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ASQ Boyles Scholarship

Applications Being Accepted for the Greater Atlanta Section of ASQ Boyles Scholarship

Applications for scholarships in the amount of up to $1000 are being accepted through October 10, 2015.

Qualifications for the scholarship are as follows:

1.   Must be an ASQ member, immediate family member of an ASQ member, or sponsored by an ASQ member

2.  Must be seeking a degree in quality or closely related field

3.  Must have earned a minimum of 60 semester hours of academic credit and have a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0

Application forms may be downloaded Here

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Meeting Notice

The next meeting is planned for September 24, 2015.  More information to come.

 

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2015 Call for Section Officer Nominations

Please submit names of nominated individuals to Ellen Zeigler, Secretary, via e-mail through the section website (http://www.asqatlanta.org/contact-us/) by August 30, 2015.  Nominations require the submission of a nomination petition signed by at least 4% of the Regular Members* – 49.  Individuals must be members of the Greater Atlanta Section.

*Regular Members are voting members of ASQ.  These are Full, Senior, Fellow, and Honorary members, as well as the primary contact from Site, Enterprise, and K-12 memberships.

Below is a brief description of each position that is open for nominations.  Each of these positions is for a one-year term that runs from January 2016 – December 2016.

Chair Elect
Performs duties as directed by Chair in support of the organization’s mission and goals. This position succeeds to the position of Chair following the completion of the first term.

Secretary
Documents business and maintain records. Serves as the official correspondent.

Treasurer
Oversees funds. Maintains accurate financial records. Reports on financial condition at times directed by the bylaws and policies and procedures.

For a copy of the Nominating Petition Form, please click here.

For more information, please contact Judi Kern, Nominating Committee Chair, through the section website (http://www.asqatlanta.org/contact-us/).

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Educational-Training Opportunities

The Greater Atlanta Section is delighted to announce special educational – training opportunities for our members.   Beginning January 1, 2015 all Atlanta ASQ members will be eligible to enroll for any continuing education course offered by the Institute of Industrial Engineers in Norcross, GA.   ASQ members will receive a discount of 40% off the regular registration fee.   A special registration rate will also apply for the 2015 Engineering Lean Six Sigma Conference to be held at the Westin Perimeter Hotel September 30-October 2, 2015.

In order to take advantage of this very special rate please follow these steps:

  1. Identify the course that you would like to take. Upcoming classes are listed below.  A complete schedule can be found at http://www.iienet2.org/iietrainingcenter/CourseSchedule.aspx.
  2. Download the registration form here:  CorporatePartner_TrainingRegForm_ASQ
  3. Complete the form and email the completed form to [email protected]
  4. IIE will confirm your registration via email.
  5. Attend the seminar and learn.

Upcoming classes are shown below.

August
Aug 17   Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Norcross, GA)
Aug 17   Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Healthcare (Norcross, GA)

September
Sep 14     Principles in Patient Flow and Throughput (Norcross, GA)
Sep 16     Applied Economics (Norcross, GA)
Sep 16     Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement (Los Angeles, CA)

October
Oct 12     Six Sigma Black Belt (Norcross, GA)
Oct 12     Six Sigma Black Belt for Healthcare (Norcross, GA)
Oct 15     Design of Experiments (Norcross, GA)
Oct 19     Six Sigma Green Belt for Healthcare (Norcross, GA)
Oct 19     Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement (Norcross, GA)
Oct 26     Lean Black Belt (Norcross, GA)
Oct 26     Lean Black Belt for Healthcare (Norcross, GA)

November
Nov 02     Lean Green Belt (Norcross, GA)
Nov 02     Lean Green Belt for Healthcare (Norcross, GA)
Nov 02     Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Birmingham, AL)

December
Dec 07     Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement (Norcross, GA)
Dec 07     Six Sigma Green Belt for Healthcare (Norcross, GA)
Dec 10     Work Measurement (Norcross, GA)
Dec 14     Facilities and Workplace Design (Norcross, GA)

Self-paced courses are also available

 

 

 

 

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