Companies are overflowing with information. Data is generated at a remarkable rate. What can be kept? What can be destroyed? This timely information helps the persons responsible for drafting document retention policies define the key objectives of the policy and satisfy the necessary legal requirements. Learn the proper elements of legal hold and the consequences for failing to properly implement such hold..
This webinar will introduce attendees to the foundations of statistical process control (SPC), including the effects of variation and accuracy on process quality. The definition of a Six Sigma process will be illustrated. Attendees will learn how to construct SPC charts that provide visual controls (easily understood signals) that tell production workers when the process requires adjustment to prevent the m..
A Leer, A Pat, A Joke, A Gesture, An Innuendo, A Kiss: Are You Prepared To Be the Next Social Media Blitz, Identified on #MeToo, or a Headline in the Newspaper?
Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Al Franken, Garrison Keillor, members of Congress, and various State lawmakers have been accused of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault. But there is a difference between pulling one’s pants down in front of a female colleague at work and touching a woman on her buttocks during a photo op—isn’t there? What is that difference? Are both examples considered sexua..
This 60-minute presentation will highlight the use of statistical tools to monitor operations for a proactive operation.There are always certain steps in a method where control is critical either because this step contributes a lot to the overall uncertainty or its uncertainty is more likely to change from common causes. These critical points can be assessed and a monitoring program instituted. This data is..
Failure mode effects analysis (FMEA) and the control plan are both parts of advanced quality planning (AQP). FMEA, in fact, defines the control points or critical nodes of the control plan; process activities that must be controlled to ensure conformance of the critical to quality (CTQ) product characteristics. The dynamic control plan is a natural combination of the process FMEA and control plan into a sin..
This IRS regulatory compliance training will explain the Best TIN Solicitation Best Practices. While TIN solicitation might sound too lascivious for the legitimate business world, it is critical that every organization take this task seriously. For if they don't, a very uncomfortable and costly audit with the IRS is likely to ensue.Areas CoveredIdentify all required TIN information you need to collectDesign..
Organizational units exist for various reasons. Nevertheless, governance focusing on business perpetuity and reliability should address strategic to operational transformations enabling adequate continuity management. When threading from the first-tier ‘Governance Tree’ level, linked leaves are inextricably affected by external forces. Consequently, an organizational formation’s continuity depends on releva..
This purchase card training program will detail the components of a successful purchasing card program. It will also discuss implementing proper purchasing card controls, types of risk including fraud and misuse, auditing techniques, and more.Learning ObjectivesDetermining how purchasing cards fit within the overall organization strategyComponents of a successful purchasing card programImplementing proper p..
Human error is known to be the primary cause of quality and production losses in many industries. Although it is unlikely that human error will ever be eliminated, many human performance problems can be prevented. Human errors start at the design stage. From procedures, training, and workplace environment many variables that affect human behavior CAN be manipulated reducing the likelihood of these occurrenc..
Analysis of investigation reports reveals that human error is one of the top root causes for deviations, discrepancies and quality incidents in pharmaceutical manufacturing. And when you examine the CAPA's that are developed from these, retraining and rewrite of SOP is top the list. Yet on further re-examination, you find that these problems keep resurfacing again and again. Put in another way, the CAPA's a..
US bank regulators have continued to enhance their oversight of the major areas of risks to banks. The major risk evaluation and rating programs that have been introduced are CAMELS, CCAR and CLAR. This presentation provides for a thorough review and understanding of these programs.CAMELS is one of the most significant evaluation methodologies for banks employed by US regulators, namely the Federal Reserve ..
Given the global business environment, information technology (IT) deployments are indispensable for enabling information reliability, processing efficiency, and communication expediency to acquire and maintain a competitive advantage. Because information has measurable value, data collection, processing, storage, and transmission by organizational employees need appropriate safeguarding. Safeguarding infor..
Ineffective process management will result in significant loss to the organization's bottom line. The amount of loss depends upon your organizations Sigma Score, for example, a Sigma Score of 3 suggests a loss of 25% to 40% of sales (Sigma Scores vary from 2 to 6). A score of 6 suggests less than 1% of sales dollars are lost. Areas CoveredSpecific topics presented in the webinar:How to justify and sele..
Cost Justification: What is Your Organization’s Sigma LevelSigma Level versus dollars lost as a percent of sales is explained. By understanding your processes sigma and addressing risk properly your organization will benefit considerably. Improvement Team Selection The success of quality improvement projects will come down to the quality of the team members working on the project. Responsibilities of P..
Manufacturers who supply parts, materials, or processes to the automobile manufacturers - and their suppliers have needed to be registered against TS 16949. Revised as IAFT 16949, automotive suppliers are now required to help develop the Quality Management Systems of their suppliers – initially against ISO 9001:2015 with the end goal of registration against IATF 16949 as well.Automotive Quality Management S..