Rhodes State College News

March 09, 2018
Rhodes State Associate Receives ASQ Quality Auditor Certification 2018

Rhodes State College is pleased to announce that Linda Dodge, Associate Coordinator of Quality Initiatives for Workforce, Economic Development and Continuing Education (WEDCE), has completed the requirements to be named an American Society for Quality-Certified Quality Auditor, or ASQ CQA.

Dodge has reached a significant level of professional recognition, indicating a proficiency in and a comprehension of auditing principles and practices. Individuals who earn this certification are allowed to use “ASQ CQA” on their business cards and professional correspondence.

“Earning an ASQ certification is more than a great accomplishment - it’s a formal recognition of professionals that they have demonstrated an understanding of, and a commitment to, quality practices in their field,” according to ASQ Chair Cecilia Kimberlin. “This distinction represents an investment in ones future and provides a competitive advantage to those who earn ASQ certifications.”

Dodge provides quality initiative training through the WEDCE area at Rhodes State. Those trainings include ISO Internal Auditor training, Lean Essentials, Lean Six Sigma concepts and others. “Linda possesses a great skill set that can help local business and industry with their project management thus increasing profitability,” notes Kent Kahn, Executive Director for WEDCE. 

In order to qualify for the Certified Quality Auditor examination, an individual must have eight years of work and/or experience related to the Body of Knowledge. Certified Quality Auditor is a professional who understands the standards and principles of auditing and the auditing techniques of examining, questioning, evaluating and reporting to determine a quality system’s adequacy and deficiencies.

For more information regarding Quality Initiative trainings, 419-995-8426.

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