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ASQ Certifications Overview Kush Shah Board of Directors, ASQ [email protected]
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ASQ Certifications OverviewKush ShahBoard of Directors, [email protected] is ASQ Certification?A formal recognition by ASQ that an individual has demonstrated a proficiency within, and comprehension of, a specified Body of Knowledge at a point in time.Internationally accepted and recognized17 various certification programs from basic to advancedRecognition of excellence for 44 yearsCertified over 120,000 individuals globallyEndorsed by over 125 corporationsKey BenefitsKey Benefits to Members:Gain new skills and upgrade proficiencySource of professional and personal prideInvestment in careerKey Benefits to Organizations:Investment in the companys futurePerfect and share new techniques in the workplace Knowledgeable employees that assure product / service quality

History of Certification1968 - Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)1970 - Certified Quality Technician (CQT)1972 - Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE)1984 - Certified Quality Inspector (CQI)1987 - Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) 1995 - Certified Manager of Quality/Org. Excellence (CMQ/OE)1996 - Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) 2000 - Certified HACCP Auditor (CHA)2001 - Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)2002 - Certified Biomedical Auditor (CBA)2004 - Certified Calibration Technician (CCT)2005 - Certified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA)2006 - Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB)2009 - Certified Pharmaceutical GMP (CGPG)2010 - Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CSSMBB)2015 Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB)5Spanish - CQE, CQA, CQT, CQIA, CQPA,, SSBB, SSGBMandarin - CMQ/OE, CQE, SSBB, CQIA, SSGB, CREKorean - CRE, CQEPortuguese CQE, CQA, SSBB, CMQ/OE

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New Certification Test Specifications WorkshopItem-Writing WorkshopItem-Review WorkshopExam-Review WorkshopReviewCamera-ReadyVersionAdminister ExamItem Analysis & Scoring ChangesScore and Notify CandidatesCut-Score StudyBody of Knowledge (BOK) published for Exam PreparationJob AnalysisWorkshopExam Development ProcessEvery 5 yearsASQ uses ISO 17024 to develop our programs Involves 64 Subject Matter Experts for first examinationAfter first administration additional workshops may be required to ensure appropriate number of questions in the exam bank:Item WritingItem Review Prior to each administration:Exam ReviewUtilizes customer feedback as well to continuously improve the process and examinationsBoK reviewed every five yearsExam Development ProcessEnsures reliability - Is the behavior being measured consistently? Consistency is based on:Test LengthConsistency in Test AdministrationClarity of QuestionsAppropriateness of Questions

Ensure validity - Evidence that the test is measuring what it says it will measure. Test Specifications Body of Knowledge (BOK)Test Question ClassificationReference Text & Rationale Exam Development ProcessBOK:Auditing Fundamentals (10 Questions)Auditing and Inspection Processes (24 Questions) Biomedical Quality Management System Requirements (47 Questions)Technical Biomedical Knowledge (40 Questions)Quality Tools and Techniques(14 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 135 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $419 (ASQ Members: $269)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 5 yearsCertified Biomedical Auditor (CBA) OverviewBOK:General Metrology (35 Questions)Measurement Systems (22 Questions) Calibration Systems (33 Questions)Measurement Uncertainty and Applied Math (20 Questions)Quality Systems and Standards (15 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 125 multiple-choice questions .Exam Fee: $339 (ASQ Members: $189)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of June and DecemberEducation and / or Experience: 5 yearsCertified Calibration Technician (CCT) OverviewBOK:HACCP Systems (22 Questions)HACCP Principles (21 Questions) Implementation and Maintenance of HACCP Systems (14 Questions)Auditing Fundamentals (17 Questions)Audit Process (36 Questions)Auditor Competencies (13 Questions)Quality Tools and Techniques(12 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 135 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $419 (ASQ Members: $269)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 5 yearsCertified HACCP Auditor (CHA) OverviewBOK:Leadership (25 Questions)Strategic Plan Development and Deployment (18 Questions) Management Elements and Methods (30 Questions)Quality Management Tools (30 Questions)Customer-Focused Organizations (17 Questions) Supply Chain Management (15 Questions)Training and Development (15 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: two-part examination - 150 multiple-choice questions and two constructed-response (essay) questions.ASQ Detroit Section Exam Preparation Class Fee: $400 (includes primer and handouts)Exam Fee: $489 (ASQ Members: $339)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 10 yearsCertified Manager of Quality / Org. Excellence (CMQ/OE) OverviewBOK:Regulatory agency Governance (15 Questions)Quality Systems (30 Questions) Laboratory Systems (20 Questions)Infrastructure: Facilities, Utilities, Equipment(18 Questions)Materials and Supply Chain Management (15 Questions)Sterile and Non Sterile Manufacturing System (25 Questions)Filling, packing, Labeling (17 questions)Product Development and Technology Transfers (10 questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 150 multiple-choice questions. Exam Fee: $419 (ASQ Members: $269)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of June and DecemberEducation and / or Experience: 3 yearsCertified Pharmaceutical GMP (CPGP) OverviewBOK:Auditing Fundamentals (27 Questions)Audit Process (42 Questions) Auditor Competencies (25 Questions)Audit Program Management and Business Applications (30 Questions)Quality Tools and Techniques (26 Questions)Exam Duration: 5 hoursExam Format: 150 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $419 (ASQ Members: $269)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of June and December Education and / or Experience: 8 yearsCertified Quality Auditor (CQA) OverviewBOK:Management and Leadership (15 Questions)The Quality System (15 Questions)Product and Process Design (25 Questions)Product and Process Control (32 Questions)Continuous Improvement (30 Questions) Quantitative Methods and Tools (43 Questions)Exam Duration: 5 hoursExam Format: 160 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $419 (ASQ Members: $269)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of June and DecemberEducation and / or Experience: 8 yearsCertified Quality Engineer (CQE) OverviewBOK:Technical Mathematics (20 Questions)Metrology (30 Questions) Inspections and Tests (30 Questions)Quality Assurance (20 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 100 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $339 (ASQ Members: $189)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 2 yearsCertified Quality Inspector (CQI) OverviewBOK:Quality Basics (25 Questions)Teams (25 Questions) Continuous Improvement (50 Questions)Exam Duration: 3 hoursExam Format: 100 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $339 (ASQ Members: $189)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of June and DecemberEducation and / or Experience: 2 yearsCertified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) OverviewBOK:Quality Concepts and Tools (22 Questions)Problem Solving and Improvement (22 Questions) Data Analysis (33 Questions)Customer Supplier Relations (15 Questions)Corrective and Preventive Actions (8 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 100 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $339 (ASQ Members: $189)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of June and DecemberEducation and / or Experience: 2 yearsCertified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA) OverviewBOK:Quality Concepts and Tools (22Questions)Statistical Techniques (18 Questions) Metrology and Calibration (17 Questions)Inspection and Tests (23 Questions)Quality Audits (11 Questions)Corrective and Preventative Actions (9 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 100 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $339 (ASQ Members: $189)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 4 yearsCertified Quality Technician (CQT) OverviewBOK:Reliability Management (18 Questions)Probability and Statistics for Reliability (27 Questions) Reliability in Design and Development (26 Questions)Reliability Modeling and Predictions (22 Questions)Reliability Testing (24 Questions) Maintainability and Availability (15 Questions)Data Collection and Use (18 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 150 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $419 (ASQ Members: $269)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 8 yearsCertified Reliability Engineer (CRE) OverviewBOK:General Knowledge (16 Questions)Software Quality Management (26 Questions)System and Software Engineering Processes (27 Questions)Project Management (24 Questions)Software Metric and Analysis (24Questions)Software Verification and Validation (27 Questions)Software Configuration Management (16 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 160 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $419 (ASQ Members: $269)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of June and DecemberEducation and / or Experience: 8 yearsCertified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) OverviewBOK:Organizational- wide Planning and Deployment (12 Questions)Organizational Process Management and Measures (10 Questions) Team Management (18 Questions)Define (20 Questions)Measure (25 Questions) Analyze (22 Questions)Improve (21 Questions)Control (15 Questions)Design for Six Sigma (7 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 150 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $459 (ASQ Members: $309)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 2 completed projects or 3 years 1 completed projectCertified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSBB) OverviewBOK:Six Sigma and Organization (15 Questions)Six Sigma- Define (25 Questions)Six Sigma Measure (30 Questions)Six Sigma Analyze (15 Questions)Six Sigma Improve and Control (15 Questions)Exam Duration: 4 hoursExam Format: 100 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $359 (ASQ Members: $209)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of June and DecemberEducation and / or Experience: 3 yearsCertified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) OverviewBOK:Enterprise- wide Planning and Development (25 Questions)Cross Functional Competencies (15 Questions) Project Management (15 Questions)Training Design and Delivery(15 Questions)Mentoring Responsibilities (10Questions) Advanced Measurement Methods and Tools ( 25 Questions)Exam Duration: 5 hoursExam Format: two-part examination - 100 multiple-choice questions and performance based assessment.Portfolio Review Fee: $650 (ASQ member $495)Exam Fee: $2150 (ASQ Members: $1995)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 5 years as a SSBB or MBB or 10 completed SSBB projects and an approved Portfolio ReviewCertified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CSSMBB) OverviewBOK:Six Sigma Fundamentals (21 Questions)Define phase (12 Questions) Measure Phase (15 Questions)Analyze Phase (15 Questions)Improve and Control Phase (12 Questions)Exam Duration: 2 hoursExam Format: 75 multiple-choice questions.Exam Fee: $339 (ASQ Members: $189)Exam Dates: 1st Saturday of March and OctoberEducation and / or Experience: 1 yearCertified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) OverviewCQECQACQTCMQ/OECQICSSBBCRECSQECQIASSGBCCTCHACQPACBACPGPMBB63,29348,34724.79917,88514,62216,05610,594 6,76710,62112,135 2,235 1,424 1,907 1,307 389 80

Certifications issued as of October 2014Experience requirement will be waived (only one of these waivers may be claimed):Diploma from a technical or trade schoolone year will be waived Associate degreetwo years waived Bachelors degreefour years waived Masters or doctoratefive years waived Experience Requirement WaiversRecertification verifies that you have maintained the same knowledge level you demonstrated when you originally passed the exam

18 RU credits required over three years. Credits earned through: Employment Professional Development Education Society Involvement Certifications Publishing

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