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Beacon Quality Events

Below the form is a list of our up-coming events - both webinars and on-site events. Sign-up for notifications of up-coming webinars and events as well!

LPAs: Getting Executives and Top Leaders to Buy-in

June 19 , 11am EST. 1 hour.

Online.

Having trouble getting your top leadership team to participate and ‘buy-in’ to your Layered Process Audit program? It’s a common issue we hear about time and again. Join Murray Sittsamer of The Luminous Group for another engaging webinar on “LPAs: Getting Executives and Top Leaders to Buy-in” on Tuesday, June 19th at 11am EST. You will learn:

  • Who you should approach for executive support
  • Why top leaders should be engaged with your LPA program
  • How to have executives and top leaders role-model LPA behavior
  • What stats matter for executives to help with buy-in

This free webinar will be recorded, so even if you can’t attend be sure to sign-up!

Murray was the AIAG committee leader for development of the CQI-8 2nd edition industry reference document, "Layered Process Audit Guideline". He was part of a team that helped a Big-3 Automotive OEM fine-tune their guidelines to apply FMEA, which is credited with over a 20% reduction in warrantee costs. With his leadership, The Luminous Group was selected by a well-known Tier One supplier in the Aerospace industry to provide workshops for Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), and partnered with an Automotive OEM to roll-out the Layered Process Audit (LPA) strategy to their North American Suppliers.

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Using Data to Increase Quality: An Intro to the Beacon Quality Data Warehouse

June 28 , 11am EST. 1 hour.

Online.

Data is not just for the tech savvy anymore. Data, and understanding how to use it, can be a career changer for a Quality Manager, Director or VP. It means better decisions, faster response times, and proactive processes. The great news is because of straightforward business intelligence tools like Tableau and Microsoft's Power BI, you can use basic drag-and-drop actions to create convenient visual charts and graphics.

In this webinar, Chris Shoe, Director of Data Operations at Ease, will be discussing the power and purpose of business intelligence and showcasing our new tool, Beacon Quality Data Warehouse.

Learn:

  • What is a data warehouse?
  • How do you leverage the power of a data warehouse in your organization?
  • A demo of the Beacon Quality Data Warehouse and Tableau

And more! Sign-up for the free webinar

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AIAG Quality Summit

September 18 - 19 , 8:30am-6:30pm

Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, MI 48374

We will be exhibiting and speaking at this year's AIAG Quality Summit, which attracts the automotive industry’s technical professionals and leaders from OEM's, suppliers from all Tier levels, academics, and service providers.

2018 Inspection Division Conference

October 18 - 19

Fogelman Executive Conference Center & Hotel
330 Innovation Drive, Suite 206
Memphis, TN 38152-6481

Beacon Quality will be speaking at this year's event, as well as exhibiting with a booth!

Generis Automotive Summit

November 6 - 7

Edward Hotel & Convention Center
600 Town Center Dr,
Dearborn, MI 48126

In addition to exhibiting with our Beacon Quality booth, we will have a speaking opportunity as well. This was a great event last year and we're excited to be able to attend again!

Past Webinars

Beacon Webinar Training: "Mitigations & Responsible Parties"

Learn how-to set-up, start and manage mitigations and the responsible parties, as well as email notifications.

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Beacon Training: "5S & 5 Point Scale"

Learn how-to set-up, start and manage 5S Audits in Beacon, as well as creating a 5-point score. Paul Foster, our Product Lead for Beacon,  will walk you through this Beacon training step-by-step.

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Beacon Webinar: "Setting-up Corrective Action in Beacon"

Learn how-to set-up, start and manage the new "Corrective Actions" feature in Beacon.

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Beacon Webinar: "Live Demo"

Walk through of the Beacon platform and how it will save you time, make process-based quality measurable, and build a community of Quality Champions.

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Beacon Training: "Imports & Exports"

Learn how-to Import contacts and Export reports in Beacon. 

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Beacon Training on Failure Category & Countermeasures

Learn how-to use Beacon to gather discreet data on failure categories and countermeasures. Paul Foster, our Product Manager for Beacon, will walk you through this Beacon training step-by-step.

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How-to Webinar on Setting-up Corrective Actions within Beacon

Learn how-to set-up, start and manage the new Corrective Actions features in Beacon. Paul Foster, our Product Manager for Beacon, will walk you through this Beacon training step-by-step.

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How-to Training: Using Tags in Beacon

Learn how-to set-up, start and manage tags with the question library, random questions, and reporting in Beacon.

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Protecting your IP in today's Cloud and Mobile World

Cloud computing has grown exponentially since it was first introduced in 2006, when then Google CEO Eric Schmidt introduced the term to an industry conference. However, there has been concern with businesses using cloud computing because of the perception that one can not protect IP in the cloud. Scot Larsen, CTO of Ease, will be discussing how you CAN protect your company's IP in today's cloud computing and mobile device world with some easy-to-follow steps.

He'll also review:

- Total cost of ownership

- Audit & Security

- Mobile devices and cell phone use in the plant

- Protecting your IP in today's cloud and mobile world

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How-to Training: location, user calendars, and the impact on schedules in Beacon Quality

Learn how location and user calendars in Beacon Quality impacts the schedule. Paul Foster, our Product Manager for Beacon, will walk you through this Beacon training step-by-step.

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Effective Corrective Actions for Manufacturers

Repeating corrective actions? Can't hold the gains in quality improvement? Ali Rizwan, Director of Quality for Continental for over 11 years, will be sharing his secrets on how to hold the gains through effective corrective actions.

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How-to Training: Managing your organization in Beacon Quality

Learn how to set-up and manage your organization's management chart and manage users in Beacon Quality. Learn about departments, layers, and shifts, what they are and what they do in Beacon Quality. Due to the content, this webinar training will be one hour long. Paul Foster, our Product Manager for Beacon, will walk you through this Beacon training step-by-step.

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How-to Training: Build Your First Audit in Beacon Quality

Learn how to set-up your first audit in Beacon Quality, from start to finish. Due to the content, this webinar training will be one hour long. Paul Foster, our Product Manager for Beacon Quality, will walk you through this training step-by-step. And come with your questions! We'll have an opportunity to open up the phone lines to answer your questions.

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Culture of Excellence: Layered Process Audits 101

Getting started with Layered Process Audits (LPAs), or want to know how your system could be more efficient or effective? Join LPA expert Murray Sittsamer of The Luminous Group as he walks you through the basics of LPAs, define quality questions, and create a culture of quality.

Murray was part of a team that helped a Big-3 Automotive OEM fine-tune their guidelines to apply FMEA, which is credited with over a 20% reduction in warrantee costs. With his leadership, The Luminous Group was selected by a well-known Tier One supplier in the Aerospace industry to provide workshops for Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), and partnered with an Automotive OEM to roll-out the Layered Process Audit (LPA) strategy to their North American Suppliers.

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How-to Training: Using Scopes in Beacon Quality


Learn how to use scopes in Beacon Quality to ensure that question libraries are restricted by location, managing multi-site licenses, and other controls that scopes allows for. Due to the content, this webinar training will be one hour long. Paul Foster, our Product Manager for Beacon Quality, will walk you through this Beacon Quality training step-by-step.

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Culture of Excellence: Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) for Manufacturers

APQP is more than a few check boxes - it's the plan to keep quality up while designing and producing a product. Find out how to do it right with Ali Rizwan, Director of Quality for Continental for over 11 years. Learn: -What is APQP - The 5 Phases of APQP - The Benefits of APQP - How APQP minimizes product and process risks

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Plant Floor Quality : Beacon Mobile Auditing Web App Demo

Leave the admin-laborious paper and excel based systems of auditing behind and give quality back to the people with Beacon. Shawn Faircloth, our Senior Enterprise Account Executive of Beacon Quality, will walk you through the mobile auditing platform and how it will save you time, make process-based quality measurable, and build a community of Quality Champions.

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How-to Training: Layers, schedules, shifts, and grace periods - a deep dive on scheduling in Beacon Quality

This webinar will be a deep dive on scheduling in Beacon Quality: layers, schedules, shifts, and grace periods. Due to the content, this webinar training will be one hour long. Paul Foster, our Product Manager for Beacon, will walk you through this Beacon training step-by-step.

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