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..
The new rule is highly anticipated by industry and will hopefully bring clarity to the long-standing GMO questions, cover financial and risk impact to businesses as well as helping consumers with educated food choices based on science, in short session encapsulates everything industry needs to know on launching the (NBFDSA).Learning Objectives Background on US GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) LabelingBas..
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..
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..
In this practical webinar, you will learn about the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence and get a glimpse into the future, as additional legal tasks get automated.Upon course completion, you will be able to:Define “machine learning”Describe how machine learning is already being used by law firmsEvaluate how Artificial Intelligence is changing legal jobsConsider the ethical implications of Artific..
US Customs law dates back to 1879 and was far less burdensome, legally, on the US importer until 1993. Under current law, the US Customs Modernization Act, the US Importer is now mainly responsible for adherence to all US Customs laws and regulations. While Customs calls it a “shared responsibility”, the burden is on the importer to “exercise reasonable care”. In this session, we’ll discuss the basics of a ..
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..
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 ..
Computerized systems are used throughout the life sciences industry to support various regulated activities, which in turn generate many types of electronic records. These electronic records must be maintained according to regulatory requirements contained within FDA’s 21 CFR Part 11 for US jurisdictions and Eudralex Volume 4 Annex 11 for EU jurisdictions.One of the requirements for such compliance is the g..
Information and guidance on how food manufacturers should handle a serious disaster for interruption of operations, proper cleanup and ramping back processing are not readily available for industry. An important one-stop-shop to guide the process for food processors is detailed in the webinar.The session will explain disaster types, summarize requirements for facilities to keep employees safe and contain th..