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Date: Sep 12, 2008
Frank G. Zarb School of Business Department of Information Technology and Quantitative Methods to Co-Host Second Annual American Society for Quality Lean Six Sigma Symposium
Strategies to achieve successful business processes and quality improvements
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY –Improve your business management strategy using Lean Six Sigma. The Frank G. Zarb School of Business Department of Information Technology and Quantitative Methods is co-sponsoring The American Society for Quality’s, Long Island Section, second annual symposium on September 26, 2008 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus.
The American Society for Quality seeks to create better workplaces and communities by providing its members with the knowledge to improve business results. Lean Six Sigma is a business management strategy that encourages executive management to improve process efficiency and increase economic profit by utilizing metrics that recognize the alignment between stakeholder needs and corporate priorities.
The symposium will provide useful information on how to achieve a successful, balanced process and improve service quality. ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belts and Practicing Black Belts will share success stories on strategies and tools used to implement LSS methodology resulting in bottom-line improvements in government, health care, process, manufacturing and service industries. Continental breakfast served at 8 am prior to the event.
Discussion topics include:
Topic #1: The Lean Six Sigma Improvement Process by Owen Ramsay, BS, MS, CQE, CMQ-OE, CSSBB
Topic #2: A Lean 5S application to an Administrative (HR) Department by Kerry Donelan, BA, MBA, CSSBB
Topic #3: Lean techniques applied to Reduce Turn-around-time and Cost of testing at a Laboratory by Meegan Dowling, BS, CSSBB
Topic #4: LSS applied to the Foreign Visits and Assignments process at Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) by Joseph Labas, BS, MS, CSSBB
Topic #5: Lean Six Sigma to a Semi-autonomous Government Service Organization by Owen Ramsay, CQE, CQM, CSSBB
The cost to attend the symposium is $100, which includes a continental breakfast and lunch. The registration fee is waived for Hofstra students, faculty and staff.
For additional information please contact ASQ-LI’s Arrangement Chair Rupal Doshi at (631) 428-2209 or visit www.asqlongisland.org to register.
The Frank G. Zarb School of Business faculty at Hofstra University believes that the best business education provides students with a sound knowledge of their field combined with a broad, well-rounded program of study guided by an experienced faculty committed to excellence.
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