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ASQ October 2014 Mtg–Auditing Beyond Compliance

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The October 2014 IndyASQ Dinner Meeting will be held Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the University of Indianapolis.


Auditing Beyond Compliance
Auditing Beyond Compliance (ABC) is an approach different from the traditional auditing programs. Traditional audits focus primarily on compliance with little or no coverage on the other elements of an effective quality program such as risk evaluation, mitigation and continuous improvement. Yes, compliance is key to the success of any organization as it is the foundation of the system and the benchmark of improvement and growth initiatives. A simple model built around the concept of Auditing Beyond Compliance is a tool for initiating the discovery of your system’s ‘hidden factories’. Hidden factories include the many forms of risks (such as process variations, wastes, etc) not typically uncovered during the traditional compliance audits. This model can also be applicable in preparing your system for the upcoming ISO change to ensure continued compliance and at the same time apply basic lean tools in identifying improvement opportunities. It is not required to have a lean experience to understand and implement this ABC model.

Program Speaker:

Janet Bautista Smith
Janet Bautista Smith has more than 25 years of experience in quality management role in manufacturing environments for medical devices telecommunication, aerospace, and military standards. She has developed from ground zero and sustained systems under the regulation of the FDA, ISO/TS 16949, TL 9000, AS 9100, CTPAT. She is currently the Director of Quality and Continuous Improvement at Protrans, a 3PL/Logistics industry that has embraced the lean culture as one of its competitive differentiators.

Janet has a Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Santo Tomas, a US accredited university in the Philippines. She also has ASQ/GE Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. Her ASQ certifications include: CQA, CQE and CQM. Janet is also the author of “Auditing Beyond Compliance”. Janet has presented tutorials in several ASQ Conferences (Audit, Lean and Education Divisions) and is a regular contributor of lean articles for the Quality Progress magazine. Janet has also presented lean workshops sponsored by Purdue University as part of the community outreach in the application of lean culture. She is currently partnering with Purdue University in support of this initiative.

Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/asq-oct-2014-dinner-mtg-tickets-9752665485?aff=eorg

Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, IN Schwitzer Student Center

Meeting Agenda:

5:30 PM Check In

5:45 PM Brief Workshop

6:00 PM Announcements/Dinner

7:00 PM Speaker

8:00 PM Meeting End

Fee: $12.00 Prepaid / $15.00 at Door CASH/CHECK

Food: Dinner is served buffet style with vegetarian and fresh fruits/salads available

Parking: Parking restrictions in student lots are enforced from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM during academic year. If an area is not marked as a parking stall, it is not intended for parking

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