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International QA Institute (IQAI), a non-profit organization, has been promulgating quality assurance/management systems and training and fostering quality professionals in Japan since its establishment in 1991. IQAI is providing the following services by sending the world top rank QA/QM professionals to the client:

  • (1) Consulting services for Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Management (QM) System establishment,
  • (2) Training courses for the right concepts and methodologies of QA/QM for the effective management
  • (3) Internal Auditor Training,
  • (4) Internal Audits and Conformance Audits, and
  • (5) Auditor and Consultant Training and Qualification.

Besides the above activities, IQAI has been promoting the activities of American Society for Quality (ASQ), especially those of the Quality Audit Division since 1996. In this connection, IQAI is conducting the ASQ certification exams for the genuine quality professionals in Japan as one of the international organizations of ASQ.


IQAI Headquarters
c/o Akio Miura
3-24-14-703 Shimo-meguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0064, Japan
Tel: +81-03-3712-6776, Fax: +81-3-3712-3399

West Japan Branch
c/o Mitsuko Nishihara
2-1 Yayoi-cho, Shunan-city, Yamaguchi, 745-0072, Japan
Tel: +81-834-21-0177, Fax: +81-834-21-0716

c/o Yoshihide Sato
3-24-14-703 Shimo-meguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0064, Japan
Tel: +81-03-3712-6776, Fax: +81-3-3712-3399

ASQ Headquarters
[→ASQ Website:]


43 Regular Members (including Officers)
1 Sustaining Member

(As of April 1, 2012)


Honorary Chairman Akio Miura
Executive Director – R & D, Chair Mitsuko Nishihara
Director – Planning and Legal Matters Masakatsu Iwasa
Director – Secretariat, Mailing List Naoyuki Kitami
Director – Secretariat Yoshihide Sato
Director – ASQ Certification Exam Promotion Miyuki?Sato
Director – Accounting Takako Hoshiyama
Auditor and Membership Yoshio Nagasawa
Auditor Hidehisa Murashima ?