Registration is Now Open for ASQ Baltimore Section 0502 March 12, 2024 Virtual Member Meeting

When:  Mar 12, 2024 from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Baltimore Section

Our March 12th meeting will be held as a Virtual Meeting with both a program and tutorial.

Our featured speaker is Douglas C. Wood.  With over 40 years in the areas of cost of quality, office waste, root cause analysis, performance measurement, Mr. Wood has taught these plus auditing, Lean, Six Sigma, statistics, and failure modes and effects analysis. He has 5 ASQ certifications: CQE, CQA, SSBB, CMQ/OE, and CQPA.

Author/ editor of "The Executive Guide to Understanding and Implementing Quality Cost Programs", (ASQ Press 2007); "Principles of Quality Cost: Financial Measures for Strategic Implementation of Quality Management" 4th ed. (ASQ Press 2013) and “Certified Manager of Quality/ Organizational Excellence Handbook 5th Edition.”

He was the 2023 recipient of the ASQ Quality Management Division Howard Jones Award, given for outstanding long-term service as the Vice Chair of Education from 2015-2021.

He has a M.S. (2014) University of Central Missouri - Industrial Management and a B.S. (1978) Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan - Industrial Engineering

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The program topic for the evening is "Managing Cost of Quality in an ISO 9001 Facility: Hidden Risks, Opportunities, and Realities."  

What does ISO 9001 say about Quality Cost?

Building the quality cost metrics

Realities: Selling to management, dishonesty, pitfalls

After the program, the tutorial topic is "Applying Quality Costs on a Lean Project and Simulating Quality Costs for an Enterprise."

1: Using Excel to measure quality cost with before and after costing
Calculating investments, monitoring costs, and waste costs
Figuring payback
2: Simulating before and after quality costs from a mathematical model
using audience provided data (voluntary of course)

Please Note:  Advanced registration is required (link below) and will close at noon on Sunday March10th


Online Instructions:
Login: Please use the link above to register for this event. You will receive an email form "ASQ Baltimore 0502" confirming that your registration has been processed and containing the link to join the meeting. Please note: Registration closes at noon on Sunday March 10th.