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ASQ Fox Valley Section 1208 Training Institute

The American Society for Quality Fox Valley Section 1208 Training Institute offers a variety of training courses for professional certifications and related continuous improvement topic workshops.

Among the professional certification courses offered are:

  • NEW!! Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP)
  • ASQ Certified Master Black Belt (CMBB)
  • ASQ Certified Black Belt (CSSBB)
  • ASQ Certified Green Belt (CSSGB) Lifetime Certification
  • ASQ Certified Yellow Belt (CSSYB) Lifetime Certification
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
  • ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)
  • ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Operational Excellence (CMQ/OE)
  • ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE)
  • ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) Lifetime Certification
  • ASQ Certified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA) Lifetime Certification
  • ASQ Certified Quality Technician (CQT) Lifetime Certification
  • ASQ Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) Lifetime Certification
  • ASQ/SME Lean Bronze Certification (LBC)
  • ASQ/SME Lean Silver Certification (LSC)
  • SME Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT)
  • SME Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)


Among the special topic workshops offered are:

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Quality Basics
  • Lean Fundamentals
  • Six Sigma Fundamentals
  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality System Overview
  • ISO 31000 Risk Management Overview
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Auditing Fundamentals
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • Forecast Accuracy
  • 14 Quality Improvement Tools
  • Corrective and Preventive Action Best Practices


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Customized Course Offerings

The ASQ Fox Valley Section 1208 offers in-house certification review courses to companies who have a group of employees interested in pursuing a professional certification. The ASQ certifications add value for the employee and for the organization. The body of knowledge studied is directly applicable to the job for continuous improvement and a competitive advantage.

The in-house certification review courses are offered at a discount price. The sessions are conducted on-site by highly qualified ASQ instructors.

For more information about training or to schedule an in-house class, contact Chuck Gates, ASQ Fox Valley Education Chair at or (630) 212-0981.

For more information about ASQ certifications, see the ASQ certifications page.