Topic: Quality in Supply Chain and Operations
Speaker: Steven Levson, BA, MBA, CSCMP, Coordinator – Operations Management Graduate Certificate, Professor – Operations Management, Supply Chain Management & Degree Programs, Lawrence Kinlin School of Business, Fanshawe College
Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Time: 1900 - 2030
Meeting Location (in-person only meeting): Room D1029 Fanshawe College - London Campus, 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd., London, ON, N5Y 5R6
Register: RSVP ASQ London Section Past Chair, Jian Jiang
All ASQ Members, Fanshawe College students, and guests are welcome to attend
Re-certification: Meeting qualifies 0.5 RU points
Presentation: Quality in Supply Chain and Operations
Quality is a critical aspect of many areas in business including Supply Chain & Operations. Based on over 20 years in various industries, Professor Steven Levson will share some of his lessons learned and observations of how to apply quality in areas such as Procurement, Transportation, Technology & People.
Come prepared to hear some tips but also bring a relevant challenge that can be discussed in a small group setting. Leave the session with some recommendations from your peers that could be investigated further and potentially implemented.
Guest Speaker: Steven Levson
Originally from Alberta, Steven has called Ontario home for the last 22 years and London for the last 15 years. He has a wife, two kids and two cats and they all enjoy being a part of the London community.
As a Coordinator & Professor at Fanshawe College, Steven assists students in their pursuit of knowledge, skills and abilities. He has 20+ years of experience, employed in roles such as Account Management, Customer Service, Marketing, Sales, and Sourcing (Procurement) in the Grocery, Healthcare, Retail, and Technology industries.
Steven is also a former Instructor and a current Volunteer with Supply Chain Management Association of Ontario. In the past he taught the Introduction to Procurement, Introduction to Logistics, Introduction to Transportation, and Introduction to Operations Management technical courses, and the Business Communications seminar in the Supply Management Training (SMT) program. In addition, he has hosted several Webinars for their members.
Complimenting Steven's employment experience, he has completed the Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree.
Why you should attend:
* Understand how quality principles apply to areas of supply chain
* Learn supply chain management lessons from an experienced expert
* Share your experience and knowledge with other ASQ professionals, students and college leaders
18:30 - 18:50 Welcome sign-in and networking
18:50 - 19:00 ASQ London section update and Fanshawe College announcements
19:00 - 20:00 Presentation: Quality in Supply Chain and Operations
20:00 - 20:30 Question and Answer session with Closing remarks
In-person meeting: Room number D1029, Fanshawe College - London Campus, 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd., London, ON