(Sat-April 6th) West-South-Central Region Member Leader Training Meeting

We are thrilled to invite all our esteemed professional volunteer organizations to join us for an upcoming training session. This session aims to equip you with invaluable skills and knowledge to enhance your contributions and impact on our community

Date: Saturday, April 6th, 2024

Time: 8 am – 3 pm 

Location: Radisson Hotel Fort Worth North-Fossil Creek

You can also join online by clicking here.

During this training, you can expect:

  • Insightful workshops led by experienced member leaders
  • Interactive discussions to foster collaboration and idea-sharing
  • Practical strategies to optimize your volunteer efforts

Your participation is crucial in ensuring our collective success in serving those in need. Together, let’s empower ourselves to make an even greater difference.

This is a FREE event.

Just one day after the ASQ Greater Fort Worth Section Conference.

Professional Development Meeting – 2024 February

**THIS EVENT HAS ENDED. THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING.**

The Greenbelt Project presentation (In Person)

Feb 22nd @ 6:30pm CST

About

The Greenbelt Project presentation will take 30 minutes from 6:30 to 7:00 pm.

Executives from ESAB will be attending this event.

Come learn more about Green Belt ASQ at this free event. This will be a great opportunity to learn and network to further your career in ASQ.

Location:

The event will take place at UTD Dallas.

800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080 (Room JSOM 11.305).

If you have any questions, please reach out to kbruce@memberleader.asq.org.

Thank you and we hope to see you there.

Professional Development Meeting – 2024 January

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Presentation:

Decoding Leadership Presence

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get promoted this year, our speaker’s advice just might be able to help!

Leadership Presence is a set of skills that demonstrate a person’s readiness to be promoted. In this presentation Leadership Presence is discussed by focusing on the six important skills to help people perform more effectively.

This presentation explains ways you need to demonstrate each skill which will increase your credibility and visibility.

Presentation covers: •    Difference between Manager and Leader•    What Employees Want from their Organizations•    Leadership Presence Skills•    Assertive Communication and Listening•    Emotional Intelligence and Influence•    Delivering Results with the Team•    Managing-up•    Strategic Thinking •    Stakeholders•    Action Steps

Speaker:
Valerie Pelan, MBA, PCC, President of Integrated Focus, provides high-quality and customized coaching for her clients to ensure they achieve their goals and increase their confidence. Her coaching enables clients to improve their leadership capabilities, make better decisions, and demonstrate a positive approach to organizational dynamics. She works best with clients who want a Coach who understands the complexity of corporate team management and how to collaborate across an organization to achieve business results.Her clients like her business background and leadership experience and the way she challenged herself to gain strategic expertise to ensure she had career options. Key highlights of her career include leading cross-functional product teams, executive briefings on market research results, and headquarters lead on regulatory activities for Fortune 100 corporations. Her background includes stints in senior roles at Hewlett Packard and AT&T.

 


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 25th January 2024
Meeting Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Professional Development Meeting – 2023 October – Canceled

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Tutorial:

Performing On-Site Facilities Audit

Speaker:
Ray Santos


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 26th October 2023
Meeting Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Professional Development Meeting – 2023 September

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Presentation Topic1:

“Sensitivity Analysis using Data Tables” in Microsoft Excel
w/ hands-on exercise

(Participants should bring their laptops)

 

Presentation Topic2:

“Waterfall Charts” in Microsoft Excel

 

Speaker:
Kannan Ramanathan, PhD, Clinical Professor, Operations Management – Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 28th September 2023
Meeting Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Meeting Location:

University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas. 75080
Edith O’Donnell Arts & Technology (ATC) Building
Room# 2.101

Parking:
All visitors will need to obtain a parking permit to park in GREEN-outlined parking areas.
Parking is also available in Parking Structure #1.
If you have more questions about parking, please contact 972.883.7777 or visit https://map.utdallas.edu/ for additional information.

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Professional Development Meeting – 2023 August

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Presentation:

Continuous Improvement

An overview of how we can boost efficiencies in manufacturing processes, cycle counts etc. based real world examples.

Tutorial:

Systemic Problem-Solving Approach 

Speaker:
John Ballis
, CEO, and Founder at “Lean Your Way”, John uses Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Kata and Kanban with Training, Coaching, & Assessments with his clients.

John provides Hands-on experience in executive leadership, operational excellence management, continuous improvement, and change management. He is an operational strategist and transformational leader that consistently delivers high performance results in deadline-driven environments. He brings expertise in assessing corporate culture, navigating organizational dynamics, and translating corporate strategies into tangible results for sustainable change. John is regarded for the ability to expertly drive processes and successfully motivate cross-functional teams. He has a comprehensive Lean Supply Chain and Project Management background coupled with a track record of exceeding expectations locally and internationally. He has been highly successful taking organizations (union and non-union represented) to the next level of operational excellence. John has held Vice President and Operationally Excellence Director titles at a variety of organizations and has authored multiple articles and books on continuous improvement.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 24th August 2023
Meeting Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Professional Development Meeting – 2023 July

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Presentation:

How Connected Technology is Leading to Higher Quality Spaces in the Built Environment

In this session, we will explore the integration of connected technology in optimizing indoor air quality, comfort, and overall environmental quality in buildings. Discover the practical applications of HVAC, lighting, IoT, data analytics, and sensors in real-time monitoring, predictive analytics, and automation systems. Gain valuable insights into the significant impact of connected technology on quality management, energy efficiency, and occupant well-being. Through case studies and practical examples, learn how connected technology is reshaping the way we create healthier, more comfortable, and higher quality spaces in the built environment.

Speaker:
Tim Vogel, VP Connected Solutions at KMC Controls, leads initiatives around cloud-connected products, solutions, and partners. His primary responsibility is KMC’s cloud-native platform KMC Commander. Working in building automation and industrial IoT since 2016, he manages channel partners across OT and IT segments, OEM partnerships in energy and solar, large-scale accounts, cybersecurity products, and third-party partnerships with many leaders in PropTech. Tim is passionate about helping others grow and be more successful through technology and collaborative relationships. For buildings, this means disrupting old models, innovating, and building a team that loves what they do.

Tutorial:

The Agile Toolbox – Preparing your Team for Success

Speaker:
Zac Jarrad, MBA, CQIA, CQPA, SSGB, SSBB, CMQ/OE, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI, PBA – President of Jarrad Consulting; Section Chair ASQ Kansas City Section. Mr. Jarrad consults with businesses, nonprofits, and K-12 groups including Project management, Agile Project Management, Gamification, Team Building Activities, and Working Across Different Generations. He has presented at several ASQ local, reginal, and national conferences.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 27th July 2023
Meeting Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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