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Risk Management/Risk Analysis Course (QM421-2017-3)

November 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

$517.50 - $575.00

This course meets one day only.

Instructor: Roy Kinkaid

ASQ RU: 0.8       Prerequisite: None required

Proposed Benefits:

Risk Analysis is the process of identifying potential hazards, failure, interruptions in manufacturing, healthcare, service, IT, etc. processes that can have negative consequences on operations and customers; and taking action to mitigate, prevent said hazards.

This workshop is applicable to all organizations (manufacturing, service, Health Care, IT) that are required or committed to the determination, assessment, and understanding of Risk in their organizations.

Participants will be able to:

1.   apply/deploy the FMEA methodology to product/process

2.   apply basic tools of root cause analysis

3.   apply the Bow Tie risk assessment model

Class Details:

This course provides overview and application of Risk Analysis and Risk Analysis models – FMEA, DFMEA, Bow Tie, to evaluate and identify Risks in your organization. Root Cause Analysis and Project Management as tools needed to take risk remedial action will be reviewed. In addition the relationship between various standards – ISO, ISO Guide 83, ISO 31000-2009, TS 16949, FDA QSR, ICH Q9 – and Risk Analysis will discussed.  (Breaks and Lunch included in fee.)

Topics to be covered:

  • Risk analysis
  • Risk management
  • The relationship between Risk Analysis and various standards – ISO, TS, etc.
  • Risk as an organizational strategy
  • Satisfaction of risk requirements by various standards utilizing FMEA and Bow Tie Models

Course Applicability:

Employees that have responsibility for risk management applicable to various standards – ISO, TS, FDA QSR, ICH Q9, etc.  All levels of quality staff: VP, Director, Manager, Supervisor, QE, Auditors

About the Instructor – Roy Kinkaidrkinka@hotmail.com

Roy Kinkaid is an independent quality consultant (25+ years of experience) with an extensive background in the implementation of various quality management systems – Six Sigma/Lean, Baldrige, Continuous Improvement, ISO and the Carnegie Mellon Capability Maturity Model. 

Roy has a degree in management/ statistics from Philadelphia University, certification in Six Sigma/Lean, and is a member of ASQ.

He has practical process improvement experience in manufacturing, non-profit, education, healthcare, service, software, and electronic commerce industries, helping companies to achieve six sigma quality performance levels.  In addition Roy has hands on experience with change management, coaching and the facilitation skills necessary to implement a quality program. He has extensive experience working in Europe, the UK and Asia.

Attendance, Registration, Refund, and Payment Details:

Textbooks and reference materials are included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. Some courses use instructor supplied material and these are included in the fee.

Please bring your laptop. Materials will be distributed
via USB Flash Drive at the session. We are going paperless.

If the class is held for the entire day and when, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch are included in the registration fee.

Section reserves the right to cancel the course if the minimum enrollment is not met.

Substitutions after Registration are permitted. Inform Education Chairperson and/or Section Treasurer to ensure accurate attendance records.

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Refunds provided if class is not held.

Payment for the course is due by the first class session unless prior arrangements are made with the Section Education Chair or Section Treasurer.

Payment Options:

PayPal: Follow instructions on Registration page

Pay by Check: Make payable to ASQ Philadelphia Section 0505

Mail to:  c/o Dr. Chris Connors, Treasurer

              811 Williamsburg Blvd.

              Dowingtown, PA 19355

Pay by Invoice:  Send P.O. to Section Treasurer, Dr. Chris Connors, chrisconnors811@gmail.com. Provide name of contact person to receive Section’s invoice.


Class information & Emergency Contact: – Roy Kinkaid, rkinka@hotmail.com 

General information:

If the course is held during the day, except where noted, lunch and morning and afternoon breaks are included in the fee. Emergency cancellation notification is to the mobile phone number you provided at registration.

FYI: This course can be held at your company with a minimum of 6 or 8 attendees at a reduction from the classroom based fee. Except for the Certification Exam Preparation courses, this courses can be customized to subjects and issues at your company.

The company must take care of breaks and lunch and a suitable training area and projection equipment. The course curriculum, time and date are negotiated directly with the instructor. A proposal will be submitted based on the understanding of your requirements.   If interested, contact the Roy Kinkaid, rkinka@hotmail.com or by phone:



November 8
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$517.50 - $575.00


Philadelphia Section – American Society for Quality


Regus Conference Center
325 Sentry Parkway, Bldg. #5W, Suite 200
Blue Bell, PA 19422 United States
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