Seetharam Kandarpa Receives ASQ-Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence
Milwaukee, Wis., 09/12/2017 — The Certification Board of ASQ is pleased to announce that Seetharam
Kandarpa has completed the requirements to be named an ASQ-Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational
Excellence, or ASQ CMQ/OE.
As such, Seetharam Kandarpa has reached a significant level of professional recognition, indicating a
proficiency in and a comprehension of quality management principles and practices. Individuals who earn
this certification are allowed to use “ASQ CMQ/OE” on their business cards and professional
“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,” said ASQ Chair Cecilia Kimberlin. “This distinction represents an investment in ones future and
provides a competitive advantage to those who earn ASQ certifications.”
In order to qualify for the Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence examination, an individual
must have 10 years of work experience related to the Body of Knowledge. The Certified Manager of
Quality/Organizational Excellence is a professional who leads and champions process-improvement
initiatives - everywhere from small businesses to multinational corporations - that can have regional or global
focus in a variety of service and industrial settings.
Since 1968, when the first ASQ certification examination was administered, more than 190,000 individuals
have taken the path to reaching their goal of becoming ASQ-certified in their field or profession, including
many of who have attained more than one designation.
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our
world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries,
ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the
world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is
headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional
service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ASQ’s members, mission, technologies and
training at asq.org.