Don’t miss this opportunity. Quality Magazine subscribers receive special discounted rates. To take advantage of this special offer, contact Melanie Cruz at (310) 996-9431 or email@example.com. Conference Program Registration Includes: • Session materials for registered session(s) each day and electronic access to presentations for registered day(s) • Networking lunch on registered day(s) • Coffee and refreshments during the session breaks • Complimentary admission to all co-located expositions 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 200A: Forge Tough, Agile, Competitive Organizations Instructor: Lee Peters, ProjectLeader Inc. Learning objectives: • Intentionally, consistently, daily do better • Learn to change and measure that change • Be relentless in the search for ever better products • Follow the step-by-step road map to a tough, agile, responsive organization • Imprint Lean Quality on the hearts and minds of your workforce • Enlist every body, brain and spirit perpetually 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 201A: Lean Kaizen – A Simplified Approach to Process Improvement Instructor: Anthony Manos, Catalyst, Profero Inc. What you will learn: • Introduction to lean and kaizen • Change management and kaizen teams • Brainstorming techniques in kaizen events • Lean kaizen in the 21st century • How to perform a kaizen event • Kaizen event examples • Cost benefit analysis for kaizen projects 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 200B: Forge Tough, Agile, Competitive Organizations, continued Instructor: Lee Peters, ProjectLeader Inc. • Ensure your process is repeatable hour in and hour out • Improve based on fact not on fiction or intuition • Ask tough questions to stretch people about swings in supply and demand • Invest in learning—to study, to measure, to make change and to improve • Ask about risk in the process and in the market—opportunities, threats and responses • Be simple—improve one worker, one machine, one operator, one choke point, one process stage • See, do and teach the tools of change. Supervisors and workers become skilled agents of improvement • Improve—remove variation, fewer parts, fewer steps, less material, greater value, absolute reliability • Build quality into the supply change—always look for ways to improve resource quality, quantity, responsiveness • Work on the whole system—input, output, process, controls, team, leadership, management and culture • Time is the only perishable resource—use it or lose it. Be agile, responsible and productive • Influence and motivate the revolution though controlled projects 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 201B: Transforming Quality: Necessary Evil to Strategic Asset Instructor: Alex McClung, Pharmaceutics International Inc. Attendees will learn: • How to hook your executive team into embracing the quality system • How to leverage the quality system to acquire new business • How to grow a quality organization that is always aligned with the business priorities
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