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IBQMI® TQM Practitioner

IBQMI® TQM Practitioner
at a glance

  • Become a highly paid IBQMI® TQM Practitioner Lead your business partners in the creation, implementation, and evaluation of Total Quality Management (TQM) programs. Guide this improvement as a continuous effort conducted throughout the organization.
  • Official training material included Save $95 USD and get the official training material included in your training. Our training book can also be bought separately at Amazon.com without booking our training.
  • IBQMI® TQM Practitioner – exclusive job title Earn this exclusive and protected job title to use in your CV. All IBQMI® certificates are internationally recognized by major corporations. Get certified and listed in our competence center as an IBQMI® TQM Practitioner.

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Syllabus of IBQMI® TQM Practitioner

What will I learn?

This is a highly professional education that uses the Seven Basic Tools of Quality to analyze quality-related issues. You will learn fundamental management techniques, existing improvement efforts, and specialized technical tools under a disciplined structure focused on continuously improving all processes. Improved performance is directed at satisfying such broad goals as cost, quality, schedule, and mission need and suitability. Increasing user satisfaction is the overriding objective.

What is my qualification level after passing the final exam?

With the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner certification, you can promote your professional excellence in managing an organization to meet stakeholder expectations efficiently and effectively without compromising ethical values.

The topics of the official training material for this certification are as follows:

  1. What is “Quality”?
  2. Continuous Improvement
  3. Tracking and Data analyzing
  4. Similarities of TQM and ISO 9000
  5. Elements of a Quality Cost System
  6. The requirements for a transition to TQM
  7. The definition of a Quality Framework
  8. Measuring Performance and Feedback
  9. The Implementation Stage
  10. The Evaluation and Control Stage
  1. Quality Management Systems and Tools
  2. Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
  3. Benchmarking
  4. Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  5. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
  6. Tools for Total Quality Management
  7. 7 Quality Control (QC) Tools
  8. Statistical Process Control
  9. Design of Experiments (DOE)
  10. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Summary of the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner Certification

certificate for IBQMI® TQM Practitioner
Each certificate includes:
- The name of the qualified expert
- The protected qualification title of which you are allowed lifelong use
- A certification number that verifies the authenticity for your employer
- The signatures of the Board of Directors

The exceptional advantages of our certifications:
- No Hidden Fees! We do not charge membership fees
- You will be listed as a validated expert in our competence center
- Our certificates are valid a life long
- Free training material included with all certifications
- You do not need to renew your certificate

PDU credits - www.pmi.org
You may receive PDU credits by enrolling to an IBQMI® certification course. You have to apply for your own credits through the PMI CCRS (Continuous Certification Requirement System). The Project Management Institute® provides an online PDU reporting site, click here to be taken to the site.
Please select "activities offered by third-party vendors". IBQMI® is not a REP training provider. After you log into the PMI.org website in the Report PDUs subsection choose “Course or Training” as your PDU Category.

For more information about how to Submit PDUs for Courses & Training, visit
Scrum Education Units (SEUs) - www.scrumalliance.org
You may receive SEUs by enrolling to an IBQMI® certification course. An SEU® is a credit earned by a Scrum professional for having completed an educational training or learning opportunity that meets a defined set of learning objectives.

You can find all details about Scrum Education Units at the Scrum Alliance website, as well as instructions for registering and tracking your SEUs.

What is the scope and responsibility of this job title?

TQM is a management approach that concentrates on teamwork, integrity, continuous improvement, and continuous assessment of jobs and their worth. As an IBQMI® TQM Practitioner, you will increase quality through systematic analysis and improvement of work processes. This quality improvement is a continuous effort and conducted throughout the organization. An IBQMI® TQM Practitioner has active management participation through steering committees. The IBQMI® TQM Practitioner certification contains organization-wide efforts to adopt a climate in which an organization continuously improves its ability to deliver high-quality products and services to customers.

What is included in this certification?

With our official IBQMI® TQM Practitioner training material, you will be as fit as a fiddle regarding all TQM topics. This online course includes all you need for the exam. Our training book can also be bought at Amazon.com without booking the training, but the official training material as an eBook is included in this certification (you save $95 USD). The training provides the knowledge to develop new and advanced tools, methods, and systems that ensure products and services are of the highest quality. You will learn to plan total quality policies, programs, and initiatives. The know-how of an IBQMI® TQM Practitioner relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A TQM practitioner performs a variety of tasks and leads and directs the work of others. This role typically reports to the top management and requires a very high certification level.

By mastering the final exam you are privileged to use the highly-demanded job title:

IBQMI® TQM Practitioner

This protected job title can only be awarded by IBQMI®, which is the only institute authorized to certify you as an IBQMI® TQM Practitioner.

Why should I enroll in this certification?

This certification offers you a unique advantage on the job market. Executives all around the world know that the Total Quality Management approach focuses on the all-round development of employees and expects them to do everything while on the job in order to attain higher levels of quality. With this certification, you have solid proof of your knowledge and proof of your continuous improvement both personally and professionally. The IBQMI® TQM Practitioner is a well-researched certification in the quality assurance industry worldwide. According to the International Data Corporation, 63% of hiring managers believe certified individuals are more productive than their non-certified counterparts. The average salary of an IBQMI® TQM Practitioner is about $125,000 USD (Indeed.com / Monster.com).

FAQ (Frequently asked questions)

Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers!
IBQMI® offers an array of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers in response to inquiries on our certifications and programs affecting the assessments. Bookmark this page for future reference and watch for updates. If you do not find an answer, feel free to use the web form to contact IBQMI®.

Are there prerequisites?

No, the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner training course includes all training material needed to pass the test. The price includes the material, the exam, and lifelong public listing in our competence center.

How long is the training course?

The IBQMI® TQM Practitioner certification is self-paced. The time to complete and pass the test will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you're ready. You have 180 days from the date of purchase to complete the course.

How in-depth is the training?

The IBQMI® TQM Practitioner course provides a high-level certification. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with deep knowledge in total quality management (TQM). You need a solid understanding of increasing quality through systematic analysis and improvement of work processes

How do I learn more about TQM and prepare for the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner assessment?

The IBQMI® IBQMI® TQM Practitioner training material is the first place to start learning about TQM and an important resource for studying to pass the various assessments available for purchase at www.ibqmi.org. However, reading the training material alone is not enough for someone to pass the assessment. Questions often ask test-takers to interpret information and apply it to challenging situations, so knowledge gained from personal experience and other sources is typically needed. The IBQMI® TQM Practitioner training material is freely available to all students who enroll in the training. This book is also available for non-students at Amazon.com for $95 USD. You should familiarize yourself with the terms and concepts found in the training material.

Do I need to purchase books or other training material?

No, all training material is included in your purchase. Our training material provides the coursework to study and pass the test. Sometimes we may recommend a book so that you can further study a subject, but they are not required.

Is the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner test difficult?

A IBQMI® TQM Practitioner has active management participation through steering committees. You need working experience and an understanding of organizational processes to deliver high-quality products and services to customers. It is very essential that you study and understand the TQM training manual prior to taking the test, otherwise you will not pass!

How many questions does the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner test have?

The final test of IBQMI® TQM Practitioner has 65 questions.

What is the passing grade, and how much time do I have?

The final test of the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner has a passing grade of 65%. You will have a timeframe of 80 minutes, so you will not be able to look up answers to questions while taking the test.

What are the next steps after I pass the test?

When you have passed the test, your certificate will be created immediately for download. The certificate will be registered automatically in our competence center, and you will have the privilege of using the title IBQMI® TQM Practitioner in your CV for a lifetime.

Can I see the answers to the questions after completing my test?

No, it is not possible to provide answers for the tests of our certifications. The answers to the questions are not displayed. This policy maintains the secrecy of our question bank.

What is the structure of the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner test?

All exam questions are multiple choice questions with one or more correct answers and true/false. We do not penalize wrong answers. All questions carry equal weight in scoring. You can go back and answer unanswered questions. At the end of the assessment, we provide feedback on how well you scored on overall, so you can better prepare your studies for next time. We encourage you to navigate to and review the training material on our website. You may then further improve your skills that need strengthening.

What happens if I don't pass my certification test on the first try?

If you do not pass the exam, you can order another attempt.

I am convinced and want to get certified now. Which steps do I have to take to become a IBQMI® TQM Practitioner?

The first step is to register and create an account. This is free of charge. After you create an account, you should login and start the enrollment. You will be asked for the payment. After the payment process is done, you will be redirected to your activated enrollment. You now have six months to study the training materials. You can start the test whenever you feel ready. If you are an experienced TQM practitioner, you should be able to pass the test by just skimming over the training material. If you are new to TQM or feel you could use some additional training, we recommend reviewing the training material first before taking the test.

What does the price includes?

  • The final examination
  • Free training material (Amazon price is $99 USD)
  • Unlimited downloads of your stored certificate
  • Lifelong registration as an expert in our competence center
  • Automated validation of your achievement for your employer

What does the certificate include?

The IBQMI® TQM Practitioner certificate includes:

  • Your name as a qualified expert
  • The protected qualification title of which you are allowed lifelong use
  • A certification number that verifies the authenticity for your employer
  • The signatures of the Board of Directors

Can I get the IBQMI® TQM Practitioner through another company?

No, the International Business and Quality Management Institute holds the trademark for this professional training and is the only company worldwide that is authorized to certify you as a IBQMI® TQM Practitioner.

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