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ASQ Risk Management/Risk Analysis 1-Day Course Plymouth Meeting Area (QM421-4)

August 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Roy Kinkaid
ASQ RU: 0.8       Prerequisite: None required

Proposed Benefits:
Risk Management is the implementation of an organizational process to address Risk. Risk Analysis is the process of identifying potential hazards/risks that can have negative consequences on operations and customers; and taking action to mitigate, prevent said hazards/risks.

This workshop is applicable to all organizations (manufacturing, service, health care, non-profit) that are required or committed to the determination, assessment, and understanding of Risk in their organizations.

Participants will be able to:

  • Apply/deploy the FMEA methodology to product/process
  • Apply basic tools of root cause analysis
  • Apply the Bow Tie risk assessment model
  • SWOT Analysis

Class Details:
This course provides overview and application of Risk Analysis models – FMEA, DFMEA, Bow Tie, SWOT Analysis, 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 be reviewed.

Topics to be covered:

  • Risk Management as an organizational strategy/process
  • Risk Analysis – identification of risks and risk mitigation
  • The relationship between Risk Management/Risk Analysis and various standards
  • Satisfaction of risk requirements by various standards

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 Kinkaid:  rkinka@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 Jefferson 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.

Training materials are included in the course fee.
Please bring your laptop. Materials will be distributed
via USB Flash Drive at the session. We are going paperless.

Morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch are included in the registration fee.

Attendance, Registration, Refund, Payment Details:

  • Section reserves the right to cancel the course if the minimum enrollment is not met.
  • Substitutions after Registration are permitted. Inform Instructor to ensure accurate attendance records.
  • Email from Eventbrite.com addressed to you will be used for important course information. Please open immediately and take appropriate action.
  • Refunds provided if class is not held.
    Payment for the course is due by the sales ending date in Eventbrite unless prior arrangements are made with the Section Treasurer.
  • Payment Options:
    PayPal: Follow instructions on Registration page
    Pay by Check: Make payable to ASQ Philadelphia Section 0505
    Mail to:
    ASQ Section 0505
    c/o Stewart Roseman
    1217 Hartranft Ave.
    Ft. Washington, PA 19034

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

Payments — Stewart Roseman, Section Treasurer, 215-692-3993 or stew1217@gmail.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: 917-353-5342


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