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..
Human error is known to be the major cause of quality and production losses in many industries. Although it is unlikely that human error will ever be totally 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 occ..
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..
The Model for Improvement methodology applies to any industry, organization etc. that is interested in solving the problem with transactional or manufacturing processes. Areas CoveredCost Justification: What is Your Organization’s Sigma LevelImprovement Team SelectionHow to collect Process Information Without BiasIntroduction to the Model for ImprovementHow to apply The Model for ImprovementIdentify Pr..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
The internal audit profession is very similar to other professions; very resistant to change. When one of our profession’s main goals is to promote efficiency and effectiveness, we have to be more adept at adjusting and being open-minded to change. Audit2020 is a course that takes an in-depth look at the accepted practices inherent in internal audit and critically analyses each piece, identifying ways to en..
An overview of how to set up an internal audit program to address quality management system standards, government regulations, risk management as well as usage for continuous improvement.This is especially useful for small to medium-sized medical device companies and start-up companies to ensure that all of the applicable regulatory requirements are incorporated into the system to ensure compliance with all..