April 2017 Newsletter

 

 

Register for the April Meeting by following the link to Eventbrite here.

 

Members seeking employment are eligible for the courtesy dinner.  Be prepared to show your membership number.

 

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Membership Meeting, April 20, 2017

The April membership meeting is at Dover Straits

890 East US Route 45, Mundelein.

Pre-Meeting Presentation 5:30 – 6:00 pm

Dinner, Networking           6:00-7:00 pm 

Main Presentation             7:00 – 8:00 pm 

 

 Innovative and Integrated Supply Chains in the 21st Century

 

Dr. Manu Vora, Chairman & President, Business Excellence, Inc., USA

Fulbright Specialist, U. S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and cultural Affairs

Innovative Supply Chains Principles (Pre-Meeting)

In the global economy, supply chain management is a challenging task. Most global companies are managing multiple

supply chains, and depend on those operations to not only deliver goods on time, but to tailor and respond to divergent customer and supplier expectations, as well as manage rising pressures from global competitors. Dr. Vora will share innovative and integrated supply chain management principles by integrating total quality management principles based on the US Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

Innovative Supply Chains Practices (Post-Dinner Meeting)

Global competition is driving companies to take a closer look at their quality management systems within their supply chain. Global supply chain quality is an ongoing process, not an event, and therefore requires a comprehensive plan that becomes a part of an organization’s culture and intertwined with manufacturing processes.

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“The SWOT Approach to College Enrollment” by Kelly Rodkey

As my family navigates the college search, application, and selection process for our second child, I yearn for a tool to distill the 4000+ degree granting universities into a handful for consideration.

I sought out the SWOT (Strength Weakness Opportunity Threat) Analysis as my salvation.  I quickly realized all the facts and data were available for these schools, so what I really needed was selection criteria for differentiation.

Strengths related to available field of study, admission criteria test scores, size of student body, public or private institution, scholarship availability, geographic location, and even academic reputation.

Weaknesses related to available field of study, admission criteria test scores, size of student body, public or private institution, scholarship availability, geographic location, and academic reputation as well.

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