Hello ASQ Member & Friends,
You are invited to be our guest at the VC Innovates signature event called Entrée to Employment Engineering & Energy on April 25th, 2017. By attending you support students across Ventura County including high schools, adult career and technical certification & training schools, and Colleges. It’s a chance to really impact the future of our county’s workforce.
Our April 25th event is at California State University Channel Island California from 6-8pm with a focus on the engineering and energy industries. Please take a moment to review the attached flyer for details and a link to sign-up for this year’s Entrée to Employment Engineering & Energy event or RSVP @ http://tinyurl.com/ee2apr2017.
Entrée to Employment is a casual dinner, free of charge, where industry professionals such as you connect with faculty and students. Semi-facilitated small groups of conversations engage to help students with career exploration and preparation in specific career pathways, i.e., engineering.
Entrée to Employment can lead to a life changing experience for students! It often proves an equally inspiring event for our industry guests. I hope you will join us.
Date: Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Time: 6:30-7:00 Dinner & Networking, 7:00 Presentation
Topic: Agile-Scrum Overivew, presented by James A. Schwartz, MBA, ASQ-DONCLSSBB, CSSBB, CSM
Location: NuSil Technology, 1050 Cindy Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Cost: Meeting Participation is free, $15 for dinner (optional)
Presentation Overview: This program will provide an overview of Agile-Scrum and will provide a platform for discussion on how to implement some of the processes, concepts, tools, and techniques in the quality arena. This concept started in the software development field, but has since expanded to become a new way of thinking, managing tasks, and doing business.
About the speaker: James Schwartz is currently the Command Master Black Belt at Naval Sea Systems Command Port Hueneme Division. Mr. Schwartz has been a Lean Six Sigma Practitioner since 2004. During that time he has served as a department lead black belt, Installation and Verification branch manager, organizational master black belt, and internal control program manager. Currently Mr. Schwartz' efforts are focused on training and certification of the organization's continuous improvement workforce and has recently completed the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) training through the Georgia Tech professional education program. Mr. Schwartz has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and a MBA from California State University Channel Islands.
Please go to our online registration form to let us know if you will be joining us! Please register no later than April 17th.
Established in 1963, the Channel Cities section 0709 includes over 170 members from aerospace, manufacturing, healthcare, and service industries.