Quality Assurance is a set of activities aiming at improving the process to assure that the output will be defect free. Focus is more on preventing the errors and improving the process
Quality Control is a set of activities aiming at controlling the process output in order to ensure that the output is defect free. Focus is more on audits and quality checks before the output is delivered to the customer
An application-oriented question on the topic along with responses can be seen below. The best answer was provided by Sreyash Sangam on 24th January 2020
Applause for all the respondents - Sreyash Sangam, Nilesh Gham, Keerthi Babu, Deepak Pardasani, Shashikant Adlakha
Also review the answer provided by Mr Venugopal R, Benchmark Six Sigma's in-house expert.