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    • 24 Mar 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 15 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Virtual Training
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    Learn advanced improvement tools, statistical analysis, coaching, program management during this course. Our focus will be to build on your green belt knowledge as you take on larger scoped projects, coach other belts, build a Six Sigma program and more. This course includes a statistical software license and requires you to have taken Green Belt previously with IQC or another provider.  The DMAIC Way®

    • 6 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 22 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Virtual Training Sessions
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    During these virtual sessions individuals will learn the process of The DMAIC Way™ while working through an improvement project for their organization.  The participants will learn intermediate tools and skills as well as how to lead a team to accomplish a project.  This is a learn-by-doing type of course that includes coaching after the class to support the individual through the project to obtain certification. The DMAIC Way®

    • 15 Apr 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual Training
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    Learning has been described as gaining new knowledge or skills through experience, innovation and reflection.  Building an organization built on learning allows teams to embed learning inside the organization to move the organization forward.  Organizational Learning comes from evaluation, improvement, gaining new and sharing information and furthering individual, team and organizational growth.

    During this workshop, we will explore the five key elements of organizational learning and the benefits of shifting towards a learning organization.

    At this workshop attendees will:

    ·         Learn the five key elements of organizational learning

    ·         Discover the benefits of having a learning organization

    ·         Capture ideas on how to embed learning in their team


    • 20 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Virtual Training
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    Many organizations are certified or working towards certification to AS 9100.  This session is focused on understanding the requirements of AS 9100 and how you can work towards certification.  Management Systems

    • 20 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 22 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Virtual Training
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    Meet the training requirements for internal auditors for Management Systems through training in the principles and current interpretation of the requirements as related to AS 9100 Rev. D and the ISO 19011 audit guideline document. The course provides students with a uniform interpretation of the standard requirements related to auditing of Aerospace Management Systems. Learn critical knowledge for your staff and management and qualify additional staff to conduct internal audits. Management Systems

    • 20 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 23 Apr 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Virtual Training
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    This course is specially designed for AS 9100 Rev. D and the ISO 19011 lead auditors and audit program leaders. We will learn the skills of auditing, complete a deep dive into the management system standard, review best practices for audit programs, data tracking and auditor coaching and mentoring. Participants will leave with actions they can take to implement a new program or improve their current program. Management Systems

    • 4 May 2021
    • 8:00 AM (CDT)
    • 5 May 2021
    • 4:00 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual
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    iPEX is the only Performance Excellence conference of its kind in Iowa.  We connect with hundreds of decision makers across healthcare, technology, manufacturing, education, manufacturing and more!! 

    Your sponsorship will get you in front of CEO’s, HR professionals, VP’s, trainers, just to name a few.

    We are using a technology that will allow your logo to be prevalent as well as set up videos to share your story and interact with participants LIVE in our networking sessions.

    All sponsors and exhibitor logos will be included in our conference blasts, website and marketing materials.

    • 4 May 2021
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual Training
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    Note: This is a Preconference Workshop and registration includes the cost of attending iPEX on May 5.

    Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.

    During this session you will be immersed in the world of talent - from hiring the right talent, understanding strengths and blind spots, diving into discretionary effort, building extraordinary teams and more.

    Bring back the excitement. Inspire your team to crush their goals. Feel the joy of working on a team that trusts each other. You’ve felt the magic of being on a dream team before, and you’re about to feel that magic again. 

    Goals of this session are to:

    • Discover how to use people data to understand and maximize talent efforts.
    • Understand individual and team dynamics and how you contribute to them (good and not-so-good)
    • Identify how to build a dream team of your ow
    • Go beyond traditional hiring methods to screen out unqualified applicants instantly through trusted science and data.
    • Coaching to build talent for the future.
    • 4 May 2021
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual Training
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    Note: This is a Preconference Workshop and registration includes the cost of attending iPEX on May 5.

    Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.

    Always wanted to be an examiner but the hours, effort or time of year create a conflict in attending? In this experience, you will learn how to evaluate an organization’s processes and results using the Baldrige Framework. In this interactive experience you will dive deep in the criteria, write feedback, and hone your critical thinking skills while developing an “Examiner Like Brain”.  Baldrige

    • 5 May 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • UnConference Virtual Event
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    Join us online  for Iowa's ONLY conference dedicated to performance Excellence.  We have many  speakers, learning and networking session opportunities all from the comfort of ANYWHERE!!

    Through an amazing technology we will be able to engage you AND have interactive networking with others and the ability to watch recorded content.  All of this in your browser or an app on your favorite phone or tablet.

    Payment Policy

    Payment must be received in full prior to the conference date. We reserve the right to refuse admission to the conference if payment has not been received. If registering for early-bird rates, your payment must be received by 4/20/2021.

    Cancellation Policy

    Transfer of Registration: If you register and are unable to attend, you may substitute another person in your place. You must provide the individual’s contact information prior to the conference date. This information must be provided for the individual to attend.

    Accommodation

    If you have a disability and need accommodation in order to attend this conference, please contact us as soon as possible.

    Contact IQC at iqc@iowaqc.org or call 319.398.7101 with any questions.


    • 6 May 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Closed Session
    Yellow Belt is focused on basic tools and techniques for problem solving, project management, CI and how these fit into a consistent framework that delivers results.  The DMAIC Way®
    • 11 May 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 19 May 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Virtual training
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    The course consists of 4 days of virtual learning. Experiential learning is the theme with the class practicing on improvement projects as they learn. Participants will map the current state, envision the ideal state, and determine the actions needed to implement an improved future state plan for their project. Consider sending a team from your organization to learn together as they work on a Lean project.

    Participants will learn the philosophy of continuous improvement and what a culture of continuous improvement looks like in an organization. They will gain knowledge and experience in soft skills such as teamwork, communication, observation, and facilitation. They will learn and practice concepts, principles, methods, and tools of the Lean improvement methodology.  

    • 2 Jun 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 16 Jun 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Virtual Training
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    During these virtual sessions individuals will learn the process of The DMAIC Way™ while working through an improvement project for their organization.  The participants will learn intermediate tools and skills as well as how to lead a team to accomplish a project.  This is a learn-by-doing type of course that includes coaching after the class to support the individual through the project to obtain certification. The DMAIC Way®

    • 7 Jun 2021
    • 8:30 AM (CDT)
    • Virtual Training
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    Always wanted to learn more about EOS®, the Entrepreneurial Operating System? This workshop is designed to leverage Gino Wikman's Traction book and dive into the key concepts and tools that have allowed leaders to build clearer vision, gain traction in their business and grow a healthy and stable organization.  Organizational Development

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 30 Jun 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Closed Session

    During these virtual sessions individuals will learn the process of The DMAIC Way™ while working through an improvement project for their organization.  The participants will learn intermediate tools and skills as well as how to lead a team to accomplish a project.  This is a learn-by-doing type of course that includes coaching after the class to support the individual through the project to obtain certification. The DMAIC Way®

    • 25 Aug 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 Sep 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Virtual Training
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    During these virtual sessions individuals will learn the process of The DMAIC Way™ while working through an improvement project for their organization.  The participants will learn intermediate tools and skills as well as how to lead a team to accomplish a project.  This is a learn-by-doing type of course that includes coaching after the class to support the individual through the project to obtain certification. The DMAIC Way®

    • 8 Sep 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 28 Oct 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Virtual Training
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     Join us for a unique experience to learn about Iowa organizations and provide them feedback as they continue on their Baldrige Journey.  Many have said this experience is like getting an MBA in just 4 months.

    Being an examiner is a core step in deepening your skills and understanding of the Baldrige framework.

    As an examiner, you will learn the skills of being an examiner, be assigned an applicant from Iowa with a team, perform individual review of the applicant.  The team then gathers during consensus week to determine the initial feedback that is then verified on site with the applicant.

    Training in 2021 includes:

    • Sept 9-10 Examiner Training and Orientation (returning examiners need to attend Sept 10th only)
    • Oct 25-28 Consensus Week
    • Oct 14 Consensus Webinar
    • Site Visits (Oct 28-Nov 20) 3-5 days on site with the application you are assigned

    **Note: Based on state rules and health guidelines, we are prepared to be virtual.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 5 Oct 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 22 Oct 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Virtual Training
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    Learn advanced improvement tools, statistical analysis, coaching, program management during this course. Our focus will be to build on your green belt knowledge as you take on larger scoped projects, coach other belts, build a Six Sigma program and more. This course includes a statistical software license and requires you to have taken Green Belt previously with IQC or another provider.  The DMAIC Way®

Past events

5 Apr 2021 Coaching
24 Mar 2021 Designing a Center of Excellence
9 Mar 2021 ISO 9001:2015 Introduction and Overview
9 Mar 2021 ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training
9 Mar 2021 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training
5 Mar 2021 Leading Projects for Non-Project Managers
3 Mar 2021 Power of Coaching Webinar
3 Mar 2021 Audit FUNdamentals
23 Feb 2021 The DMAIC Way® Yellow Belt Training
22 Feb 2021 Building a Center of Excellence Webinar
22 Feb 2021 Baldrige Examiner Experience (Class Full)
10 Feb 2021 Art of Influence Webinar
2 Feb 2021 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Training
27 Jan 2021 The DMAIC Way® Green Belt
21 Jan 2021 Visualizing Data for Action Webinar
12 Jan 2021 ISO 22000:2018 Transition Kickstarter
12 Jan 2021 ISO 22000:2018 Transition Planning
12 Jan 2021 ISO 22000:2018 Internal Auditor Training
12 Jan 2021 ISO 22000:2018 Lead Auditor Training
11 Jan 2021 Executing Strategy Webinar
11 Jan 2021 The DMAIC Way® Green Belt
7 Dec 2020 The DMAIC Way® Green Belt
19 Nov 2020 Audit FUNdamentals
17 Nov 2020 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Training
26 Oct 2020 The DMAIC Way® Black Belt
21 Oct 2020 Baldrige Fall Conference
22 Sep 2020 AS 9100 Rev. D Introduction and Overview
22 Sep 2020 AS 9100 Rev. D Internal Auditor Training
22 Sep 2020 AS 9100 Rev. D Lead Auditor Training
18 Sep 2020 Audit FUNdamentals
9 Sep 2020 IRPE Examiner Training
9 Sep 2020 Baldrige Examiner Experience
25 Aug 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Introduction and Overview
25 Aug 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training
25 Aug 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training
20 Aug 2020 The Year of Change & Agility
18 Aug 2020 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Training
9 Jul 2020 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Training
16 Jun 2020 AS 9100 Rev. D Internal Auditor Training
8 Jun 2020 DMAIC Green Belt Training
4 Jun 2020 Setting and Achieving Goals
2 Jun 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training
2 Jun 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Introduction and Overview
2 Jun 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training
22 May 2020 Information Overload
20 May 2020 iPEX Conference
12 May 2020 Coaching Virtual Workshop
6 May 2020 Continuous Improvement Virtual Social
29 Apr 2020 DMAIC Green Belt Training
28 Apr 2020 DMAIC Green Belt Virtual Social
27 Apr 2020 DMAIC Black Belt Training
24 Apr 2020 Culture of Improvement
22 Apr 2020 Baldrige Virtual Social
17 Apr 2020 The Leadership Lifecycle - Learning Catalyst Session Des Moines
10 Apr 2020 Getting More Done
6 Apr 2020 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Training
2 Apr 2020 IQC Virtual Social
6 Mar 2020 Designing Operational Excellence - Learning Catalyst Session Quad Cities
5 Mar 2020 Building a Culture of Improvement
27 Feb 2020 Continuous Improvement 101 for Teams
17 Feb 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training
17 Feb 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training
17 Feb 2020 ISO 9001:2015 Introduction and Overview
14 Feb 2020 Cedar Rapids Learning Catalyst Session
12 Feb 2020 DMAIC Yellow Belt Training
5 Feb 2020 Coaching: A Key Leadership Technique for Building Teams and Organizations
3 Feb 2020 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Training
23 Jan 2020 Leading Projects for Non-Project Managers
20 Jan 2020 DMAIC Green Belt Training
17 Jan 2020 Greater Des Moines Learning Catalyst Session - Influence
13 Jan 2020 DMAIC Green Belt Training

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