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Adaptive Guest Speaker at Fox Valley Section 1208 ASQ Dinner Meeting

Adaptive Business Solutions is pleased to be a guest speaker at the upcoming American Society for Quality (ASQ) Fox Valley dinner. If you are part of the Fox Valley ASQ section we look forward to seeing you Tuesday, October 4, 2011. The dinner is at the Mill Rose restaurant in South Barrington. To register please see the following link http://www.asq-foxvalley.org/Meetings/Meetings.asp.

Adaptive’s first presenation covers “The Basics of Lean and Six Sigma”.

  • This presentation will provide you with a general understanding of the term Lean, or as some refer to as Lean thinking or Lean manufacturing, and how this methodology can be applied to all types of businesses and functions. Additionally, you will learn the basics of the DMAIC Six Sigma problem-solving methodology, and how it is utilized in a Lean thinking organization.

The second presentation covers “BP Lean Transformation: a Practical Guide to Applying Lean Thinking in Your Business”.

  • This presentation provides an overview of the Lean Transformational Framework (TM), a practical guide built based on decades of real world experience, designed to help organizational leaders to dramatically improve the organization’s ability to create value for external customers, internal process owners, and shareholders alike. Brent will walk you through the three primary phases of transformation:
    1) Understand, 2) Stabilize, and 3) Continuously Improve.

Adaptive Forms Partnership With Northeast Wisconsin Tech College

Northeast Wisconsin’s local businesses, especially manufacturing, recognize they need to continuously improve their value proposition to both customers and shareholders to remain globally competitive. In order to add additional value to the local businesses, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is expanding the current Continuous Improvement offerings by adding Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt training and certification. Six Sigma, a systematic, data-driven approach used to solve process-related problems, has been adopted by many businesses, such as General Electric and Motorola. Holly Valentine, NWTC’s, Corporate Training and Economic Development Seminar and Training Coordinator indicates, “We have chosen Adaptive Business Solutions as our strategic partner to design and deliver Six Sigma training and certification. They come highly recommended and have the real-world experiences necessary to relate to our local businesses. We’re excited to be working with them in order to deliver real value to the surrounding business community.”

NWTC is offering the Six Sigma Green Belt November 14-18, 2011 and March 5-9, 2012. The Six Sigma Black Belt will run April 9-13, 2012. Contact Holly Valentine, 920-498-6971 to enroll now.

Speaking Engagement: Lean Six Sigma in an IT world

April 2011 – Chicago: Adaptive Business Solutions is scheduled to provide an Introduction to Lean Thinking and Six Sigma problem solving methodology, and its application to the IT industry, at the upcoming Technology Leaders Association (TLA), being held at the College of Dupage. Glen Ellyn, IL on May 12, 2011. Networking events begin at 7:00pm. For further information about the upcoming event, visit: http://techleaders.net/node/8310.

Speaking Engagement: Lean Six Sigma & Project Management

April 2011 – Chicago: Adaptive Business Solutions is scheduled to facilitate an upcoming session of Chicagoland’s Project Management Institute (PMI) monthly knowledge sharing session, on June 23, 2011 at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, located at 131 S. Dearborn, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL. Topics will include an introduction to Lean thinking, Six Sigma, and their integration with Project Management methodology. Contact the Adaptive team for more information.

Speaking Engagement: Lean Six Sigma & Project Management

February 2011 – Chicago: Adaptive Business Solutions is scheduled to facilitate an upcoming session of Chicagoland’s Project Management Institute (PMI) monthly knowledge sharing session, on March 29, 2011 at the Schaumburg Public Library; networking begins at 6:00pm. Topics will include an introduction to Lean thinking, Six Sigma, and their integration with Project Management methodology. Contact the Adaptive team for more information.

Speaking Engagement: Lean Six Sigma Applications In Transportation & Logistics

December 2011 – Milwaukee: Adaptive Business Solutions is scheduled to conduct a 2-hr information session on the application of Lean-thinking and Six Sigma problem solving in transportation and logistics functions, at the upcoming Milwaukee Logistics Council meeting on January 20th, 2011. Events are being held at the Radisson Hotel (2303 North Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226). Networking begins at 6:30pm. Contact the Adaptive team for more information.

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