American Society for Quality Pittsburgh Section
Conference on Achieving Organizational Excellence
Pittsburgh, PA / April 22, 2016
Cost: $99.00 early bird signup until 2/15/16
$129.00 after 2/15/16
The Pittsburgh Section of the American Society for Quality is proud to announce its 2016 Conference on Achieving Organizational Excellence!
When: Friday, April 22, 2016
7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Where: The Regional Learning Alliance Center
850 Cranberry Woods Drive
Cranberry Township PA 16066
Baldrige winners outperformed the S&P index by 4 to 1 in eight out of ten years studied! Our Keynote Speaker will be Bob Stearns, CEO of "Powerful PotentialTM", who will talk on the "Five Baldrige Strategies for Creating a Culture of Excellence".
We will also have 7 additional speakers who will address various aspects of pursuing, creating, and maintaining organizational excellence. A complete agenda with all the speakers will be available as soon as details are finalized .
About our Keynote Speaker, Bob Stearns
We are very excited to announce our engagement of business excellence guru Bob Stearns as our 2016 Keynote Speaker. As CEO of "Powerful PotentialTM", Bob has provided invaluable assistance to numerous client companies in their development of Performance Excellence cultures. Bob was the Architect and Leader of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Process for Medrad Inc. from 1995 to 2000. In 1999 and 2000, Bob led Medrad, Inc. to the finals of the Award Process. Medrad won the Baldrige Award in 2003 and again in 2010. During its Baldrige journey, Medrad realized 15% annual growth in both sales and profitability every year for 20 years. He has served as a Senior Baldrige Examiner for the US Department of Commerce, and has received the Award for Excellence from the American Society for Training and Development.
Bob’s Keynote speech will focus on "Five Baldrige Strategies for Creating a Culture of Excellence":
- Hardwire your Goals.
- Unleash Customer Loyalty.
- Cultivate Agility.
- Apply the 85% Rule.
- Inspire Ownership, Accountability, and Results.
Bob will also conduct a follow-up workshop immediately following his Keynote.
To learn more about Bob and "Powerful PotentialTM", please visit his website at http://www.extraordinaryperformance.com.
The Pittsburgh Section of the American Society for Quality is seeking speaker nominations for its 2016 Conference on Achieving Organizational Excellence. We are looking for change leaders who enjoy sharing their experiences, success stories, and practical advice regarding the nurturing, enhancement, and perpetuation of performance excellence cultures in their organizations. We welcome applicants from all sectors, including manufacturing, service, health care, education, non-profit, and government. Presentations may focus on case studies, basic strategies and tactics, or specific improvement tools.
Stay tuned for continuing updates on our 2016 Conference as preparations move forward.