ASQ 509 Web-based Certified Quality Auditor Refresher Course Summer 2018 - July 30, August 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2018

Mon, July 30 2018, 6:00 PM - Mon, August 27 2018, 8:00 PM [EST]

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Mon, July 30 2018, 6:00 PM - Mon, August 27 2018, 8:00 PM [EST]

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Web-based Certified Quality Auditor Refresher Course
 
ASQ Section 0509 is pleased to offer an online refresher course that provides quality professionals with foundational quality auditing concepts, tools, and techniques; and prepares him/her to take the American Society for Quality’s (ASQ) Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) exam.  The course is designed to provide foundational quality auditing information through pre-reading materials, on-line recordings, and live webinars, using Quality Council of Indiana’s Certified Quality Auditor Primer.
 
Format:
Web-based, online course using Anymeeting.com online meeting platform. Participants will need access to the internet. Use of a headset is strongly encouraged. The new course syllabus and expectations is available HERE.
 
Expectations:
1) Watch on-line recordings and read Primer assignments prior to live webinars. 
2) Take weekly quizzes and provide answers to instructor at least 24-hours prior to live webinars. 
3) During live webinars: Take a pre- and post-poll and participate by posting and responding to fellow participants’ questions during webinars. 
4) Have access to internet, and computer/device to be able to view live webinars real-time. 
 
Dates and Time:
The course consists of pre-recorded sessions and live webinars. The webinars runs for 5 consecutive Mondays from July 30th through Monday, August 31st for 2-hour sessions. Each webinar will be held from 6:00 PM -8:00 EST.  All sessions will be recorded and available for viewing to participants for 30-days.  
 
Actual Class Dates:
July 30, August 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2018
 
Refresher Course Tuition: $495

** You must successfully complete the entire course before Recertification Units **
** and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded by the instructor. **

Course Registration and Information: After registration, you will receive a course confirmation receipt.  At least 2 days prior to the training, you will receive an email with links to the pre-recorded material and course participation details. If you do not receive the email by Thursday, July 26 or have any questions, please send an email to education@asq509.org or contact the instructor: Sandra Menzies at 301-385-9294.

 
Instructor: Sandra L. Menzies, MS, ASQ-CQA, ASQ-CQM/OE, PMI-PMP
This is the seventh year, Ms. Menzies has taught the CQA Refresher course for ASQ Section 509. Ms. Menzies has been a senior member of ASQ since 2001. With over 20 years of experience, Ms. Menzies has held quality-related positions at Biocon, Inc.; Otsuka Maryland Research Institute; TherImmune Research Corporation; and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Ms. Menzies current position uses her knowledge of auditing and project management to improve internal business processes at the FDA. In addition to auditing for compliance to Good Clinical Practice and Good Laboratory Practice regulations and ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 standards, Ms. Menzies has hosted FDA and EPA inspections, and ISO audits.
  
Course Materials: We will be using certification materials from the Quality Council of Indiana.  Required materials for the course are:
 
+  CQA Primer, 8th edition (Jun, 2012) - $70
+  SolutionText - $35
+  CQA Exam CD - $70, optional yet recommended.
 
Notes:
1) We recommend that you purchase print version of the Primer, since the electronic version is not allowed to be taken into the test center. 
2) The solutions text and CD-ROM from the Quality Council of Indiana are optional yet highly recommended. 
3) Costs do not include tax, shipping and handling. Students should order the materials directly from the Quality Council of Indiana 800-660-4215 or 812-533-4215.
 
Testing Window:
ASQ now offers multiple testing windows, please go to https://asq.org/cert/quality-auditor for more information on certification requirements, application deadlines, and testing dates.  ASQ CQA Exam Cost: $498 for non-members, $348 for members.  Join ASQ and save!  Exam applicants are responsible for meeting ASQs certification requirements.

Disclaimers:
Neither ASQ Section 509 nor the instructor make any guarantee expressed or implied that your participation in this course will ensure that you will pass the certification exam.  Students must successfully complete the entire course before Recertification Units and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded by the instructor.

Course Withdrawal Policy:
The policy for the Web-based CQA course starting July 30, 2018: If you need to cancel your registration or withdraw from the course, we will refund your paid registration fee as follows:
 
 
1. Requests for cancellations/withdrawal received by July 16, 2018, receive a full refund.
2. Requests received between July 17 and July 30, 2018, will incurs a 25% processing fee.
3. There are no refunds past August 6, 2018.
 
Questions:
If you have any questions about the course or the exam, contact Sandra Menzies (301-385-9294 or email smenzies@yahoo.com). If you are interested in possible future course offerings, contact ASQ Section 509 Education Chair at Education@asq509.org.
 

Cancellation policy

The policy for the Web-based CQA course starting July 30, 2018: If you need to cancel your registration or withdraw from the course, we will refund your paid registration fee as follows:

1. Requests for cancellations/withdrawal received by July 16, 2018, receive a full refund.

2. Requests received between July 17 and July 30, 2018, will incurs a 25% processing fee.

3. There are no refunds past August 6, 2018.

 

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