Monthly Archives: February 2015

March Certification Exams 🗓 🗺

The certification exams will be held on March 7 at the following address:

Illinois Institute of Technology/Rice Campus
201 East Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
Rooms 236, 239 and 243

Please contact Hari Soni @ 847-263-4103 or 847-315-0102,
if you have any questions.

Thanks,
Hari Soni
Exam Proctor Chair

Quit Sabotaging Your Company

On a list of executive-related business issues, your biggest company concern for 2015 is filling the skills-gap and leveraging your talent. [Forbes, Feb.11, 2014]. Quit struggling with your demand for Lean Success. One’s inability to attract, retain, develop talent will hurt supply chain. Carrie through interactive discussion and exercises will present: How to shrink the widening skills gap for Lean Success. How to capitalize on and maximize your talent for Lean Success. How to calculate future earnings of your talent for Lean Success. How to utilize your talent for Lean Success. How to qualify your Subject-Matter-Experts and Trainers for Lean Success.

See Pictures from the February Meeting on Facebook…

carrieCarrie Van Daele, MSM, Author Carrie has over 25 years of experience in business. Her Training Company was founded in 1996. Carrie is a published author of a book called The Fifty-Best Training Techniques published by Logical Operations. She is featured in several publications such as Business People Magazine. Her degrees from Evangel Bible College (AA), Indiana University (BS) and Indiana Wesleyan University (MSM) have provided the academic requirements to her business success. Her manufacturing experience in the automotive industry has provided the real “hands-on” bumps, bruises and wisdom to her business success. Carrie’s LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/carrie-van-daele/2/b34/675

An Orientation Into ISO 9001:2015

Attached to this post is a PDF version if the presentation given by Dan Brown at the January 2015 General Meeting.

Click Here to view the Presentation
Click Here to view pictures of the meeting on Facebook

“An Orientation Into ISO 9001:2015” This presentation will focus on the changes coming to the ISO 9001 standard in September 2015. While the presentation will address only 9001, the changes are based upon ISO Annex SL which is also being used to direct the changes to 14001, 18001 and other management system standards. Highlights of the changes, some simple implementation strategies, and the timeline for implementation will be reviewed.


Daniel J. Brown, ASQ Certified Quality Auditor, RAB/QSA Principal Auditor of Quality Management Systems and President of DB Performance Solutions, LLC Dan_BrownDan Brown has been a quality professional for over thirty (30) years in a variety of industries, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, nuclear, and machinery. Dan has been a member of the American Society for Quality since 1987, senior member since 1992, a Certified Quality Auditor since 1989 and past chair of both the Chicago Section ASQ & Northern Illinois Quality Conference. He has facilitated IS0 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001, QS9001, SQF, BRC, NQA, Drug GMP, and Device GMP compliance for his clients. He is currently a quality management consultant and is a lead auditor for Eagle Registrations. Dan invites you to connect with him on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/dbperformancesolutions

February General Meeting 🗓 🗺

Wednesday, February 11th

Diplomat West Banquet Hall
681 W North Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Doors Open at 5:30 PM
Dinner at 7:00 PM

Registration is Now Closed
Please Contact: genmtg@asqchicago.org for questions/cancellations.

Pre-Dinner – 6:00 PM:

Announcements

Carrie Van Daele, MSM, Author

Carrie will present Capacity Utilization Concepts and discuss how an enterprise uses its installed productive capacity.

Post Dinner Meeting – 8:00 PM:

Carrie Van Daele, MSM, Author

On a list of executive-related business issues, your biggest company concern for 2015 is filling the skills-gap and leveraging your talent. [Forbes, Feb.11, 2014]. Quit struggling with your demand for Lean Success. One’s inability to attract, retain, develop talent will hurt supply chain.
Carrie through interactive discussion and exercises will present:

  • How to shrink the widening skills gap for Lean Success.
  • How to capitalize on and maximize your talent for Lean Success.
  • How to calculate future earnings of your talent for Lean Success.
  • How to utilize your talent for Lean Success.
  • How to qualify your Subject-Matter-Experts and Trainers for Lean Success.

Dinner Menu

$30 for Members / $35 for Non-Members

Entrees:

  • Beef Kabob
  • Chicken Kabob
  • Tilapia
  • Vegetarian

Potato:  Parisienne Potato
Salad:   Chef’s Tossed Green
Dessert:  Chocolate Sundae
Coffee, Tea

Presenter:

Carrie Van Daele, MSM, Author

Carrie has over 25 years of experience in business. Her Training Company was founded in 1996. Carrie is a published author of a book called The Fifty-Best Training Techniques published by Logical Operations. She is featured in several publications such as Business People Magazine. Her degrees from Evangel Bible College (AA), Indiana University (BS) and Indiana Wesleyan University (MSM) have provided the academic requirements to her business success. Her manufacturing experience in the automotive industry has provided the real “hands-on” bumps, bruises and wisdom to her business success. Carrie’s LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/carrie-van-daele/2/b34/675