Active shooting events are rare, but since the consequences, when they happen, are catastrophic it is vital to implement common-sense measures to prevent them and prepare to react quickly and effectively when they do happen. This webinar will provide strategies, tactics, and techniques for the prevention, recognizing warning signs of possible shooters and effective actions to take if a shooting occurs. Cove..
Due to the increased pressure to respond to change quickly, and the changing dynamics of the workforce, human resource professionals as well as line and project managers must also wear the hat of change agents – leading the way to make change work – to be effective and productive and cost-effective. Managing change in a fast-changing environment is increasingly the situation in which most organizations now ..
Global teams demand special attention to differences in culture, communication barriers, and inherent trust existing among the team members. A lack of cultural awareness in a multicultural environment can create a sense of division among workers. Workers can develop cliques that make it hard to create a sense of teamwork and unity. Instead, the "us" versus "them" mentality that can develop from a lack of cu..
After participating in this empowering webcast presented by Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, you’ll know how to transform data into a pivot table-ready format and instantly create reports by simply dragging and dropping fields with your mouse. David demonstrates how to initiate a pivot table from a list of data, expand and collapse pivot table elements, dig deeper into the numbers, and more. In addition, ..
In this presentation, Excel expert David H. Ringstrom, CPA, draws your attention to the What-If Analysis tools available within Microsoft Excel’s Data menu. You’ll learn how and when to make use of Excel’s Scenario Manager as well as how to use the Data Table feature to compare calculation results based on two or three inputs. David explains how Excel’s Goal Seek feature empowers you to perform basic what-i..
Managers across the country have been frustrated by the lack of preparation, poor performance, and the high turnover rate among young entry-level workers. Some studies report that it costs companies an average of $25,000 to replace an entry-level worker. If you can keep just one employee one more year on the job, it can impact your bottom line.Alfred Poor will help you understand the many reasons behind the..
Many companies have challenges keep track and keeping up with all the workplace laws and regulations that impact companies with more than 20 employees when they are in one state. Think of the challenges when the company has locations in multiple states and even across International locations. Companies are at risk for several workplace laws that can impact many parts of an organization. From staffing, hirin..
Employee conflict costs organizations money, morale and productivity. A rise in absenteeism and turnover is a likely sign that an organization is suffering from unresolved conflict. In this webinar, you will learn how to handle conflicts caused by the tasks of the job and relationships with coworkers. You will learn how to evaluate the seriousness of the conflict and how to appropriately intervene. In addit..
Following the implementation of the results of a Human Factors/ Usability study, a validation of the safety and effectiveness of the use of the device must be conducted. We will explain the FDA required number of validation participants from each "distinct user population". We will explain how to choose the tests to be conducted and the studies that must be completed prior to the actual validation test. The..
This presentation will cover the fundamentals of measurement systems analysis (MSA), or gage reproducibility and repeatability, as required by ISO/TS 16949 and highly recommended otherwise. This includes the requirements in terms of parts and inspectors, as well as randomization of measurements, for a successful gage study as well as the mathematical calculations (which are in practice now handled by statis..
US companies are becoming more global each day, and many employers are faced with many challenges when a U.S. employee is working abroad or when a foreign national is working in the U.S. Many countries have changed tax laws in the last several years that make companies look for different ways to maintain international assignments. Since tax equalizations are not enough anymore to mitigate the risks that emp..
Attendees will learn how to calculate process capability and process performance indices that are often required by internal or external customers of manufacturing processes. The webinar will show the relationship between a Six Sigma process and its performance index. The webinar will then go beyond this textbook material to cover processes that do not follow the normal (bell curve) distribution, and for wh..
Are you in “sales”? Even if the word ‘sales” isn’t in your job title you, and everyone else, in business, sells something. Jobs in customer service, accounting, delivery, and operations, or any other job with customer contact, will have opportunities to retain customers, help discover additional products and services, or to continue on as a customer with every contact. Or you may have exclusively internal c..
In this course, you will hear from industry leader Dr Locwin discuss the best methodologies to employ in initial KPI development, as well as practical approaches and tools for monitoring KPIs for adverse trends.Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are used in every major company across the world that has achieved any level of success, and with good reason – You can’t know where to invest next to improve the fu..
Doing the work is one thing and now supervising others or managing others are new challenges, which will be much easier if you understand the new expectations that people have of you. There are new people and communication skills that you will need in order to get the work done through others and manage stakeholder expectationsLearning ObjectivesUnderstanding your new roleRecognize the 10 most common pitfal..