Roadmap to Mastering Quality Management

  • /
  • Blog
  • /
  • Roadmap to Mastering Quality Management

Welcome to our guide that helps you choose the right path for learning quality management, from the very beginning all the way to becoming a master. This document is here to guide you through each step of your learning journey.

We’ve organized our courses into five levels, starting with the Global Excellence Gateway Certification and ending with the Master Quality Architect Certification. Each level builds on the last, making sure you get a comprehensive understanding as you move from a beginner to a master. This guide not only lists the important courses you should take at each level but also explains how these courses can help you prepare for the widely recognized ASQ certification exams. This boosts your professional standing and opens up new opportunities in the field of quality management.

Think of this guide as your personal map to success in quality management. It’s more than just getting certificates; it’s a journey of ongoing learning and growth that will enable you to contribute significantly to your organization and the wider profession of quality management. Let’s start this journey together, moving from basic knowledge of quality management to reaching the top with global excellence and leadership.


Level 1. Global Excellence Gateway Certification

Focus: Signifies the start of a journey toward global standards of excellence in quality management, positioning this certification as the gateway to worldwide professional recognition.

Cost of this Certification: FREE

Required Courses to be Completed:

  • Quality Management for Business Excellence: Lead Quality Management in the organization and transform the organization to become the best-in-class.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/qm/
  • Certified Six Sigma White Belt Training [2022]: Start your journey with Six Sigma principles and methodologies basics. An introduction to Six Sigma for those new to the methodology.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/sswb/
  • Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training [2023]: Learn to use Six Sigma methodologies and tools for process improvement. This course prepares students for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt exam. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 1 certification)
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/ssyb/
  • Mastering the Seven Basic Quality Improvement Tools [2022]: Learn to utilize the seven basic quality tools for quality management and process improvement. Essential for those starting in quality management.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/7tools/
  • QMS Auditor / Lead Auditor Course: Plan and confidently conduct quality management system audits. Perfect for those aiming to become certified auditors in quality management systems.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/auditor/
  • OPTIONAL: Certified Lean Management for Non-manufacturing Processes: Apply lean principles in various sectors for process improvement. An ideal course for professionals looking to implement lean methodologies outside the manufacturing environment.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/lean/
  • OPTIONAL: Certified Quality Improvement Associate Training: Introduction to quality management concepts and practices for those new to quality. Prepares students for the ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate exam. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 1 certification)
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/cqia/

Level 2. Advanced Quality Practitioner Certification

Focus: Advanced level aimed at deepening knowledge in quality auditing, process analysis, and foundational leadership in quality management.

Cost of this Certification: FREE

Required Courses to be Completed:

  • Complete the Level 1 Certification
  • Certified Quality Auditor Training: This training will prepare you to master performing and leading quality auditing with confidence. This course prepares students for the ASQ Certified Quality Auditor exam. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 2 certification)
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/cqa/
  • Certified Quality Process Analyst Training: Delve into process analysis and quality monitoring techniques. Students can use this course to prepare for the ASQ Certified Quality Process Analyst exam. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 2 certification)
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/cqpa/
  • Mastering ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System: Gain in-depth knowledge of the ISO 9001:2015 standard and its application. Essential for those involved in managing or auditing ISO 9001 QMS.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/iso90012015/
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training [2022]: Further your understanding of Six Sigma methodologies and tools. This course prepares students for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt exam. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 2 certification)
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/ssgb/
  • Statistics for Data Analysis Using Excel 2016: Learn the fundamentals of statistical process control and data analysis using Excel. A must-have skill for quality professionals.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/excel/
  • Probability and Statistics - Practice Tests and Solutions: Enhance your understanding of probability and statistics essential for quality practice. Supports preparation for various ASQ exams.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/100q/
  • OPTIONAL: Master Casio fx-991MS and fx-991EX for Quality Certification Exams: A practical guide to mastering the calculator for ASQ exams.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/calc/

Level 3. Operational Excellence Leadership Certification

Focus: Advanced level dedicated to leading quality improvement projects, operational excellence practices, and Six Sigma methodologies at a deeper level.

Cost of this Certification: FREE

Required Courses to be Completed:

  • Complete the Level 2 Certification
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training [2022]: Achieve mastery over Six Sigma methodologies, focusing on project leadership and advanced statistical analysis. Prepares students for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt exam. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 3 certification)
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/ssbb/
  • Certified Quality Engineer Training [2022]: Equip yourself with the in-depth knowledge required for the ASQ CQE certification. This course is essential for aspiring Certified Quality Engineers. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 3 certification)
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/cqe/
  • Six Sigma Statistics Using Minitab 17: Learn and confidently apply Six Sigma statistical concepts to your projects using Minitab. A critical skill for Six Sigma professionals.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/minitab/
  • Enterprise Risk Management: Develop and apply risk-based thinking across business processes. Essential for quality architects focusing on organizational risk management.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/riskmanagement/
  • Root Cause Analysis and the 8D Problem Solving Bootcamp: Master four RCA approaches for effective corrective actions. Prepares students for practical problem-solving in quality roles.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/rca/
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) Bootcamp - Excel + Minitab: Understand and apply SPC concepts using both Excel and Minitab. Fundamental for managing and improving quality processes.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/spc/

Level 4. Quality Visionary Leadership Certification

Focus: For those aiming to elevate their strategic impact on quality management, focusing on visionary leadership, strategic quality planning, and the implementation of transformative quality practices across organizations.

Cost of this Certification: FREE

Required Courses to be Completed:

  • Complete the Level 3 Certification
  • Certified Manager of Quality Training: Master the competencies required to lead organizational excellence initiatives. This course prepares students for the ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence exam. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 4 certification)
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/cmqoe/
  • Kano Analysis Expert - Basics to Advanced [2022]: Utilize the Kano Model to prioritize customer needs and enhance satisfaction. A strategic tool for quality leaders.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/kano/
  • Mastering Project Quality Management: Learn the basics to advanced strategies in project quality management. Essential for managing quality in projects effectively.
    https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/pqm/
  • Certified Supplier Quality Manager Training [2023]: Master the competencies required for supply chain and procurement quality. Prepares students for the ASQ Certified Supplier Quality Professional exam. (We encourage you to go for ASQ certifications,but it is not mandatory for Quality Gurus Level 4 certification)
  • https://www.qualitygurus.com/link/csqp/

Level 5. Master Quality Architect Certification

Focus: Honors the architects of the future of quality management, those who construct and innovate continuous improvement frameworks that elevate organizational performance to new heights.

Cost of this Certification: FREE

Required Courses to be Completed:






Similar Posts:

April 13, 2024

Roadmap to Mastering Quality Management

December 12, 2020

Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

49 Courses on SALE!

>