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Shipping and storage of raw materials can carry exorbitant costs. This impact explores how businesses can reduce such costs.
Shipping and storage of raw materials can carry exorbitant costs. This impact explores how businesses can reduce such costs.
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Lean is a continuous improvement initiative that streamlines processes and improves overall performance by reducing waste and cycle time. On improvement projects, Six Sigma can provide the underlying DMAIC...
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Lean is a continuous improvement initiative that streamlines processes and improves overall performance by reducing waste and cycle time. On improvement projects, Six Sigma can provide the underlying DMAIC methodology and tools to reduce variation and defects, whereas Lean tools and techniques can be specifically useful at the Improve and Control stages of DMAIC. This course introduces key Lean concepts and principles used on improvement projects in both service and manufacturing organizations. The course first examines the relationship between Lean and Six Sigma and introduces a few common Lean tools and techniques. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Green Belt candidates toward achieving their certifications and becoming productive members of their Six Sigma project teams.
Lean is a continuous improvement initiative that streamlines processes and improves overall performance by reducing waste and cycle time. On improvement projects, Six Sigma can provide the underlying DMAIC methodology and tools to reduce variation and defects, whereas Lean tools and techniques can be specifically useful at the Improve and Control stages of DMAIC. This course introduces key Lean concepts and principles used on improvement projects in both service and manufacturing organizations. The course first examines the relationship between Lean and Six Sigma and introduces a few common Lean tools and techniques. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Green Belt candidates toward achieving their certifications and becoming productive members of their Six Sigma project teams.
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This course covers the relationship between Lean and Six Sigma and introduces a few common Lean tools and techniques. This course is aligned with ASQ's 2015 Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.
This course covers the relationship between Lean and Six Sigma and introduces a few common Lean tools and techniques. This course is aligned with ASQ's 2015 Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.
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This course introduces common Lean tools and outlines how to conduct a failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), which is a technique used to identify potential failures in a process and assess the risk they...
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This course introduces common Lean tools and outlines how to conduct a failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), which is a technique used to identify potential failures in a process and assess the risk they pose.
This course introduces common Lean tools and outlines how to conduct a failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), which is a technique used to identify potential failures in a process and assess the risk they pose.
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Lean is a continuous improvement initiative that streamlines processes and improves overall performance by identifying and eliminating waste and non-value-added activities. This course shows you how to use...
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Lean is a continuous improvement initiative that streamlines processes and improves overall performance by identifying and eliminating waste and non-value-added activities. This course shows you how to use Lean tools, such as 5S, the eight wastes, and value stream analysis to identify and eliminate waste in service and manufacturing processes. You will also learn how to conduct a Failure Mode and Effects analysis (FMEA), which is a technique used to identify potential failures in a process and assess the risk they pose. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Yellow Belt candidates toward their certification and also to become productive members on their Six Sigma project teams.
Lean is a continuous improvement initiative that streamlines processes and improves overall performance by identifying and eliminating waste and non-value-added activities. This course shows you how to use Lean tools, such as 5S, the eight wastes, and value stream analysis to identify and eliminate waste in service and manufacturing processes. You will also learn how to conduct a Failure Mode and Effects analysis (FMEA), which is a technique used to identify potential failures in a process and assess the risk they pose. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Yellow Belt candidates toward their certification and also to become productive members on their Six Sigma project teams.
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In the final stages of a Six Sigma project, teams need to control the improved process in order to sustain the improvements. Process control involves applying tools to continuously monitor and maintain each...
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In the final stages of a Six Sigma project, teams need to control the improved process in order to sustain the improvements. Process control involves applying tools to continuously monitor and maintain each improved process, and to prevent it from reverting to its previous state. Two tools from the Lean toolset specifically help here. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is a proactive equipment maintenance program that seeks to engage employees at all levels and functions in an organization to maximize the overall effectiveness of existing processes and equipment. The Visual Workplace is a Lean tool that uses visuals such as signs, labels, and color-coded markings to prevent workers from wasting time and effort searching for materials. This course explores how TPM can be used to control the improved process and maintain process gains. It also presents the elements of a visual factory and describes how the visual factory provides at-a-glance information about process status, targets, and performance. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Green Belt candidates toward their certification and to become productive members on their Six Sigma project teams.
In the final stages of a Six Sigma project, teams need to control the improved process in order to sustain the improvements. Process control involves applying tools to continuously monitor and maintain each improved process, and to prevent it from reverting to its previous state. Two tools from the Lean toolset specifically help here. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is a proactive equipment maintenance program that seeks to engage employees at all levels and functions in an organization to maximize the overall effectiveness of existing processes and equipment. The Visual Workplace is a Lean tool that uses visuals such as signs, labels, and color-coded markings to prevent workers from wasting time and effort searching for materials. This course explores how TPM can be used to control the improved process and maintain process gains. It also presents the elements of a visual factory and describes how the visual factory provides at-a-glance information about process status, targets, and performance. This course is aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge and is designed to assist Green Belt candidates toward their certification and to become productive members on their Six Sigma project teams.
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This course was developed from the National Institute on Aging Fact Sheet which describes: legal financial and health care planning documents; advance directives for health care; advance directives for...
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This course was developed from the National Institute on Aging Fact Sheet which describes: legal financial and health care planning documents; advance directives for health care; advance directives for financial and estate management; the services available to help; useful advance planning advice; steps for getting affairs in order; and resources for low-income families.
This course was developed from the National Institute on Aging Fact Sheet which describes: legal financial and health care planning documents; advance directives for health care; advance directives for financial and estate management; the services available to help; useful advance planning advice; steps for getting affairs in order; and resources for low-income families.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
The guidance offered in this course is intended to help close many of the gaps in emergency planning and preparedness for vulnerable older adults. In particular this CEU course seeks to give public health...
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The guidance offered in this course is intended to help close many of the gaps in emergency planning and preparedness for vulnerable older adults. In particular this CEU course seeks to give public health officials the Aging Services Network emergency management personnel and essential partners from other sectors and at all jurisdiction levels the critical information strategies and resources they need to improve the planning for and protection of vulnerable community-dwelling older adults during all types of emergencies.
The guidance offered in this course is intended to help close many of the gaps in emergency planning and preparedness for vulnerable older adults. In particular this CEU course seeks to give public health officials the Aging Services Network emergency management personnel and essential partners from other sectors and at all jurisdiction levels the critical information strategies and resources they need to improve the planning for and protection of vulnerable community-dwelling older adults during all types of emergencies.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course focuses on how hospital leaders and other hospital staff can better identify report monitor and prevent medical errors in patients with limited English proficiency. In addition a training module...
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This course focuses on how hospital leaders and other hospital staff can better identify report monitor and prevent medical errors in patients with limited English proficiency. In addition a training module that teaches a set of team behaviors and structured communication tools designed to reduce medical errors for LEP patients is included.
This course focuses on how hospital leaders and other hospital staff can better identify report monitor and prevent medical errors in patients with limited English proficiency. In addition a training module that teaches a set of team behaviors and structured communication tools designed to reduce medical errors for LEP patients is included.
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Leaders with a strong mixture of emotional awareness, self-management, and social skills navigate relationships more effectively and are more likely to be successful in their personal and professional lives....
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Leaders with a strong mixture of emotional awareness, self-management, and social skills navigate relationships more effectively and are more likely to be successful in their personal and professional lives. This course provides you with an understanding of why emotional intelligence abilities are important to you as a leader. It also provides you with practical, positive techniques for promoting and improving emotional intelligence as a leader within your business environment.
Leaders with a strong mixture of emotional awareness, self-management, and social skills navigate relationships more effectively and are more likely to be successful in their personal and professional lives. This course provides you with an understanding of why emotional intelligence abilities are important to you as a leader. It also provides you with practical, positive techniques for promoting and improving emotional intelligence as a leader within your business environment.
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Insurance is a form of risk management for individuals, families, and organizations, and even for insurers themselves through reinsurance. Life and health insurance companies offer their products so that the...
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Insurance is a form of risk management for individuals, families, and organizations, and even for insurers themselves through reinsurance. Life and health insurance companies offer their products so that the insured - the policyholders - can have peace of mind and protection from the inevitable consequences of life, such as personal injury, disability, health care costs, and death. This course presents a high-level view of key products and services associated with life, health care, long-term care, disability, and general insurance for individuals and organizations.
Insurance is a form of risk management for individuals, families, and organizations, and even for insurers themselves through reinsurance. Life and health insurance companies offer their products so that the insured - the policyholders - can have peace of mind and protection from the inevitable consequences of life, such as personal injury, disability, health care costs, and death. This course presents a high-level view of key products and services associated with life, health care, long-term care, disability, and general insurance for individuals and organizations.
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Liquidity of a bank describes its ability to meet out its debt obligations as and when they arise without incurring unacceptably large losses. A sound liquidity risk management framework comprises an array of...
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Liquidity of a bank describes its ability to meet out its debt obligations as and when they arise without incurring unacceptably large losses. A sound liquidity risk management framework comprises an array of metrics, measurement, and monitoring tools to assist supervisors in identifying and analyzing liquidity risks. Basel III introduced several liquidity risk standards, including two liquidity ratios to assess the liquidity risk and to ensure that banks survive liquidity pressures. Basel III also introduced a set of monitoring tools aimed at capturing specific information related to a bank's cash flows, balance sheet structure, available unencumbered collateral and certain market indicators. This course presents a high-level view of common liquidity risk ratios, measurement and monitoring of liquidity risk, and application of liquidity risk management tools. It discusses key liquidity risk standards and tools for measuring and monitoring liquidity risk in banks. The course also provides a brief introduction to the key considerations in the application of liquidity standards in a bank.
Liquidity of a bank describes its ability to meet out its debt obligations as and when they arise without incurring unacceptably large losses. A sound liquidity risk management framework comprises an array of metrics, measurement, and monitoring tools to assist supervisors in identifying and analyzing liquidity risks. Basel III introduced several liquidity risk standards, including two liquidity ratios to assess the liquidity risk and to ensure that banks survive liquidity pressures. Basel III also introduced a set of monitoring tools aimed at capturing specific information related to a bank's cash flows, balance sheet structure, available unencumbered collateral and certain market indicators. This course presents a high-level view of common liquidity risk ratios, measurement and monitoring of liquidity risk, and application of liquidity risk management tools. It discusses key liquidity risk standards and tools for measuring and monitoring liquidity risk in banks. The course also provides a brief introduction to the key considerations in the application of liquidity standards in a bank.
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There are many factors and variables that influence the way we listen. Listening to understand and being able to truly identify what is being said to you is often easier said than done. Internal and external...
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There are many factors and variables that influence the way we listen. Listening to understand and being able to truly identify what is being said to you is often easier said than done. Internal and external roadblocks can interfere with how we listen and interpret the information communicated to us. In this course, you'll discover how roadblocks such as distractions, emotions, and the way in which we communicate can influence the way we listen and receive messages. The course also covers strategies that you can use to avoid these roadblocks and improve your listening skills.
There are many factors and variables that influence the way we listen. Listening to understand and being able to truly identify what is being said to you is often easier said than done. Internal and external roadblocks can interfere with how we listen and interpret the information communicated to us. In this course, you'll discover how roadblocks such as distractions, emotions, and the way in which we communicate can influence the way we listen and receive messages. The course also covers strategies that you can use to avoid these roadblocks and improve your listening skills.
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Do you feel the need to better understand the basic meaning of a conversation, or a presentation given at the workplace? What about the need to identify what is being said to you in a more effective manner?...
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Do you feel the need to better understand the basic meaning of a conversation, or a presentation given at the workplace? What about the need to identify what is being said to you in a more effective manner? Although relatively straightforward in theory, the process that transforms effective listening into successful communication requires great skill, awareness, and practice. This course will review the various types of listeners and the benefits of being able to listen effectively when communicating. The course also reviews some popular misconceptions about listening. Active listening techniques for improving your listening and maximizing your understanding are also covered.
Do you feel the need to better understand the basic meaning of a conversation, or a presentation given at the workplace? What about the need to identify what is being said to you in a more effective manner? Although relatively straightforward in theory, the process that transforms effective listening into successful communication requires great skill, awareness, and practice. This course will review the various types of listeners and the benefits of being able to listen effectively when communicating. The course also reviews some popular misconceptions about listening. Active listening techniques for improving your listening and maximizing your understanding are also covered.
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Effective listening requires focus and active concentration. This challenge explores skills and methods for listening for comprehension and productive communication.
Effective listening requires focus and active concentration. This challenge explores skills and methods for listening for comprehension and productive communication.
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Effective listening requires focus and active concentration. This challenge explores skills and methods for listening for comprehension and productive communication.
Effective listening requires focus and active concentration. This challenge explores skills and methods for listening for comprehension and productive communication.
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This course contains 56 regulatory rights of medium- and long-term care residents under federal law. The format begins with a commonly asked question regarding resident rights and then answers the question...
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This course contains 56 regulatory rights of medium- and long-term care residents under federal law. The format begins with a commonly asked question regarding resident rights and then answers the question based on federal law.
This course contains 56 regulatory rights of medium- and long-term care residents under federal law. The format begins with a commonly asked question regarding resident rights and then answers the question based on federal law.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
Too often meetings are not a productive use of time. This Business Impact examines how to run meetings that are useful and efficient.
Too often meetings are not a productive use of time. This Business Impact examines how to run meetings that are useful and efficient.
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Don't listen to claims that cold calling is dead. It's alive and well, and remains an effective sales tactic. This Business Impact explores how to engage prospects during a cold call and, ultimately, get them...
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Don't listen to claims that cold calling is dead. It's alive and well, and remains an effective sales tactic. This Business Impact explores how to engage prospects during a cold call and, ultimately, get them to take action.
Don't listen to claims that cold calling is dead. It's alive and well, and remains an effective sales tactic. This Business Impact explores how to engage prospects during a cold call and, ultimately, get them to take action.
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Transitioning into a management position can be both exciting and potentially overwhelming. The shift from individual contributor to leader requires confidence, solid communication, and a clearly defined plan...
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Transitioning into a management position can be both exciting and potentially overwhelming. The shift from individual contributor to leader requires confidence, solid communication, and a clearly defined plan of action. This Challenge Series exercise explores the benefits of drafting a transition strategy.
Transitioning into a management position can be both exciting and potentially overwhelming. The shift from individual contributor to leader requires confidence, solid communication, and a clearly defined plan of action. This Challenge Series exercise explores the benefits of drafting a transition strategy.
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This course covers key management and planning tools used in Six Sigma projects and is aligned with ASQ's 2015 Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.
This course covers key management and planning tools used in Six Sigma projects and is aligned with ASQ's 2015 Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.
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During the credit crisis of 2007, many of the problems were not a result of shortage of capital, but of enormous liquidity risk taken by banks. When the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision introduced the...
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During the credit crisis of 2007, many of the problems were not a result of shortage of capital, but of enormous liquidity risk taken by banks. When the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision introduced the third Basel Accord, or Basel III, in December 2010, it required banks to have stronger liquidity standards as well as better risk management and supervision. As a result, Basel III introduced several liquidity risk measurement, management, and supervision tools and guidelines for banks, including two liquidity ratios to provide supervisors with important information required to assess the liquidity risk of a bank and to ensure that banks survive liquidity pressures. Basel III also introduced several principles that banks should follow for efficient management and supervision of their liquidity risk. This course discusses liquidity, liquidity risk, and its management. It introduces the two key liquidity risk ratios - the liquidity coverage ratio and the net stable funding ratio. The course then introduces various principles for governance, public disclosure, supervision, measurement, and management of liquidity risk at banks.
During the credit crisis of 2007, many of the problems were not a result of shortage of capital, but of enormous liquidity risk taken by banks. When the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision introduced the third Basel Accord, or Basel III, in December 2010, it required banks to have stronger liquidity standards as well as better risk management and supervision. As a result, Basel III introduced several liquidity risk measurement, management, and supervision tools and guidelines for banks, including two liquidity ratios to provide supervisors with important information required to assess the liquidity risk of a bank and to ensure that banks survive liquidity pressures. Basel III also introduced several principles that banks should follow for efficient management and supervision of their liquidity risk. This course discusses liquidity, liquidity risk, and its management. It introduces the two key liquidity risk ratios - the liquidity coverage ratio and the net stable funding ratio. The course then introduces various principles for governance, public disclosure, supervision, measurement, and management of liquidity risk at banks.
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While often considered destructive, conflict can prove beneficial if properly managed. This challenge focuses on methods for managing conflict.
While often considered destructive, conflict can prove beneficial if properly managed. This challenge focuses on methods for managing conflict.
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Leveraging diversity is a key for all organizations. This Challenge examines how diversity elements relate to business strategy.
Leveraging diversity is a key for all organizations. This Challenge examines how diversity elements relate to business strategy.
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Managing diversity is one of the hardest challenges any manager can face. The purpose of a diversity program is to create a positive workplace where no one feels they are at an advantaged or disadvantaged;...
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Managing diversity is one of the hardest challenges any manager can face. The purpose of a diversity program is to create a positive workplace where no one feels they are at an advantaged or disadvantaged; they are usually built around one of three management methods: the discrimination and fairness paradigm, the access and legitimacy paradigm, or the learning and effectiveness paradigm. Besides these paradigms, companies also use training programs and other practices to manage diversity.
Managing diversity is one of the hardest challenges any manager can face. The purpose of a diversity program is to create a positive workplace where no one feels they are at an advantaged or disadvantaged; they are usually built around one of three management methods: the discrimination and fairness paradigm, the access and legitimacy paradigm, or the learning and effectiveness paradigm. Besides these paradigms, companies also use training programs and other practices to manage diversity.
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Produced by: Ed4Online