This webinar will be of interest to food companies that are implementing Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety Systems based on HACCP or Preventive Controls. The talk will include a review of the food allergen labeling regulations in Canada and the United States including strategies to control the flow of allergens in the processing and storage environment. The speaker will address how to best minimi..
Generational diversity” is no longer just a buzzword. We’re seeing younger and younger individuals in positions of power and influence in the workforce, and these days it’s not uncommon for the power hierarchy to be reversed, with older individuals reporting to younger bosses. You cannot manage an experienced worker based on authority from your position title alone. Managing someone older than you don’t hav..
Best Practices for Using Your Quality Management System’s Quality Objectives and KPIs for Meaningful Process Improvement
Numbers, data, facts, perfect information all allow us to make more informed less risky decisions in every aspect of our lives. Due to the increased demands and business pressures to do more with fewer resources, decision-makers in every organization are tasked with making fast and informed decisions.Knowing how what to measure, how to measure it, what the data says where you are now, where you want to be i..
All firms and persons acting in a fiduciary capacity with respect to a function they perform must fully understand the duties and responsibilities of serving in a fiduciary capacity, what constitutes fiduciary failure and the consequences of such failure. It is therefore imperative that fiduciaries understand the risks associated with being a fiduciary, the conditions that can give rise to a fiduciary risk ..
To be truly proficient in Excel, you must be familiar with these tools to manage data efficiently. Managing data is becoming more important than ever as data collection becomes more automated. What can you do with all that data? You need to know how to rearrange the data (Sort), see just what you want to see (Filter), create quick summaries (Subtotals). Learn to use tables to add even more options for manag..
Disasters and disruptions of business rarely occur, but if they do they can be costly and dangerous. In R&D, Manufacturing & Retail areas of a food company, there can be dangerous contaminants and other disasters and important data and business processes that could be lost. Every company has a responsibility to their stakeholders (clients, shareholders, employees) and to regulators, to take steps to..
Employees need to get along to be able to function and do the required work. This doesn’t mean they need to love each other or even like each other, but they must know how to co-exist. Managers and supervisors need to know how to use conflict resolution tools, to run individual meetings with warring employees, then know how to bring both employees together to facilitate a meeting that creates ground rules f..
This topic will start off with a general understanding of what is unrelated business income. It will look deeply into how to tell if income streams are related or unrelated to the non-for-profits mission along with the other rules that could exempt the income from this category.We will also look at how to calculate the unrelated business income tax under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The TCJA made it so non-fo..
Capital Adequacy and Stress Testing: Understanding the CCAR (Federal Reserve) and DFAST (OCC) Programs
Banks and Credit Unions are subject to programs of the Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), which test whether each Bank or Credit Union has sufficient capital to navigate successfully through adverse future economic scenarios. The required analysis involves estimating the losses the Bank or Credit Union will incur in a ran..
Food waste is a well-recognized issue throughout the food supply chain. Loss estimates run anywhere from 30% to 50%. Water, fertilizer, manpower, facility overhead costs, delivery/planting/production/storage and delivery, carbon emissions, environmental pollution, and other food production expenses are lost along with the food that cannot be consumed.Food waste, as defined by the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture..
This seminar will cover the process and benefits of using an empirical approach to design an optimized lyophilization cycle. In the past, a “trial and error” approach was routinely used as the means of cycle design, often resulting in products that were substandard or cycles that were prohibitively long and expensive. By taking the time to characterize the thermal properties of each formulation and understa..
Project partnering is one of the most effective tools in the construction management process employed to deliver successful projects -- projects that complete on time, in the budget, safely, with the specified quality and have no outstanding disputes at the end of the job. Construction Managers are frequently the leaders in convincing owners to adopt project partnering and must be involved in the entire pro..
Learn the latest updates on Form W-4 (major change planned for 2019) and Form W-2 wage and withholding reporting. This webinar will prepare your staff for this filing year, improve your employee reporting set-up and maintenance practices, and reduce your risk of complaints from the IRS. Experienced CGMA and businessman Miles Hutchinson will review the current law and regulations regarding the filing of Form..
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. Procedures play a vital role in human reliability. Nevertheless, it is essential to understand human behavior and the psychology of error as well as underst..
Much of the change in GAAP in recent years is the result of collaboration between the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to bring the US and international accounting principles closer together. At some point, both groups decided they were as close as they would be likely to get on several key concepts—revenue recognition, lease capitalization,..