ASQ Silicon Valley Section 0613Larry Whittington
ASQ Silicon Valley Section 0613
American Society for Quality (ASQ) is a global community of experts and the leading authority on quality in all fields, organizations, and industries. ASQ Silicon Valley Section is knowledge-based local community of quality professionals dedicated to the promotion and advancement of quality tools, principles, and practices in their workplaces and in their communities. We offer monthly dinner meetings, educational courses, seminars, conferences and certification exam preparatory programs.
ASQ Silicon Valley Section is celebrating over 50 years of partnering in quality!
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ASQ Silicon Valley Section
Monthly Dinner Forum January 20Details and Registration
Bridging the strategy to execution gap: “We have an awesome strategic plan….so why can’t our people just execute it?”
Speaker: Mr. Alan Leeds
Mr. Alan Leeds
|Alan is the president of a software company, and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Association for Strategic planning. He is a professional speaker, and an award winning magician.
Alan’s experiences in consulting provided the foundation for the methodology upon which Y-Change is based. The belief that successful deployment of a company’s goals and objectives occurs when the strategy is cascaded throughout the company has enabled many fortune 500 organizations such as Abbott Labs, Cisco Systems, Caterpillar and Great River Energy to convert their strategy into actions through Alan’s talents.
He has spoken at various conferences, such as the National Conference for the ASP (Association for Strategic Planning), the CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals), and Twenty-Eighty (formerly IPS) on topics such as “Bridging the Strategy Chasm”.
Alan has a Masters degree in Applied Psychology from SUNY, was a certified psychologist,and has a SMP (Strategy Management Professional) certification. He is also is a member of the ASQ.
Section leaders at the January 20 Dinner Forum
ASQ Silicon Valley Education Program – Call for Candidates for Education Chair
The ASQ Silicon Valley (ASQ SV) Education Program, was initiated in 1997 to support the education and training needs of those interested in quality. The curriculum provides training in areas covering ASQ certification preparation, ISO Standards, Regulatory requirements, statistical topics and many related areas of quality. The Program is managed and administrated by the Education Committee under the direction of the Education Chair. It includes several methods of classes: classical face to face, web-based/online, and courses customized for specific organizations.
Education Chair Responsibility Summary
The Education Chair is a volunteer and a member of the ASQ SV Leadership Committee (LC) and leads the Education Committee, which has executive authority over the training program within the guidelines set by Education Program Guide.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Chairing the monthly Education Committee meetings
- Providing the Annual report on the Education Program and on the Instructor ratings
- Managing the Course Coordinator and Education Program
- Participation on the ASQ SV LC
Interested candidates may apply with a resume detailing their qualifications to the ASQ SV Chair at email@example.com