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Tue, Feb 13, 2018 @ 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars
Talk Title: Six Sigma Black Belt
Abstract: Week 1: February 12-15, 2018
Week 2: March 12-16, 2018
Week 3: April 9-13, 2018
9am - 5pm
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 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 provide a windows based computer running Microsoft Office to the seminar.
Host: USC Viterbi Executive Education
More Info: https://viterbiexeced.usc.edu/engineering-program-areas/six-sigma-lean-certification/six-sigma-black-belt/
Audiences: Registered Attendees
Posted By: Viterbi Professional Programs
Tue, Feb 13, 2018 @ 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections
Workshops & Infosessions
Discover tips on how to prepare for both technical and behavioral interviews
Audiences: All Viterbi
Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections
Tue, Feb 13, 2018 @ 05:15 PM - 07:30 PM
Systems Architecting and Engineering
Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars
Speaker: Shaun Westbrook, Principal HMI Lead and Futurist, Honda R and D Americas
Talk Title: Vehicle Human Interaction and IoT
Series: INCOSE-LA Speaker Series
Abstract: As we approach the age of autonomy, when connected robotics and autonomous vehicles become widespread, there also comes a need to build human confidence in those AI systems. The Honda HMI concept and Acura Precision Cockpit were new human machine interface electric vehicle interior demonstrators that unlocked the benefits of connectivity and autonomous technology while offering an enhanced driving experience. When designing for autonomous UX systems, however, giving over confidence in the AI safety elements can also be a problem. To tackle this, successfully connecting the dots between different industries as we approach the 4th industrial revolution becomes necessary. This talk will cover the role of the futurist in the R and D environment and the evolving role of the interface for machine vision systems.
DIRECTIONS TO THE AEROSPACE CORPORATION
Location: between Imperial and El Segundo Blvd (north to south), between the 405 Freeway and Sepulveda (east to west).
From the 105 Freeway traveling WEST:
1. Take the exit towards 405 South
2. Before getting onto the 405 Freeway, take the El Segundo Blvd exit
3. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left (west)
4. Turn right on Aviation Blvd.
5. Bldg. D8 will be on the third building on the Right, just past the discount bakery.
The facility is the third building from the corner of Aviation and El Segundo, just north of the discount bakery outlet. The facility has 4 gates, but only the southern-most gate is open. Identify yourself to the security guard as attending the INCOSE meeting. You can park where Security directs and enter through the lobby at the center of the building where the flag poles are. Knock on the first of the double doors, and someone will open the door for you. The handicap ramp is on the north side and can be reached by driving all the way around the back of the building. Inform the security guard if you plan to use that ramp.
5:15-5:30 Sign-in and Registration
5:30-6:00 Networking and Refreshments
6:20-6:30 WG Presentation (TBD)
6:30-7:30 Guest Speaker Presentation
Please RSVP by noon February 6, 2018 to facilitate event registration and planning, foreign nationals by Feb 1, 2018.
The RSVP Link is below
Biography: Shaun Westbrook is a Principal HMI Lead and Futurist at Honda R&D Americas, pioneering advances in human machine interfaces. He holds inventor patents in interface technologies and has presented his work at CES, CES Asia, LA Automobility, and NAIAS; covering areas in human mobility, consumer electronics, and AI. His HMI work aims to increase human confidence in future autonomous vehicles and decrease driver distraction for production systems.
Host: The Aerospace Corporation (Venue); INCOSE-Los Angeles (Event)
More Info: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=l4ihvgeab&oeidk=a07eesxzzfn485e4491
Location: The Aerospace Corporation, Building D8-1010, 200 N. Aviation, El Segundo, CA
Audiences: Everyone Is Invited
Posted By: James Moore II