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Minimizing Human Errors in the Workplace
February 24-25, 2020
Course Offering 200224NJ2613
Course ID 2613
Who Should Attend?
This 2-day, highly interactive workshop is designed specifically for Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and other Life Science Professionals but is applicable to all industries and job functions. Anyone who is responsible for implementing and conducting deviation and human error reduction programs, and those responsible for minimizing unfavorable regulatory citations will benefit greatly from the course. This includes, but is not limited to, professionals in
• Internal and Supplier Quality
• Supply Chain Management
• Technical Support
You will gain valuable, practical knowledge on why people make mistakes, how to analyze mistakes to get to the real cause of the problem rather perceived causes, and what can be done to minimize future errors by focusing on simple, easily implemented mistake proofing concepts.
Leon (Skip) Krals, Consultant to the Pharmaceutical Industry, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
Leon (Skip) Krals, is retired and has his own consulting firm, specializing in implementing programs to reduce human errors and deviations and using lean six sigma concepts in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing environments. He was most recently an Associate Director, Business Consulting, for a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company, focusing on improving operations and quality systems internally and at contract manufacturers. He has over 50 years of business experience in the aerospace, electronics, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries. He is also experienced in developing and implementing large scale business systems using integrated database and web concepts. Mr. Krals is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and has both taught and used total quality and lean six sigma concepts and tools in supply chain management, finance, human resources, purchasing, public affairs, manufacturing, quality, and various other business activities at numerous companies in North and South America and Europe. He has conducted variations of this highly successful workshop multiple times throughout the United States, Europe, and South America, even at facilities with existing process improvement programs. Mr. Krals earned a BS and MS degree in engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and has been a continuous improvement specialist for over 30 years.
ExitCertified (MicroTek partner facility)
Raritan Plaza III
105 Fieldcrest Avenue, Suite 405
Edison , New Jersey
Phone: 800-207-9620 (for directions and parking info only)
PLEASE NOTE: Participants must make their own reservations; the cost of
hotel accommodation is not included in the course fee. Final hotel information
will be emailed to you in your confirmation package approximately 3 weeks
prior to the course start date.
Directions: Visit the Hotel Venue topic on our FAQ page.