Pulling It All
A look at what's behind
building and attaining
by Jim Spichiger
In 50 Words
* Certifications can provide
advantages to employers
and quality professionals
in the today's business.
* In addition to affirming
an ongoing commitment
to quality initiatives and
can enhance career opportunities and sometimes are required for
* Credible certifications
must evolve from bodies
of knowledge that are
regularly reviewed and
COMPETITION IS a fact of life. To gain an edge
in the business world, a workforce must be proficient
in the principles and practices of quality. The best-and
arguably, easiest-way to demonstrate this proficiency is
through professional certification.
Certifications are advantageous to individuals and employers alike because they validate that individual members of the workforce have the skills and knowledge to
ensure the quality of products and services.
Instead of simply adding up the advantages of achieving these formal recognitions, however, it's important to
first spell out what's behind professional certifications,
particularly ASQ's offerings.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Quality Progress - July 2016