CMQ/OE Certification Course Study, by Kam Gupta

ASQ Northeastern Illinois Section 1212 CMQ/OE Course

The Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) leads and champions process improvement initiatives, facilitates and leads team efforts to establish and monitor customer/supplier relations, supports strategic planning and deployment initiatives, and helps develop measurement systems to determine organizational improvement, etc. Qualifications: on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Body of Knowledge. For more requirements go to: http://www.asq.org/certification/manager-of-quality/right-for-you.html

Most of our students pass the exam after taking this course combined with lot of self-study. Our course is more than a refresher course, it offers a mixture of lecture, workshops, and challenge sessions (Individual and group essay challenges as well as group QCI’s CD quizzes) that explore the body of knowledge, and prepare you to succeed. Our Winter CMQ/OE 10 week (50 hour) course could run Wednesdays at one of Baxter’s Conference Centers from 4p.m – 9p.m. The course is $500 for members. You receive 0.5 RU’s per session attended up to a max. of 5 RU’s (the class qualifies for 5 re-certification points).
First class is on a Thursday to adjust for the Holidays

Class 1   (January 3rd) Introduction, Logistics, and Leadership (Thursday)
Class 2   (January 9th) Training and Development (Wednesdays)
Class 3   (January 16th) Strategic Planning and Deployment
Class 4   (January 23rd) Management Elements and Methods (part 1)
Class 5   (January 30th) Management Elements and Methods (part 2)
Class 6   (February 6th) Quality Management Tools (part 1)
Class 7   (February 13th) Quality Management Tools (part 2)
Class 8   (February 20th) Customer Management
Class 9   (February 27th) Supplier Management
Class 10  (To Be Determined) Test Review and Practice Run

Please sign up with Kam Gupta (citkam@gmail.com) 847-612-4244 or Chris Kapetanopoulos , as we would like you to have the QCI Primer in time for  the course and make sure we have enough people committed. You must first get approval from your management, if they are picking up the cost.

Exam is March 2 – Application Deadline is January 11th go to: http://www.asq.org/certification/manager-of-quality/apply.html