipped with skills and techniques to answer multiple choice questions and case study questions.

The American Society for Quality
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The American Society for Quality (ASQ) is the world’s leading authority on quality. With more than 80,000 individual and organizational members, this professional association advances learning, quality improvement, and knowledge exchange to improve business results, and to create better workplaces and communities worldwide. Today, ASQ has become a global organization, with members in more than 140 countries. ASQ now has service centers in Mexico, China, and India, and has established strategic alliances with numerousorganizations to promote ASQ products and training. A rich history and bright future; we are ASQ, the Global Voice of Quality™. LEORON is an official educational partner for ASQ for number of EMEA countries.

Course Outline

Day 1
Management and Leadership
A. Quality Philosophies and Foundations
1. Evolution of Quality
2. Continuous improvement tools
B. The Quality Management System (QMS)
1. Strategic planning
2. Deployment techniques
3. Quality information system (QIS)
C. ASQ Code of Ethics for Professional Conduct
D. Leadership Principles and Techniques
E. Facilitation Principles and Techniques
1. Roles and responsibilities
2. Facilitation tools
F. Communication Skills
G. Customer Relations
H. Supplier Management
1. Techniques
2. Improvement
3. Risk
I. Barriers to Quality Improvement
Day 2
The Quality System
A. Elements of the Quality System
1. Basic elements
2. Design
B. Documentation of the Quality System
1. Document components
2. Document control
C. Quality Standards and Other Guidelines
D. Quality Audits
1. Types of audits
2. Roles and responsibilities in audits
3. Audit planning and implementation
4. Audit reporting and follow-up
E. Cost of Quality (COQ)
F. Quality Training
Day 3
Product, Process, and Service Design
A. Classification of Quality Characteristics
B. Design Inputs and Review
1. Inputs
2. Review
C. Technical Drawings and Specifications
D. Verification and Validation
E. Reliability and Maintainability
1. Predictive and preventive maintenance tools
2. Reliability and maintainability indices
3. Reliability models
4. Reliability / Safety / Hazard Assessment Tools
Day 4
Product and Process Control
A. Methods
B. Material Control
1. Material identification, status, and traceability
2. Material segregation
3. Material classification
4. Material review board (MRB)
C. Acceptance Sampling
1. Sampling concepts
2. Sampling standards and plans
3. Sample integrity
D. Measurement and Test
1. Measurement tools
2. Destructive and nondestructive tests
E. Metrology
F. Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
Day 5
Continuous Improvement
A. Quality Control Tools
B. Quality Management and Planning Tools
C. Continuous Improvement Methodologies
D. Lean tools
E. Corrective ActionF. Preventive Action
Day 6
Quantitative Methods and Tools
A. Collecting and Summarizing Data
1. Types of data
2. Measurement scales
3. Data collection methods
4. Data accuracy and integrity
5. Descriptive statistics
6. Graphical methods for depicting relationships
7. Graphical methods for depicting distributions
B. Quantitative Concepts
1. Terminology
2. Drawing statistical conclusions
3. Probability terms and concepts
C. Probability Distributions
1. Continuous distributions
2. Discrete distributions
D. Statistical Decision-Making
1. Point estimates and confidence intervals
2. Hypothesis testing
3. Paired-comparison tests
4. Goodness-of-fit tests
5. Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
6. Contingency tables
E. Relationships Between Variables
1. Linear regression
2. Simple linear correlation
3. Time-series analysis
F. Statistical Process Control (SPC)
1. Objectives and benefits
2. Common and special causes
3. Selection of variable
4. Rational subgrouping
5. Control charts
6. Control chart analysis
7. Pre-control charts
8. Short-run SPC
G. Process and Performance Capability
1. Process capability studies
2. Process performance vs. specifications
3. Process capability indices
4. Process performance indices
H. Design and Analysis of Experiments
1. Terminology
2. Planning and organizing experiments
3. Design principles
4. One-factor experiments
5. Full-factorial experiments
6. Two-level fractional factorial experiments
Day 7
Risk Management
A. Risk Oversight
1. Planning and oversight
2. Metrics
3. Mitigation planning
B. Risk Assessment
C. Risk Control
1. Identification and documentation
2. Auditing and Testing

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
This material is designed to aid quality engineers or individuals looking to achieve their CQE certification. Attendees of this course should have some prior knowledge of statistics and quality engineering as this course is designed as a review of the subject areas needed for the CQE exam.
→ Quality Engineers
→ QA/QC Engineers
→ Process engineers
→ Manufacturing Engineers
→ Quality Managers
→ Quality Improvement Professionals
→ Quality Consultants
→ Quality Professionals preparing to take the ASQ CQE exam

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