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  1. 1. Six Sigma Excellence SUMMIT Discover Tools July 13 – 15, 2010 | Washington, DC and Techniques Streamline Business Processes to Reduce Costs Utilize Lean Six Sigma tools to eliminate waste and lower production costs to Effectively Identify Effective Performance Measures for Six Sigma Implementation Manage, Determine the best measures to evaluate the effect of Six Sigma initiatives on organizational performance Measure and Create a Stable Infrastructure for Six Sigma Deployment Sustain Your Manage resources and build competencies within your business for successful deployment Lean Six Sigma Garner Company-Wide Buy-In for Your Six Sigma Program Initiatives Inform and educate executives and colleagues to create a collective approach to implementing Six Sigma practices In Association with: Earn up to 12 CPE Credits www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence
  2. 2. Six Sigma Excellence Summit pre-conference workshop July 13, 2010 8:30 Continental Breakfast & Pre-Conference Certification Registration 9:00 Lean Six Sigma Pre-Conference White Belt Certification White Belt Certification Our one day intensive White Belt Certification program is a course allowing corporate executives to understand the underlying concepts, methods and tools needed for Lean Six Sigma deployment. These individuals will gain a solid understanding of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and how it can be applied to various projects. Each attendee will be required to take a 30-minute examination at the conclusion of the course to make sure they have a working knowledge of the information provided. After completion of the course, they will receive their Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification. Key Learning Objectives: Understand the history and background of Lean Six Sigma Evaluate the core concepts of Lean and Six Sigma Maximize your understanding of the Lean Six Sigma methodology (focus on DMAIC – Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) Hear how to develop a project charter Learn how to identify non-value added steps in your processes Develop the skills needed to manage the culture change Understand how to use data property to effectively measures, analyze, improve and control performance Evaluate Voice of the Customer (VOC) techniques Examine the Cost of Poor Quality (CPQ) Learn key data collection strategies Receive basic statistics, graphical analysis and Statistical Process Control (SPC) training 4:00 Pre-Conference Certification Adjourns Charis Grossman, Six Sigma Black Belt, Process Improvement, LLC 2 www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence
  3. 3. Six Sigma Excellence Summit day one July 14, 2010 8:30 10:00 Conference Registration and Break and Refreshments Continental Breakfast 10:15 keynote address 9:00 Create Effective Performance Keynote Address: A Six Sigma Measures for Lean Six Sigma Approach to Improved Performance Implementation Making the commitment to improve Use measures to create a more accurate your organization’s business process and reflection of performance and monitor performance is both challenging and progress towards organizational goals rewarding. When deciding which Six Identify key indicators that evaluate Sigma approach will work best with your improvement and growth for each project organizational strategy, it is important to be mindful of your resources and capabilities. Learn how to keep your performance Having a clear understanding of which measures transparent throughout the approach will achieve the desired results organization your organization seeks will ensure a successful improvement initiative. 11:15 Evaluate the core concepts of Lean and Six Sigma and how they can be Integrate Six Sigma Tools into Your integrated into your organization Strategic Plan Learn key selection criteria for deciding Identify the different tools associated with whether to use the Lean or Six Sigma Six Sigma and how to choose the best one approach for each project for your organization Examine other process improvement Examine emerging assessment tools for methodologies that can improve process more effective strategic planning performance Learn how to use Six Sigma Management Chuck Aubrey— Vice President of Lean System tools and processes to create an Six Sigma, Anderson Pharmaceutical adaptive strategic planning process Packaging John Murphy— Assistant VP, Process Excellence, CSX who should attend: Executives, Managers and Directors of: Supply Chain Process/Continuous Improvement Operations Quality Control Program/Project Management www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence 3
  4. 4. Six Sigma Excellence Summit day one July 14, 2010 12:15 3:15 Lunch Break Use Rapid Improvement Events (Kaizen) to Achieve Dramatic Results Learn how to run rapid improvement 1:00 events for immediate results Creative Company-Wide Buy-In for Identify the tools and techniques necessary to execute a Kaizen event Six Sigma Initiatives Evaluate best practices and lessons learned Communicate the value of Six Sigma on in running Kaizen events successfully improving the bottom line Chuck Aubrey — Vice President of Lean Six Discover strategies to leverage Sigma, Anderson Pharmaceutical Packaging management for sustainable support Educate and inform all members of your organization on the importance 4:15 of unity and focus when working on Six Day One Adjourns Sigma projects Robyn McGrath— Lean Six Sigma Technical Lead, Citizant, Inc. “The conference 2:00 provides cutting-edge Break and Refreshments presentations and is 2:15 a great networking Use Design for Lean Six Sigma (DFLSS): A Practical Approach opportunity.” Understand how to effectively move from a DMAIC system to DFLSS to boost speed, Anthony Chavez; quality and ROI Sandia National Labs Identify the tools and techniques required to implement a DFLSS framework Examine how to overcome barriers to DFLSS implementation and engage project leaders Robyn McGrath— Lean Six Sigma Technical Lead, Citizant, Inc top five reasons to attend: Understand how to Learn how to Discover advanced streamline internal effectively deploy Lean Six Sigma tools processes within your Six Sigma and methodologies your organization initiatives 4 www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence
  5. 5. Six Sigma Excellence Summit day two July 15, 2010 8:30 10:15 Continental Breakfast Lower Costs with Streamlined Business Processes Explore cost saving and revenue keynote address 9:00 generation projects Keynote Address: Expand Lean Lessen the strain of tight budgets by Six Sigma Methodology to Drive eliminating wasteful business practices Business Growth Reassess quality programs to better align Lean Six Sigma has traditionally meant the overall focus on results lowering costs and streamlining processes Jane Sun— Senior Manager, Lean Sigma in an effort to meet quality and efficiency Initiatives, Kaiser Permanente standards. Understand how to integrate Lean Six Sigma principles to deliver products and services that customers need, 11:15 drive business growth and use innovative Project Selection: Understand the strategies to endure difficult economic times. Right Projects for Improvement Shift from purely cost-cutting tactics and Learn how to incorporate the right invest in appropriate projects to effectively project selection strategies into your drive business growth planning process Leverage organizational resources to Understand how to use proven project innovate in a competitive environment management techniques to effectively Generate cost, quality and business manage important initiatives improvement to align with your new Lean Effectively allocate resources across Six Sigma approach specific projects Chuck Spall— Lean Six Sigma Master Black Dr. Frank Anbari— Project Management Belt, United Airlines Professor/PMP, Drexel University 12:15 10:00 Lunch Break Break and Refreshments Adopt effective, Evaluate strategies for best-in-class Six selecting the right projects for Sigma practices for Six Sigma implementation your organization www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence 5
  6. 6. Six Sigma Excellence Summit day two July 15, 2010 1:00 “Very interesting Build a Key Infrastructure for Deployment combination of Establish constant resources and standard approaches to deployment systems and strategy. Build competencies and plans to handle Real demonstration any potential challenges or roadblocks Identify strategies for making process of how-to.” improvement easy to adopt Wendy Novicoff — Six Sigma Master Black Donna Harrigan; Arrow Electronic Belt, Assistant Professor, Departments of Public Health Sciences and Orthopedic Surgery, University of Virginia 3:15 Sustain the Gains of Your Lean Six 2:00 Sigma Deployment Break and Refreshments Identify continuous process improvement strategies for Lean Six Sigma deployment Understand how to maintain the gains of 2:15 your already existing deployment when Critical Success Factors for Lean Six new projects are introduced Sigma Deployment Learn how to deal with external factors that can upset the progress of current and Evaluate key drivers for engaging a future projects successful deployment Jeff Slater—Operating Excellence Examine the resources and requirements Leader, Sonoco necessary to deploy a Lean Six Sigma initiative aligned with the mission, goals and desired outcomes of your organization 4:15 Learn the key tools that will allow you Conference Adjourns to accomplish organizational objectives through process improvement projects Lene Mock - Vice President Enterprise Business Process Group, Sun Trust Bank in house training One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the delivery of on-site trainings and management facilitations. Bringing a training or facilitation in-house gives you the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact challenges and provides a more personal learning experience, while virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require training for a small group or for an organizational-wide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by the Institute will create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the talent within your organization. For more information about in-house training options available to you, contact Jennifer Mueller at 202-739-9619 or email her at Jennifer.Mueller@PerformanceInstutite.org. 6 www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence
  7. 7. Six Sigma Excellence Summit logistics Logistics Venue & Hotel Exhibiting & Sponsorships Six Sigma Excellence Summit will be held at To learn more about exhibiting and The Performance Institute’s Training Center sponsorships, contact Meredith Mason at in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the 202-739-9707 or email her at Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the Meredith.Mason@ASMIweb.com DC Metro. A public parking garage is located inside of the building for $10/day. Continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch will be CPE Credits provided for delegates on Delivery Method: Group-live each day. Program Level: Basic The Performance Institute Conference Center Prerequisites: None 1515 N. Courthouse Rd. Suite 600 Advanced Preparation: None Arlington, VA 22201 CPE Credits: 12 877-992-9521 The American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) is registered with the A limited number of rooms have been National Association of State Boards of Accountancy reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $170 until of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of June 15, 2010. Please call the hotel directly individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE and reference code “Six Sigma” when making Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219- reservations to get the discounted rate. The 2417. Website: www.nasba.org. hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel Quality Assurance about a complimentary shuttle that is also ASMI strives to provide you with the most productive and effective educational experience possible. If after completing available for your convenience. the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on the evaluation form provided upon your Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience 1533 Clarendon Blvd. and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: Arlington, VA 22209 703-528-2222 ASMI: Corporate Headquarters www.courtyardarlingtonrosslyn.com 805 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, Tuition & Group Discounts some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in the program. ASMI is not responsible for speaker changes, but will The tuition rates for attending the Six Sigma work to ensure a comparable speaker is located to participate in Excellence Summit are as follows: the program. If for any reason ASMI decides to cancel this conference, ASMI Offering Early Bird Regular accepts no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors Conference Only $1,199* $1,299 and guests. White Belt Discounts and Payment $599* $599 • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of Certification Only registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive any Conference discount. • Any discounts offered whether by ASMI (including team and White Belt $1,699* $1,799 discounts) must also require payment at the time of Certification registration. • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively * For the Early Bird Rate, please register by Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is May 20, 2010 not received by the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to For information on group discounts, contact guarantee your participation at the event. Dave Yerks at 760-637-5045 or email him at David.Yerks@ASMIWeb.com www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence 7
  8. 8. Six Sigma Excellence Summit Registration to register Call Fax this Form to Visit 877-992-9522 866-234-0680 www.ASMIweb.com/ Excellence registration form o Yes! Register me for the Six Sigma Excellence Summit only o Yes! Register me for the Six Sigma Excellence Summit and White Belt Certification o Yes! Register me for the White Belt Certification only o Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Delegate Information Name Title Organization Dept. Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information o Purchase Order / Training Form o Credit Card o Check (Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute) Credit Card Number Expiration Date Verification no. Name on Card Billing Zip Cancellation Policy ASMI will provide a full refund less a $399 administration fee for cancellations requested four weeks prior to the event start date unless cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to the event start date. If a cancellation is requested less than two weeks prior to the event start date, no refund will be issued. Reg- istrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. All cancellations must be requested through the cancellation link found in your attendance confirmation email. Please note that cancellation is not final until you receive a cancellation confirmation email. o I have read and accepted the Cancellation Policy above ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED By:___________________________________________________________________ Date: _______________________________________ Priority Code: B307-DY 8 www.ASMIweb.com/Excellence