Companies are facing an ever more increasingly complex environment coupled with increasing marketplace volatility. This is causing companies to strive to be more flexible and responsive by streamlining both planning and execution. In addition, companies are attempting to conserve the use of their valuable resources. Instead of investing in products prematurely that then creates an inventory that may not be ..
How could one assess the effectiveness of a Quality Management System?The best way to do that is by using the ultimate transfer unit: MONEY!The purpose of a firm is to make Money, the purpose of a QMS is to enable the firm to produce, and therefore – generate money with minimum losses that are reflected by failures.The principles are known, but it is done?This lecture will give the listener the basic know-h..
Creating a positive culture of acceptance and inclusion includes understanding how to tap into the hidden power of employees’ differences and create a work environment where everyone thrives. Diversity can be the root of conflict in the workplace if not managed and when conflicts go unresolved, animosity and distrust can build up on teams.Diverse organizations and teams can yield innovative results, however..
This one hour course is designed for all employees in your organization. It is intended to help employees learn how to behave appropriately in today’s workplace.It has become clear that complaints are being made and honored about behaviors that in the past had seemed “too mild” to worry about. Only egregious sexual misconduct was brought to the attention of those in charge. Not so anymore. Today, even the m..
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..
To work efficiently with formulas and functions you must start with clear understanding, good habits, and application of correct structure and syntax.Understand and work effectively with fundamental and versatile calculation and analysis techniques in Excel beyond introductory level.This course effectively demonstrates and teaches examples of formulas and specific functions, providing the perspective you ne..
Moving From Generic To Spectacular: Recasting Your Lean Supply Chain From Efficient To Transformational!
This session by expert speaker Robert Sabath will discuss the real world realities of coping with and leveraging the new realities of supply chain management. We will, review changing roles and expectations, share case examples and discuss the tools, technologies, and techniques to support them. Bob will highlight the realities, but he will focus on the practical examples, many case studies, and adaptable l..
Is poor project management impacting your effectiveness? What can you do about it? How’s that working out? Historically, Business Analysts (BAs) and Project Managers (PMs) focus on and are trained in separate skill sets. BAs focus on requirements definition, whereas PMs concentrate on budgets, schedules, resources, and tasks. Having both PM and BA present on a project presumably enables covering all bases w..
This Bank Secrecy Act risk Assessment training will highlight BSA best practices that are being acknowledged and recognized by regulators and examiners and will discuss each risk assessment area.Financial institutions are required to be compliant with BSA rules and regulations. Such compliance needs to be well documented and consistent to ensure financial institutions avoid BSA violations and implications. ..
The Demand-Driven Adaptive Enterprise model is a management and operational model designed to enable enterprises to adapt to complex and volatile environments. The model utilizes a constant system of innovation and feedback between three primary components; a Demand Driven Operating Model, Demand Driven S&OP and Adaptive S&OP. A Demand-Driven Adaptive Enterprise focuses on the protection and promoti..
Employers conduct investigations for a variety of reasons; employee or customer complaints, background checks, regulatory or audit requirement(s), allegations of misconduct, losses of various types. The shared primary purpose of these investigations is the same - to find out the facts of a situation to determine a course of action to take - or not to take.Where there are people, there will be problems. Any ..
Non-tariff measures (barriers) are generally defined as policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities traded, or prices or both (UNCTAD).Areas Covered Non-Tariff Barriers definition and objectiveDifference between a Direct and an Indirect NTBDirect NTB’s established by the Mexican ..
The taxation of cannabis is different from any other business. Cannabis businesses are constricted by IRC §280E. However, there are many Tax Court cases that shed a light on 280E, and some strategies that you can employ for your cannabis clients.For the typical cannabis retailer, cost of goods sold(COGS) would include the marijuana that was purchased and the percentage of rent and utilities paid for the por..
The use of Foreign Trade Zones and Bonded warehouses for FDA regulated products create different opportunities and different obligations. Firms need to understand the requirements of each to use them to their advantage. The imported products will have different regulatory requirements depending on the option chosen. In some cases, the FDA does not give you an option and the outcome is expensive. Firms also ..
Aseptic processing, the technique used to ensure sterile drugs are packaged in sterile containers, is one of the most important steps in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, because of the risk that contamination poses to patient safety. An Aseptic Process Simulation is performed by these biopharmaceutical firms to ensure the process can be performed with minimal contamination. This is accomplished by using gro..