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Forum Home > Program Management Professional (PgMP) > What is the difference between "Quality Assurance" & "Quality Control" ?

s_anupkumar
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Quality Assurance

- Occurs during the execution stage

- Focus on “Are we following the standards”

- Performed through quality audits

Quality Control

- Occurs during the Controlling stage

- Focus on “Are we meeting the standards”

- Performed through quality inspection

To perform the quality assurance & control most of the tools & techniques are common in nature and will be identified as part of quality management plan during planning stage.

 

February 3, 2015 at 3:16 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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