UB TCIE offers new seminar on how to launch an improvement project for maximum impact

Tracy Puckett

Release Date: April 9, 2014 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. – Many professionals want to launch an improvement project at their company, but they’re unsure where to start and how to gain maximum impact.

No more.

UB TCIE is offering a new, one-day seminar called Strategic Project Selection that helps professionals develop a practical, interactive approach to selecting and launching an improvement project that won’t fizzle before it’s completed.

Professionals are invited to attend the seminar, as well as three other TCIE spring/summer courses aimed at enhancing organizational performance. Here are the details:

  • Strategic Project Selection – The seminar runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 13, at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, 2402 N. Forest Rd., Getzville. Register by June 6.
  • Certified Lean Professional – Classes run 8:30-11:30 a.m. The class meets on April 29, May 13, May 20, June 10, June 17, June 26, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, Aug. 12, Sept. 9 and Sept. 23. The 39-hour course is offered at UB’s Baird Research Park, 1576 Sweet Home Rd., Amherst. It introduces participants to the Lean methodology of saving money and reducing waste by identifying unnecessary processes. Register by April 22.
  • Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Training – The program runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 21, at the Ramada Hotel in Getzville. This program is designed to improve the problem-solving skills of employees at all levels by providing an understanding of the processes and techniques for determining the root cause of a nonconformance and the corrective action needed to prevent the problem from occurring again. Register by May 14.
  • ISO Can Make You Money – It’ s a lunch presentation, noon to 1 p.m. on June 18 at the Country Inn & Suites–Rochester Henrietta, 4635 West Henrietta Rd., Henrietta, N.Y. Intended for senior managers and personnel tasked with profit and loss responsibilities, this presentation explores how to utilize an ISO-based management system to improve your company’s financial position. Register by June 11.

For more course details and to register, visit: http://www.tcie.buffalo.edu/what-we-do/professional-development/.  You can also contact Mariah Glass, TCIE training program coordinator, at 716-645-8840 or mariahgl@buffalo.edu

TCIE is Western New York's bridge to excellence; it provides a dynamic link between UB’s expert resources and the region’s business community. Its core focus on engineering solutions and operational excellence drives continual improvements, and ignites innovation and technological advantages. For more information on how TCIE can assist Western New York businesses, visit www.tcie.buffalo.edu or call 716-645-8800. 

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