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|September 2008, Volume 58, Issue 5|
|Our objective: To increase
awareness, interest, and involvement in Section activities and
|Next Event||This Season's Planned Events||Section Education Program 2007-2008|
|Ad / Publicité||Welcome to Our New Members||Executive Committee Meetings & Officers|
|The Editor's Corner||Sustaining Members||Certification / Recertification|
|A Word From Your Section Chair||Other ASQ event||Advertising Rates|
- How to speak in front of people - a Toastmasters presentation
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Hilton Hotel, Dorval (PET) Airport
Steven P. Jones, Eng.
Project Engineering Manager with Bombardier Military Aviation Training
Includes supper and Parking!
evening will start with Steven P. Jones, senior member and Treasurer of
ASQ Section 401 and a Project Engineering Manager with Bombardier
Military Aviation Training. Steven will give you an introduction to
Toastmasters International - how to speak in front of people. You will
learn nine important keys
to successful presentations. You will also learn how to
find out more about the Toastmaster clubs in your neighbourhood.
Steven's short presentation will be followed by a networking evening,
where you can reestablish contact with your old friends, introduce
yourself to new friends, and exchange your public speaking experiences
with each other.
Bring your business cards and be ready to network!
For registrations or information please contact:
Mitchell Daudier at (450) 463-0990 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven P. Jones, Eng. – Senior member amd Treasurer of ASQ Section 401 and Project Engineering Manager with Bombardier Military Aviation Training
In his various professional and volunteer roles, Steven is often called upon to facilitate, train, inform, interview, motivate, and entertain. Indeed, for most of us, our opportunities to grow and succeed at work and socially hinge largely upon our ability to impress and influence others.
When Steven was laid off from Lockheed Martin Canada, in 2004, he immediately joined two professional societies with the goal of rebuilding his social network and launching a new career as a self-employed Lean and TQM consultant. One of those societies was the ASQ. The other was Toastmasters International.
If you have ever wished that you could be a more effective and influential speaker, then Steven will suggest you seriously consider joining Toastmasters International.
If you agree, disagree, or just wonder why, then join us at our Networking event on September 17.
By Chantale Simard, ASQ
CMQ/OE, Newsletter Editor
For the second year of this electronic Newsletter, I have a lot of ideas and projects. But, I can not achieve them alone.
One of them is to encourage the dissemination of knowledge while presenting to the public men and women from our area. I would like to know of any regional quality professionals you would like to hear from and on what quality subject. I will gather this information and try my best to have interviews with those you referred. Of course, if you know someone very interesting and you want to interview him or her yourself, I would be pleased to publish your article. The goal is evidently to share the results with you via our Newsletter, to increase knowledge, to give a public voice to interesting people in our community and to stimulate participation.
May I also remember you that you can send me your French or English articles related on quality if you want to publish them in the ASQ 401 Montreal Section Newsletter.
By Gordon Ayotte, Section
would like to welcome our loyal members, new members and their guests
to another promising season of networking and learning through our
Raymond E. Dyer, ASQ CMQ/OE
& CQA, Program Chair
Date, time, and location will be confirmed as we progress into the year. Most events are planned for Wednesday evenings and are held at the Dorval (PET) Airport Hilton Hotel. Watch the newsletter and our web site for further details.
Mayra S. Aguilar, Alipasha Bayat, Said Boukendour, Sylvie Brodeur, Allan Cameron,
Isabelle Caron, Simon Chalifoux, Martin Cloutier, Rob Davidson, Bernard Desautels,
Tarun Dhot, Alain Dulac, Adrian Gagiu, Jean-Michel G. Gebran, Marcel Girard, Alex M. Gonzalez,
Pierre Grenier, Georges E. Groulx, Jean Hafner, Aman Haque, Amir-Mansour Hoshyarsar,
Sami Kahil, Jacques Lavoie, Beichen Li, Richard Mignacca, Mohamad Ali L. Mortada,
Paul Nascimento, Angelina Randisi, John R. Russell, Julie Saucier, Yassine Sdiri,
Mohammed Farooq Shaikh, Marina Spiratos, Stephen A. Tweed and Chantal Van-Stryoonck
La Section 404
Montréal Francophone de l'ASQ présente ISO
9001:2008 : changements par rapport à l'édition
2000. Cet actvité est ouverte prioritairement aux membres de
la Section 404 puisque le nombre de connexions est limité,
mais sera ouverte aux membres de la Section 401 s'il reste des
disponibilités (pour vous informer contactez Rosaire
By David Tozer, Ph.D., ASQ CQE
and SSBB, Education & Audit Chair
Having ASQ certification gives you an edge in the market and can significantly increase your income.
ASQ Certification often leads to higher paying employment. The money invested in education and certification increases chances of finding employment quickly in the downsizing environment we live in. People who take the section-sponsored refresher courses, and spend at least twice as much time as spent in the classroom on self-study, have an 80%, or better, chance of passing the examination on the first attempt.
ASQ Certification often leads to higher paying employment. The money invested in education and certification increases chances of finding employment quickly in the down sizing environment we live in. People who take the section sponsored refresher courses, and spend at least twice as much time as spent in the classroom on self study, have an 80%, or better, chance of passing the examination on the first attempt.
Certified Quality Engineer Topics include: quality concepts, cost of quality, human resources, team formation and group dynamics, inspection, metrology, sampling, reliability, quality standards, quality audit, statistics, design of experiments, process improvement, liability, and modern management methods for improving quality.
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Topics include: quality concepts, cost of quality, enterprise wide deployment, business process management, project management, team formation and group dynamics, define, measure, analyze, improve, control, lean enterprise, statistics, design of experiments, and design for six sigma.
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Topics include: quality concepts, cost of quality, enterprise wide deployment, business process management, project management, team formation and group dynamics, define, measure, analyze, improve, control, and statistics.
Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Topics include: quality concepts, quality planning, customer focus, quality standards, project management, cost of quality, team formation and group dynamics, human resources and improvement.
Certified Quality Auditor Topics include: quality concepts, team formation and group dynamics, management responsibility, audit objectives, audit preparation, audit conduct, audit reporting, sampling, and basic statistics.
Certified Quality Inspector Topics include: quality concepts, team formation and group dynamics, geometry, metrology, reading drawings, mechanical processes, statistical process control, inspection, and sampling.
Calendar and Registration Form
Questions? In house courses, etc.: David Tozer: (514) 694-2830, mailto:email@example.com
Executive Committee (Leadership Team) Meetings are held at
different locations, starting at 6 PM. The next regular meetings are
tentatively scheduled for :
2008-10-01, 2008-11-05, 2008-12-03, 2009-02-04, 2009-03-04, 2009-04-01, 2009-05-06 and 2009-06-03Consult the List of Your Executive for 2008-2009 here
Note that all dates planned are subject to change. Please call ahead to attend by contacting the Section Chair or the Section Secretary.
Note: Available on request for section members only are minutes of section executive meetings (contact the Secretary) and section operating budget information (contact the Treasurer).
Please visit www.asqmontreal.qc.ca/Certification/Exmdates.html for exams dates.
For members interested in preparing their journals for recertification, please contact Norman Dickinson, Recertification Chair, at telephone: (514) 334-6102 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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