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Date: Mar 16, 2009
Zarb School of Business to Co-Host Third Annual American Society for Quality Lean Six Sigma Symposium
Strategies to achieve successful business processes and quality improvementsHofstra University, Hempstead, NY – Improve your business management strategy using statistical methods developed by Lean Six Sigma. The Frank G. Zarb School of Business Department of Information Technology and Quantitative Methods and The American Society for Quality, Long Island Section, are co-sponsoring the third annual symposium on March 27, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus.
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. A continental breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. prior to the event.
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.
Introductory Remarks by John Affisco, Ph.D., chairman of IT/QM department academic faculty coordinator M.B.A. in Quality Management at Frank G. Zarb School of Business.
The Application of Lean Six Sigma Process by Yosef Dlugacz, PhD, senior vice president and chief of clinical quality, education & research; The Krasnoff Quality Management Institute; North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.
Topic #1: The Lean Six Sigma Improvement Process by Owen Ramsay, M.S., CQE, CMQ-OE, CSSBB
Topic #2: A Six Sigma Design Day by Umberto Delasandro, M.A., CSSBB
Topic #3: Value Stream Mapping Applied to a Leaf Spring Manufacturing Plant by Carlyle Crothers, PE, SSBB
Topic #4: Working through the continuum of care in rehabilitation, to improve throughput, decrease length of stay and increase revenue using Six Sigma and Lean methodologies by Carolyn Sweetapple, C.P.A., MBB
Open panel discussion with audience lead by Owen Ramsay.
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 together with insight into other spheres of life. The Zarb School offers a broad, well-rounded program of study guided by an experienced faculty committed to excellence.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from more than 145 undergraduate and 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education and allied human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law.