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Events for March 06, 2014

  • Repeating EventSix Sigma Black Belt

    Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Professional Programs

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: TBA,

    Talk Title: Six Sigma Black Belt

    Abstract: Course Overview

    This course teaches you the advanced problem-solving skills you'll need in order to measure a process, analyze the results, develop process improvements and quantify the resulting savings. Project assignments between sessions require you to apply what you've learned. This course is presented in the classroom in three five-day sessions over a three-month period.

    Learn the advanced problem-solving skills you need to implement the principles, practices and techniques of Six Sigma to maximize performance and cost reductions in your organization. During this three-week practitioner course, you will learn how to measure a process, analyze the results, develop process improvements and quantify the resulting savings. You will be required to complete a project demonstrating mastery of appropriate analytical methods and pass an examination to earn IIE's Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate.This practitioner course for Six Sigma implementation provides extensive coverage of the Six Sigma process as well as intensive exposure to the key analytical tools associated with Six Sigma, including project management, team skills, cost analysis, FMEA, basic statistics, inferential statistics, sampling, goodness of fit testing, regression and correlation analysis, reliability, design of experiments, statistical process control, measurement systems analysis and simulation. Computer applications are emphasized.


    NOTE: Participants must bring a laptop computer running Microsoft Office to the seminar.

    Course Topics

    * Business process management
    * Computer applications
    * Design of experiments (DOE)
    * Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
    * DMAIIC
    * Enterprisewide deployment
    * Lean enterprise
    * Project management
    * Regression and correlation modeling
    * Statistical methods and sampling
    * Statistical process control
    * Team processes

    Benefits

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

    * Analyze process data using comprehensive statistical methods
    * Control the process to assure that improvements are used and the benefits verified
    * Define an opportunity for improving customer satisfaction
    * Implement the recommended improvements
    * Improve existing processes by reducing variation
    * Measure process characteristics that are critical to quality

    Who Should Attend

    * VPs, COOs, CEOs
    * Employees new to a managerial position
    * Employees preparing to make the transition to managerial roles
    * Current managers wanting to hone leadership skills
    * Anyone interested in implementing Lean or Six Sigma in their organization

    Program Fees

    On-Campus Participants: $7,245
    Includes continental breakfasts, lunch and all course materials. The fee does not include hotel accommodations or transportation.

    Online Participant with Live Session Interactivity: $7,245

    Includes attendee access codes for live call-in or chat capabilities during class sessions. Also includes all course and lecture materials available for live stream or download.



    Reduced Pricing:

    Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE): Reduced pricing is available for members of IIE. Please contact professional@gapp.usc.edu for further information.

    Trojan Family: USC alumni, current students, faculty, and staff receive 10% reduced pricing on registration.

    Boeing: Boeing employees receive 20% off registration fees (please use Boeing email address when registering).

    Location
    Two course delivery options are available for participants, on-campus and online with interactivity:

    On-Campus Course is held in state-of-the-art facilities on the University of Southern California campus, located in downtown Los Angeles. Participants attending on-campus will have the option to commute to the course or stay at one of the many hotels located in the area. For travel information, please visit our Travel section.

    Overview of on-campus option:

    * The ability to interact with faculty and peers in-person.
    * Access to hard copy course materials.
    * Ability to logon and view archived course information - up to 7 days after the course has been offered. This includes course documents and streaming video of the lectures.
    * If there is a conflict during any on-campus course dates, on-campus participants can elect to be an online/interactive student.
    * Parking, refreshments and lunch are provided for on-campus participants unless otherwise specified.

    Online (Interactivity) Course delivery is completely online and real-time, enabling interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Participants have the flexibility of completing the course from a distance utilizing USC's Distance Education Network technology. Students are required to be online for the entirety of each day's session.

    Overview of online (interactive):

    * Virtually participate in the course live with the ability to either ask questions or chat questions to the entire class.
    * WebEx technologies provide the option to call into the class and view the entire lecture/materials on a personal computer, or to participate on a computer without having to utilize a phone line.
    * Ability to logon and view archived course information up to 7 days after the course has been offered. This includes course documents and streaming video of the lectures.

    Continuing Education Units
    CEUs: 10.5 (CEUs provided by request only)


    USC Viterbi School of Engineering Certificate of Participation is awarded to all participants upon successful completion of course.

    Upon completion, participants will also receive their Institute of Industrial Engineers certification in Six Sigma Black Belt.

    Host: Corporate and Professional Programs

    More Info: http://gapp.usc.edu/professional-programs/short-courses/industrial%26systems/six-sigma-black-belt

    Audiences: Registered Attendees

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    Posted By: Viterbi Professional Programs

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  • AT&T Resume Reviews at Tommy Trojan/Hahn Plaza!

    Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Services

    Workshops & Infosessions


    AT&T will be at Tommy Trojan/Hahn Plaza on Thursday, March 6th and they’re inviting all Viterbi students to come out to meet them. Drop by anytime between 11:00am and 2:00pm for Resume Reviews, to talk about your career goals, enter to win cool prizes, and grab something to eat!

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Services

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  • Career Advisement in the E-Quad

    Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Services

    Receptions & Special Events


    Viterbi Career Services (VCS) will be offering career advisement on March 6th from 11:00-2:00pm in the E-Quad. Drop by our table to get answers to your job/internship search questions,Viterbi connectSC, or get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Don’t have questions? Come by our table just to introduce yourself and hear more about our services. We’d love to meet you!

    Location: E-Quad

    Audiences: All Viterbi Students

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Services

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  • Discover Viterbi: Systems Architecting & Engineering

    Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Distance Education Network

    Workshops & Infosessions


    The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is a top 10 ranked graduate engineering program in the nation by U.S News and World Report. Join us for an online information session to learn about the exciting opportunities in Systems Architecting & Engineering. Professors Azad Madni and Elliot Axelband will be joining the session to highlight important information about the program.

    Register Now

    Audiences: RSVP Required

    Posted By: Viterbi Professional Programs

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  • Discover Viterbi: Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

    Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Distance Education Network

    Workshops & Infosessions


    The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is a top 10 ranked graduate engineering program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Join us for an online information session to learn about the exciting opportunities in Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering. Professor Geoffrey Spedding will be joining the session to highlight important information about the program.

    Register Now

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Viterbi Professional Programs

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  • 2014 Computer Science Research Review

    Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 02:30 PM - 06:00 PM

    Computer Science

    Receptions & Special Events


    The Annual Research Review showcases current research in the Computer Science department at the University of Southern California. This special event features short research talks and posters by USC Computer Science faculty, postdocs, and Ph.D. students.


    Registration / Click to RSVP

    Agenda

    2:30pm - 2:35pm - Welcome
    2:35pm - 3:15pm - Speaker: Ethan Katz-Bassett
    3:15pm - 4:00pm - Speaker: Hao Li
    4:00pm - 6:30pm - Poster Session & Cocktail Hour - Stever Courtyard, Andrus Gerontology Center (GER)

    Event Location

    University of Southern California
    Seaver Science & Engineering Library (SSL)
    Room 150
    910 Bloom Walk
    Los Angeles, CA 90007

    Location: Seaver Science Library (SSL) - 150

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Ryan Rozan

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  • Female Tech Leaders in Action: An Evening with Abbott

    Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Services

    Receptions & Special Events


    A small group of female Viterbi alumnae from Abbott will join us on campus to discuss their career paths and offer advice on how to reach your career goals. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions, nothing is off limits! Female undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend.

    Light Refreshments provided by Abbott

    RSVP required: http://tinyurl.com/abottpanel

    Abbott is a fortune 200 company with approximately 70,000 employees worldwide, Abbott remains one of the most far-reaching, diversified healthcare companies today. Abbott supports employees with diversity & inclusion programs including the Women Leaders in Action. All of the panelists participating are affiliated with the Women Leaders in Action Group and would also be happy to discuss their experience in the group.

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    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi Students

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Services

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