Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 October

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Presentation:

Risk Management

Risk Management is perhaps one of the most widely discussed areas of the modern quality management system.  We will hear from our ASQ Dallas Section Chair on some insights into risk that many are unfamiliar with.

Speaker:

Hank Fahrlander is the founder and owner of the 40+ year old H.W. Fahrlander and Associates. Hank will shed insight on risk from the perspective of a long-time quality advocate, advisor, teacher, and leader.

 

Tutorial:

Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA): A Practical Overview

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Ed Oboli


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 28th October 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 September

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Presentation:

Managing Data

Managing Data in a proficient way is key to all successful Quality Management. Join us for this month’s presentation to take a deep dive into this topic from a subject matter expert.

Speaker:

James Duarte is with the International Academy for Quality, an Academician and an ASQ Fellow with certifications as a Quality Engineer, Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He is member of the original SPC committee for GMP’s with the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association and Chair of the Subcommittee for statistical procedures for the Aluminum Association. He has experience in energy, manufacturing, healthcare, and service industries. Jim’s specialties are in Training, Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Consulting Management, Manufacturing, Service Industries, ‘Hoshin Kanri’ and Complexity Reduction.

 

Tutorial:

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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 23rd September 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Professional Development Meeting – 2021 August

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Presentation:

Baldrige Award Winning Leadership and Employee Engagement

Join us to hear from a expert to examine the concept of workforce engagement and, learning from the best practices of Baldrige Award winners and how it can be made relevant to your own organization.

Speaker:

Glenn Bodinson is Founder and Principal of BaldrigeCoach, Inc. Glenn is a past chair of Dallas ASQ Section 1402. He has long experience in partnering with organizations to achieve enterprise excellence whether the goal is to compete for Baldrige or just to become a better organization. His results speak for themselves: 21 Clients have won the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award.  95% of AHCA Bronze Quality Award clients won and 100% of his Silver Award clients. This is the best track record for Quality Award consulting in America.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 26th August 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 July

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Presentation:

Rapid ROI: Mobilizing a Sustainable Improvement Journey

Join us to hear from John Ballis about his new book “Rapid ROI: Mobilizing a Sustainable Improvement Journey.”

Speaker:

John Ballis “The Lean Samurai”, CEO and Founder of Lean Your Way, LLC teaches his clients by using Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Kata and Kanban with Training, Coaching, & Assessments to create an integrated understanding of how they can attain organization objectives and return on investment.  He does this through creating education tool sets and implementing business processes with them.  As a Master Black Belt himself, John has a wealth of operational excellence and executive level experience at companies such as IBM, Accenture, Kraft, Keurig Dr. Pepper, and Unipart Group.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 22nd July 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 June

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Presentation:

Pandempact – an auditor’s perspective

Being an auditor of medical device companies provides unique insight into the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  For small and large companies alike, there has been a significant impact on all areas of the business – not just for medical device companies but for all industries around the globe.  This presentation will discuss the pandemic impact, or “pandempact” as certain circles have referred to it as, and as seen from an auditor’s perspective.

Speaker:

Denise Wrestler (ASQ CQE, CQA), has over 15 years of experience within FDA-regulated industries including medical device and pharmaceuticals providing quality, regulatory, and technical expertise to meet individual client needs. Ms. Wrestler agrees with the FDA’s “least burdensome approach” and prides herself on providing options and recommendations for ensuring regulations are met without wasting precious company resources.    

Denise Wrestler holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering with a Minor in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, Ms. Wrestler holds ASQ certifications as a Certified Quality Engineering (CQE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), as well as BSI ISO 13485:2016 Lead Auditor certification. A contributing author to ASQ’s monthly publication Quality Progress magazine, Ms. Wrestler remains active within the quality and regulatory professional circles to ensure continuing education and awareness within the community. Ms. Wrestler has provided training, workshops, and presentations to small and large audiences alike on topics ranging from QSR, ISO 13485, auditing, and design control to risk management and regulatory readiness and preparation. 


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 24th June 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 May

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Presentation:

5S Your Life

The 5S methodology is widely used to create a workplace suited for visual control and lean production. While many American companies have applied only to comply with the minimum requirements of health and safety, trailblazing organizations have uncovered how 5S can change their culture to reduce procrastination, boost productivity and innovation.

Join us to hear from the author of the recently published book “5S Your Life: Stop Procrastination And Start Self-organization” a guide to achieve a 5S sustainable implementation and improve team self-organization.

Speaker:

Luciana Paulise, is a culture coach, speaker and book author, CEO of Biztorming Training & Consulting LLC. She is an MBA, ASQ Quality Engineer, Agile Coach and Scrum Master and is specialized in driving cultural change, employee empowerment and self-organization. As a coach, she has helped a wide range of companies, from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations to increase agility and reduce costs. She is also a regular contributor for Forbes, ThriveGlobal and other international media outlets. Luciana is also ASQ West South-Central Regional Deputy Director. She is an Argentinian who lives in Texas, and is bilingual English-Spanish.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 27th May 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 April

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Presentation:

Create Your Career Pivot Plan

“Need to make a career pivot? Challenging socioeconomic circumstances can create confusion and more than a little frustration. If you aren’t sure how to get from where you are today to where you want to be, there is good news. As with any good improvement project, you need a plan. With the right steps and a process, you can navigate your career pivot successfully…”

Join us to hear from an experienced quality professional and a highly regarded career coach speak to the article she wrote for Quality Progress: “Create Your Career Pivot Plan”.

Speaker:

Erin Urban, LSSBB, CPDC, is a Career Growth Strategist, Executive Coach and a Motivational Speaker. She runs Urban Professional Performance Solutions LLC, a certified professional coaching service focused on delivering personalized solutions for individuals and organizations. She is a bestselling author of ‘Elevate Your Career – More Impact, More Income’ and also a Forbes Coaches Council Member.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 22nd April 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 March

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Presentation:

ISO 56000: Building an Innovation Management System

Join us to hear about Peter Merrill’s latest publication: ISO 56000 Building an Innovation Management System is now published by Quality Press. It introduces the ISO 56000 series of standards on Innovation Management and explains in detail how to use the Innovation Management System Guidance Standard, ISO 56002.

Speaker:

Peter Merrill is a Keynote Speaker on Innovation and has keynoted at events such as the World Conference on Quality.

As Chief Executive of one of the leading Design Brands in the Europe he has been an Innovator in one of the most demanding markets. He is an Engineer, an Artist and a Writer and has led Innovation in the fields of both Graphic Art and Engineering.

He is the Head of Delegation for the Canadian Committee to ISO/TC279 on Innovation Management. He is also chair of the ASQ Innovation Think Tank. He led the International Working Group which developed the ISO Guideline on ‘People Involvement’ in Management Systems and sees the best Innovation coming from the ‘Collective Knowledge’ of an Organization.

He is one of North America’s foremost authorities on Management Systems which he has implemented in such innovative companies as IBM, A.I.G., R.I.M. and Solectron. He has authored books like “Innovation Generation”, “Do It Right the Second Time” and “Innovation Never Stops”.

Peter Merrill emphasizes the importance of developing an Innovative Culture which leads to innovation of both your practices and your business model as well as your products.

More information about the Speaker: www.petermerrill.com


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 25th March 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 February

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Presentation:

Random Thoughts: Six Sigma & Applied Statistics

Join us to hear from the author of the “Random Thoughts” column in Six Sigma Forum magazine and the Applied Statistics Manual. He will draw from some of his past columns enlightening us about some great best practices regarding Six Sigma and Applied Statistics

Speaker:

Joel Smith, Director of Rapid Continuous Improvement at Keurig Dr Pepper in Plano TX, has been referred to by one colleague as a “Statistical Powerhouse”. He certainly has the background for the comment. Following 13 years with Minitab, the process enhancement software provider, culminating as Channel Manager he moved to his current position with Keurig Dr Pepper. Aside from being a former chair of the ASQ Statistics Division Joel is also the author of the “Random Thoughts” column in Six Sigma Forum magazine and the Applied Statistics Manual.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 25th February 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 January

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Presentation:

The Baldrige Journey

Learn about the institutional Baldrige Journey from the leader of that initiative for Texas’ most recent Baldrige Award recipient.  The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) is an award established by the U.S. Congress in 1987 to raise awareness of quality management and recognize U.S. companies that have implemented successful quality management systems. The award is the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence.

Speaker:

Dr. Carlos Ayala, PhD has a strong background leading performance excellence at educational institutions as well as at other types entities. As a Senior Strategist at Alamo Colleges District in San Antonio Dr. Ayala was instrumental in leading the efforts that led to that institution receiving the highly respected designation of Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner. He will take us through their process as well as the fundamental outcomes that matter.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 28th January 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
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