Aligning Improvement Programs with the Strategic Plan
In this session, you will learn the means by which an organization must strategically align its quality goals.
All genuinely successful organizations, regardless of industry, can be described as agile and competitive or able to stay one step ahead of the market. Their agility comes from achieving alignment throughout their organization and binding efforts of all employees to move in the right direction. Juran's strategic planning and deployment process outlines how an organization integrates and adopts the methods to attain this type of performance excellence.
You will learn the essential elements of deploying, sustaining, and measuring progress of a strategic plan, setting goals, as well as how to tactically identify areas for improvement.
Upon completion of this training session, you will be able to:
Who should attend
This session is intended for performance/operational excellence and quality leaders who are responsible for developing and executing their organization's improvement strategy, as well as Lean and Lean Six Sigma practitioners who are responsible for identifying improvement opportunities and creating improvement plans.
Dr. Joseph A. DeFeo
Dr. Joseph A. DeFeo, Chairman and CEO of Juran Global, is recognized as one of the world's leading experts on transformational change and breakthrough quality management. For 28 years, Dr. DeFeo has worked as a trusted adviser helping business leaders increase sales, reduce costs and improve its customer experience through the deployment of performance excellence programs. These include Business Process Quality Management, Lean, Six Sigma, Strategy Deployment and Change Management.
Dr. DeFeo has ushered the Juran Institute into Juran Global to support a new age of business improvement by successfully building on universal principles pioneered by Dr. Joseph Juran nearly 60 years ago and infusing current thinking and strategies around performance excellence and transformational change.
His recent publication, Juran's Quality Essentials for Leaders, provides a concise message delivered for leaders to teach them how to embrace quality, not fight it, to be a globally competitive enterprise. He provides a "Playbook and Transformation Roadmap" for success that can cut through complex issues and has made him a sought-after business advisor for industry leaders globally.
Dr. DeFeo has co-authored three other popular texts. The first was with Dr. Joseph M. Juran, the 6th Edition of Juran's Quality Handbook, The Complete Guide to Performance Excellence; the "go to" resource for quality management and performance improvement leaders. The second with Dr. Frank Gryna, Juran's Quality Management and Analysis, 6th Edition, a university text used in many institutions around the world. The third was Six Sigma Breakthrough and Beyond with his late mentor, Dr. William Barnard.
DeFeo's belief that a relentless customer focus and integrity drives business results was recently noted by Steve Denning of Forbes.com. "By re-focusing primary attention on the customer and on exceeding the customer's expectations, the Juran Quality Handbook has done quality management a great service."
A frequent motivational guest speaker at international conferences, Dr. DeFeo has presented in over 30 countries.
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In this 4-part series, participants will become Juran™ Certified Performance Excellence Masters with the right knowledge required to drive business excellence from the C-suite. The importance of this program is to enable executives to stop trying every improvement fad that comes their way and learn the universal principles behind the fads. Participants will learn how to organize, align, and deploy business improvement initiatives to drive business excellence, and sustain financial results.
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Each registration entitles you to receive continuing education credits through our partnership with the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET). During the training session, you'll receive instructions on how to claim your credits. This four-part webinar is equivalent to 0.3 CEUs. (One CEU is equal to ten hours of training.)
To become a Juran Certified Performance Excellence Master, participants must:
Additional fees apply. Contact Juran Global directly to finalize your certification.
This training session, presented in partnership with IndustryWeek, will be conducted using a slides-and-audio format. You will also have the ability to ask the instructor questions, and you can participate in polls the instructor pushes to the audience during the session.
After you complete your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with details for joining the training course, as well as your unique password. On the day of the training, use the instructions in this email to log in.
A few days after the live training session is over, you'll receive an email informing you that the on-demand version is available.