Managing and reducing cost continues to be one of the primary focal points of business and governments today. In many organizations, more than half of the total revenue is spent on goods and services—everything from raw material to overnight mail.Maintaining a competitive position and even survival will depend on the organization's ability to use all of the continuous improvement strategies which have been ..
Reducing turnover and fast-tracking new employees to productivity is a key business imperative. The reality is that about 30% of employees don’t make it past their first year and it’s expensive. Good recruitment and hiring can be quickly undone by disorganized poorly executed new employee orientation. And as millennials become a driving force in the workplace, they represent special opportunities and challe..
This webinar will help you understand in detail the application of FDA’s 21 CFR Part 11 guidance on electronic records/electronic signatures (ER/ES) for computer systems subject to FDA regulations. This is critical in order to develop the appropriate validation strategy and achieve the thoroughness required to prove that a system does what it purports to do. It also ensures that a system is maintained in a ..
This Webinar will explain what 21 CFR Part 11 is, why it is important to FDA regulated companies and how conformance to Part 11 differs from just having good IT security. Procedures for controlling electronic signatures and electronic records will be explained. FDA regulated companies want to transition to electronic records for economy and efficiency. FDA, because of its concern for patient safety, wants t..
Active shooting events are rare, but since the consequences, when they happen, are catastrophic it is vital to implement common-sense measures to prevent them and prepare to react quickly and effectively when they do happen. This webinar will provide strategies, tactics, and techniques for the prevention, recognizing warning signs of possible shooters and effective actions to take if a shooting occurs. This..
Critics have claimed that traditional managerial accounting is at best useless and at worst dysfunctional and misleading. Today’s general ledger and budgeted spending systems support departmental and “stovepipe” managerial philosophies. In contrast, activity-based cost management (ABC/M) information supports process-based thinking. ABC is a key component of the increasingly popular enterprise and corporate ..
As a training topic, negotiation skills often create anxiety for the participants. If they have experienced a typical “I Win-You Lose” negotiation seminar, then those feelings are usually based on not wanting to have to do battle with a fellow participant just to learn or improve negotiation skills.The five-step Added Value Negotiating (AVN) method presented in this webinar is about the mutual search for va..
This event will cover everything you need to know about how to Define a Serious Adverse Event and FDA’s Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting requirements for OTC Drugs, Cosmetics and Dietary Supplements. It will also cover what to expect regarding reporting changes for Cosmetics when the Personal Care Products Safety Act is passed.All OTC drugs and Dietary Supplements are required to report Serious Adverse..
Laboratories need to transition technologies all of the time. From new ways to perform assays to outdated technology, to new equipment pushes to the various needs of end users, assays need to switch between technologies on a regular basis. One needs to be able to easily and robustly transition assays from one technology to another. With this seminar, you will be able to fully understand how your essay is cu..
Everything you need to know to have a compliant California payrollAs an employer in California, there is a lot to know about how to properly handle and calculate pay for employees. This webinar will give all the tools necessary to make sure you are in compliance with California state requirements for your employees.Understanding all the rules around overtime pay in CaliforniaUnderstanding special California..
CAPA is both a precursor to and component of RCA that helps people prevent non-conformances from occurring and if all else fails; answer the question of why the non-conformance occurred in the first place. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a popular and often-used technique that helps people answer the question of why the problem. What is a non-conformance? When you have a non-conformance in the laboratory..
When there is a need to make some change to an environment and/or resolve a problem, we must think about a project that could implement the necessary change and address the problem. But we can’t just run our project without proper justification. Justifying the project is a great mechanism to confirm that our project really addresses the need and paves the way for improvement. It helps us assure interested p..
Cash Management: How Sales, Operations, and Technology Can Work Together to Generate More Fee Income
During this webinar, you will gain a more in-depth knowledge of Cash Management (aka Treasury Management) products and services. You will learn about all the Cash Management products and services available in the marketplace, identify the products and services your community bank currently offers, what you’re missing, and come up with strategies to implement and offer the right products and services for you..
Due to the increased pressure to respond to change quickly, and the changing dynamics of the workforce, human resource professionals as well as line and project managers must also wear the hat of change agents – leading the way to make change work – to be effective and productive and cost-effective. Managing change in a fast-changing environment is increasingly the situation in which most organizations now ..
Effective process improvement can be key to reducing delays and improving data accuracy. In clinical trials, turnaround time and data accuracy are critical. Likewise, the contract research organization (CRO) level or the institutional review board (IRB) level can have serious downstream effects, negatively impacting study efficacy and time-to-market. It is essential, therefore, that all participants in cl..