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Certified Quality Auditor (CQA): Exam Prep & Study Guide

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Get ready for the Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) exam with this comprehensive test preparation course. You can set your own studying schedule, and the course's short lessons and quizzes help you review all of the auditing topics that you'll encounter on the exam.
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12 chapters in Certified Quality Auditor (CQA): Exam Prep & Study Guide

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Ch 5. Auditor Competencies {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[444363].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Internal & External Auditors: Key Skills & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[389377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[389377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Effective Business Communication? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58590].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58590].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22097].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22097].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Types of Visual Aids for Business Presentations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Setting Team Goals & Objectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56246].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56246].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Becoming a Cohesive Group: Using Team Building to Increase Group Cohesion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - What Is a Facilitator in a Business? - Definition & Role Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7573].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7573].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Stages of Team Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52452].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52452].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Quality Tools: Process Flowcharts, Pareto Analysis & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40296].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40296].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Statistical Process Control: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40311].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40311].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What is Root Cause Analysis? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141836].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141836].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Configuration Management: Control Items & Procedures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The DMAIC Process of Six Sigma Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40306].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40306].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The 5S Approach to Waste Elimination for Lean Businesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79896].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79896].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Lean Philosophy vs. the Kanban System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40398].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40398].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Standard Operating Procedures: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7230].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7230].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Value Stream Mapping: Purpose, Use & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Mean, Median & Mode: Measures of Central Tendency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Standard Deviation? - Definition, Equation & Sample Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20293].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20293].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Frequency Distributions: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13770].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13770].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Interpreting Quantitative & Qualitative Business Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Random Sampling? - Definition, Conditions & Measures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18390].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18390].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Stratified Random Samples: Definition, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18392].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18392].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Cluster Random Samples: Definition, Selection & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18393].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18393].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Non-Statistical Sampling: Uses & Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[444419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[444419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Calculating Confidence Intervals, Levels & Coefficients Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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