certified supplier quality professional


Course instructor: Albert F. Scorza – Senior QMS Consultant, Automotive, Aerospace

Course Description
The Certified Supplier Quality Professional is a professional and works with an organization’s supply chain and suppliers to continuously improve performance of key system components (increase lifecycle, reduce scrap, improve repair processes) by implementing process controls and developing quality assurance plans.  The certified supplier quality professional tracks data, identifies improvement projects, and manages cross functional implementation to improve performance of key components and suppliers.

Through discussion, review, and practice, attendees will become thoroughly familiar with the complete CSQP Body of Knowledge. Class discussions include an in-depth overview of the exam process, along with the rationales for correct answers. Sample test questions and answers offer participants a better understanding of the basic principles and applications that will appear on the exam.

This intensive course is designed to quickly and efficiently give students the information, skills, strategies, and techniques to successfully prepare to sit for the ASQ CSQP certification exam offered 4 times per year.

Taking this course does not constitute or imply the successful passing of the ASQ CSQP exam.  Participants will need to study the course material and Flash Drive practice questions outside of class

This is a face-to-face, instructor led 18-hour course.

Learning Objective

  • Understanding of the CSQP Body of Knowledge
  • Prepare to sit for and pass the CSQP Body of Knowledge
  • The CSQP is 165 multiple-choice-question, four-hour exam. One hundred and fifty questions are scored and 15 are unscored.

Module I:  Certification Overview

  1. CSQP Exam
  2. CSQP Body of Knowledge

Module II:  Supplier Strategy

  1. Supplier Chain / Vision/Mission
  2. Supplier Life Cycle Management
  3. Supply Chain Cost Analysis
  4. Supplier Agreement Contracts
  5. Supplier Expectation Deployment

Module III:  Risk Management

  1. Strategy
  2. Analysis and Mitigation                               

Module IV:  Supplier Selection

  1. Product Service Requirements
  2. Supplier Selection Planning

Module V:  Part, Process & Service Qualification

  1. Technical Review
  2. Supplier Relations
  3. Qualification Planning
  4. Part Approval
  5. Validate Requirements

Module VI:  Supplier Performance Monitoring

  1. Performance Monitoring

Module VII:  Nonconformance Assessment & Capa

  1. Assess Nonconforming Product/Service
  2. Supplier Capa

Module VIII:  Supplier Quality Management

  1. Supplier Monitoring

Module IX:  Team Processes

  1. Team Development
  2. Team Roles
  3. Performance & Evaluation

Module X:  Relationship Management

  1. Supplier Orientation
  2. Communication
  3. Leadership & Collaboration

Module XI:  Business Ethics & Compliance

  1. ASQ Code of Ethics
  2. Compliance
  3. Confidentiality

Module XII:  General Exam Information, Test Taking Tips and Practice Testing

Course material cost:
Quality Council of Indiana material – $150

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