SQBOK Resources: Employee Focus

Training

After the Audit: Benefiting from the Audit Process
Auditing (CQA) Fundamentals IILearn auditing fundamentals and prepare for the CQA examination. This course is ideal for those interested in conducting management system or process audits using any performance standard.
Auditing (CQA) Fundamentals IIIThis course is a refresher for the Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) exam. You’ll learn how to conduct quality system audits using any performance standard. It is designed for quality practitioners, managers, professionals, auditors, and improvement team members.
Baldrige Self-Assessment for Higher Education
Baldrige-Based Approach to Organizational Learning and Development
Bridging the Accountability Gap Through Collaboration
Business Process Management Orientation Workshop – 2010 Lean and Six Sigma ConferenceAnyone engaged as a process owner or process improvement team leader, in any market or industry.
Certified HACCP Auditor Question BankSimulate the CHA exam from the convenience of your home or office. ASQ’s online certification preparation course teaches you the concepts you’ll see on your test, and provides practice exams so you can review the material. This gives you the best chance to learn effectively and pass your exam.
Certified Quality Engineer Question Bank
Certified Quality Process Analyst Question Bank
Customer-Supplier Partnerships – An IntroductionLower your total costs and improve delivery times. This course teaches you how to cultivate successful business partnerships. When your training is complete, you’ll be able to write a certification program that benefits both your suppliers and organization.
Defining & Achieving the ROI of Quality in ServiceAchieve strategic goals and results through best practices. In this course, you’ll use a system to define quality initiatives based on the five key areas that senior leaders care about the most. Leverage these five areas to demonstrate the clear value of quality systems to organizational leaders.
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Excellence in 8 Dimensions-Aligning Strategy, Measures and Service with Customer Priorities
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)Reduce your company’s risk of costly mistakes. FMEA allows you to identify potential modes of failure before launching a new product or modifying an existing one. You’ll also learn how to choose and manage teams to effectively carry out these processes.
FMEA for BeginnersAssess your organization’s risk of failure. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is an essential component of a preventive action program. This course helps you implement this vital methodology while analyzing risks, determining areas in need of action, and applying mistake-proofing techniques.
Implementing and Auditing an ISO 9001:2008 Quality SystemThis course, designed for ISO program managers, is a complete summary of the ISO 9001:2008 standard. Topics include designing a process for implementing ISO, identifying business processes and quality metrics, and creating level I policy documents and level II procedures. You will use case studies to audit an ISO program and practice the stage 1 and stage 2 registration processes.
Improvement Tools & Techniques: Charts, Controls, Diagrams, Improvement Methods Sampling and ProblemThis program is intended for anyone interested in understanding the basic quality tools and techniques.
Integrated Quality ManagementLearn how to integrate quality management into your organization’s processes. You’ll leave this course with a draft action plan customized to fit the needs of your business. These concepts are applicable to a wide range of industries including manufacturing, service, education, and healthcare.
Internal AuditingThis course helps you define the audit process and its important components. You’ll identify the steps necessary to conduct a successful audit. The course is ideal for beginners to the internal auditing process, and those seeking a refresher course.
Internal Auditing Executive Overview
Introduction to CMMI-Development
Introduction to Quality Management
ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Training (RABQSA)Understand the requirements of ISO 14001:2004 so you can conduct a successful audit. ASQ provides hands-on learning experience to prepare you for real-life auditing situations. You’ll learn to manage the audit process and complete reporting.
ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditor Training (RABQSA Certified)This classroom course allows you to use your newly acquired skills in real-life audit situations. You’ll apply the proper interpretation of the ISO 9001:2008 standard in actual internal audit situations.
ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor Training (RABQSA Certified) — Blended Format
ISO 9001:2008 Transition Training: Be Prepared – Know the Changes
ISO Lesson Guide: 9001 Made EasyAnyone interested in the ISO 9001 quality management system concepts.
ISO/TS 16949:2009 Lead Auditor Training — Blended Format
Lean Enterprise
Lean for Leadership Skills WorkshopThe Lean Leadership Skills workshop builds skills in eight competencies of outstanding leaders in lean organizations. This practical training program provides tools and skills for team leaders, supervisors, value stream managers, and facilitators to implement and sustain a lean culture. The workshop utilizes the Lean Leadership Inventory to assess the eight lean leadership competencies that participants will acquire in the course. Skills are developed through practice and application.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Healthcare — Blended Format
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Service
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt-Services VersionStudents interested in Black Belt training or the ASQ Black Belt certification exam.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt-Healthcare VersionThe Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control methodology is presented with numerous case studies and examples drawn from service, business process, and manufacturing applications. This version of the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is a healthcare version, which focuses the DMAIC approach to process improvement on service-oriented processes typically found in healthcare industries, including facility operations, insurance, medical device manufacturing and financial administration, to name a few. Selected Lean Manufacturing and System Dynamics concepts are integrated with Six Sigma in this course, including value stream mapping, Takt time, line balancing, standardized work, continuous flow, Little’s Law, Kaizen, quick changeovers, and pull scheduling. Because the course design has a heavy practice orientation, as much as half of your time is spent working through interactive practice exercises and online assessments.
Lean Tools – 5S
Lean Tools – 7 Wastes
Medical Device Export/ImportUS medical device development personnel – mainly medical device designers and engineers
ONSITE TRAINING: ImpaQT™ Training for DistrictsEstablish a system of strategic improvement. Create measurable strategic objectives for your district using quality tools and input from key stakeholders.
ONSITE TRAINING: ImpaQT™ Training for the ClassroomK-12 teachers will benefit, regardless of where they are in their continuous improvement efforts.
Quality 101
Service Quality Measurement: AnalyzingThis is part of ASQ’s series on Service Quality Measurement. The series includes modules on planning for measuring service quality, efficiently and effectively measuring service quality, analyzing service quality data and writing surveys to collect Service Quality data. You made the effort to collect data from your customers, now what? Turn your customer data into action items. Capitalize on your strengths. Eliminate your weaknesses. Analyzing begins with understanding the tools you will need to analyze the data you have. You’ll then learn how to link the data to your organization’s goals and objectives to drive business results. Finally, you’ll learn how to plan for and implement improvements to your system.
Service Quality Measurement: MeasuringAnyone involved in service quality, customer service, sales, or marketing.
Six Sigma Executive Training
Software Quality EngineeringThis course is for software quality specialists and engineers wishing to obtain an understanding of software quality.
Supplier Auditing and Supplier CertificationThis course is for software quality specialists and engineers wishing to obtain an understanding of software quality.
Systematic Problem Solving for Sustained Improvements with Quality ToolsUsing a proven methodology, you’ll learn to achieve and sustain organizational improvement. Class exercises focus on problem-solving tools which are immediately applicable to your current job.
Systematic Problem Solving for Sustained Improvements with Quality Tools – Healthcare ApplicationsAny organization using continuous improvement and corrective-action systems.

 

Books

Gandy, Dottie Bruce30 Days to a Happy Employee: How a Simple Program of Acknowledgment Can Build Trust and Loyalty at Work
Katcher, Bruce30 Reasons Employees Hate Their Managers: What Your People May Be Thinking and What You Can Do About It
Edwards, Mark, and Ewen, Ann J.360 Degree Feedback: The Powerful New Model for Employee Assessment and Performance Improvement
Mornell, Pierre45 Effective Ways for Hiring Smart!: How to Predict Winners and Losers in the Incredibly Expensive People-Reading Game
Glenn, SamA Kick in the Attitude: Lessons to Re-Energize Your Attitude for Professional and Personal Success
Cooperrider, David L.; Whitney, DianaAppreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change
Hassen, AdolphA Better Place to Work: A New Sense of Motivation Leading to High Productivity
Diller, Jerry V.Cultural Diversity: A Primer for the Human Services
Evenson, ReneeCustomer Service Training 101: Quick and Easy Techniques that Get Great Results
Noe, RaymondEmployee Training & Development
Bens, IngridFacilitation at a Glance!
Bellman, Geoffrey M.Getting Things Done When You Are Not in Charge
Smith, Frank J.Organizational Surveys: The Diagnosis and Betterment of Organizations Through Their Members
Bacal, RobertPerfect Phrases for Customer Service: Hundreds of Tools, Techniques, and Scripts for Handling Any Situation
Bone, Diane, and Hicks, Robert F.Self-managing Teams
Gostick, Adrian; Elton, ChesterThe 24-Carrot Manager
Gostick, Adrian; Elton, ChesterThe Carrot Principle: How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage Their People, Retain Talent, and Accelerate Performance
Cook, SarahThe Essential Guide to Employee Engagement: Better Business Performance Through Staff Satisfaction
Herzberg, Frederick; Mausner, Bernard; Snyderman, Barbara BlochThe Motivation to Work
Dreo, Herb; Kunkel, Pat; Mitchell, ThomasThe Virtual Teams Guidebook for Managers
Hutton, PeterWhat Are Your Staff Trying to Tell You? Revealing Best and Worst Practice in Employee Surveys
Goleman, DanielWorking with Emotional Intelligence
Dinteman, Walter AnthonyZero Defect Hiring: A Quick Guide to the Most Important Decisions Managers Have to Make

 

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