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ISQ is happy to announce its flagship event

16th Annual Conference 2019

DATES : 12-13' December 2019

VENUE : at Hyatt Regency Pune.

ISQ invites Sponsors, Delegates, case study presentations for the conference

Click – Brochure with the details of the programme and the registration process. 

Click – here to download the Invitation for Sponsorship document

Click – here to download the Registration Form

For continuous update on the conference, please visit isqconference.org

The programme is designed and delivered by N Ramanathan, 72, known as Ram to friends. Ram has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and did his Masters from IIM, Ahmedabad (1969). He has 50 years of experience in industry, also in teaching and counselling. This two-day course has a senior and top management focus.

CEO Through TQM

ISQ is excited to announce a two-day seminar for Senior Management

DATES : 7th - 8th November′2019

VENUE : Radisson Blu Kharadi, Pune

Now in Pune, after the success in Bengaluru in July, with new session added on how to manage costs and profit.

Creating the Extraordinary Organisation
through
Total Quality Management

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TOPS Convention Pune

DATES : 2nd August′2019

VENUE : Mind Space Hotel, Old Mumbai - Pune Highway, MIDC,

ISQ is happy to announce a one-day contest on Team OrientedProblemSolving / improvement case studies / projects for executives from OEMs, tier 1 and 2 manufacturing companies, process industry and service sector organisations including information technology.

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CEO through TQM

DATES : 18-19 July ′ 2019

VENUE : THE LaLiT ASHOK, BENGALURU

ISQ is happy to announce a two-day seminar for senior management,  CEO through TQM (Creating Excellent Organisation through TQM) on 18-19, July 2019 at Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru. This program is designed and delivered by Mr. N. Ramanathan, 72, known as Ram to friends. Ram has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and did his Masters from IIM, Ahmedabad (1969). He has 50 years of experience in industry, and in teaching and counselling. This two-day course has a senior and top management focus.

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Problem Solving using TRIZ Methods

DATES : 26-27 July ′ 2019

VENUE : Sayaji Hotel, Indore

ISQ is happy to announce a two-day seminar for senior management,  Problem Solving using TRIZ Methods  on 26-27, July 2019 at Sayaji Hotel, Indore. This program is designed and delivered by Mr. Prakash R. Apte. This course introduces all the main TRIZ tools so that delegates can first identify the "inventive" problem and then find several "innovative" solutions for the same..

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TOPS CONVENTION

DATES : June 07′ 2019

VENUE : Hotel Plazzio, Near City Centre, Sector-29, Gurugram, Haryana

ISQ announces successful completion of TOPS Convention 2019. Our sincere thanks to our Chief Guest Dr. Sarita Nagpal, Jury Members and all the participants for an overwhelming support. Against the planned 15 presentations, 24 teams registered for the competition from 14 organisations including manufacturing, service sectors like software, banking/insurance sectors. Two parallel sessions of presentations (12 each) were organised at two halls with three jury members each.

And the winners are
Manufacturing:

Winner: Quality improvement programme to resolve customer concern - Subros Limited, Manesar
I runner up: Enhanced durability of painted cabin through defect reduction. – Ashok Leyland Ltd, PNR
II runner up: To avoid noise problem in outer handling assembly. – Sandhar Technologies Limited, Rathredi

Service :

Winner: Optimisation of canteen processes through scientific problem solving approach for attaining cost advantage. – Tata Motors Limited, Jamshedpur.
I runner up: Project Khumbh – Indus Towers Ltd
II runner up: Resource optimization – Infosys BPM Ltd

Feedback from Participants,

Dear Prabhakar & Team,
First of all I would like to thank you for a wonderful and stimulating the “TOPS Convention” event management by Indian Society for Quality (ISQ). Thank you to entire team for your generosity in organizing the competition in very healthy and well control manner with all types of extended support to participants from Bharat Forge Limited. It was very easy going with ISQ Management Team though Bharat Forge was taking participation in event first time on TOPS Convention. I’m really happy with the evaluation criteria, jury team and their inputs on various diversified industrial projects. “I enjoyed the TOPS Convention very much; diversified and nice participants and the wonderful arrangement by ISQ on improvement journey. I do appreciate your painstaking work for the organization and engagement of Problem Solving Initiatives, Zero Defect-Zero Effect message to community in the event, and needless to say, your nice hospitality and attending all the calls by participants” On behalf of Bharat Forge Six Sigma and Excellence Team, thanks again for your wonderful hospitality. It was a fruitful and amazing time for me and my colleagues & wish to see again in ISQ conference at Pune in Dec-2019. I am very much interested to get associated with Indian Society of Quality as a Member as well as Volunteer for conducting any such events of Six Sigma / Problem Solving Training in coming future so keep in touch. Thanks & Best Regards, Santosh Bandal, Sr. Manager |  Six Sigma – MBB ( Director Quality Office ), Bharat Forge Ltd, Pune

Dear Mr. Prabhakar,
Thank you for organizing TOPS convention. It was indeed a good learning and overall experience. This was really a memorable program which was very well organized. Gunjesh Kumar, Tata Motors Limited, Jamshedpur.
Click here : Report on TOPS Convention Gurugram
Click here to view the Photos of the event

15th Annual Conference 2018

The 15th edition of ISQ Annual Conference was held on 14th and 15th December 2018.

Venue : Holiday Inn, Aerocity, New Delhi.

The theme this year: “Quality 4.0: Preparing for the Digital age

The conference was addressed by 9 eminent speakers and 14 case study presenters.  Over 120 delegates were in attendance for the two-day conference.

Click here : Report on 15th ISQ Annual Conference 2018 
Link : Images

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First Programme on Ji Kotei Kanketsu (JKK) in India

Dates : 10-11th April’2018

Venue : Hotel Taj City Centre, Sector -44,  Gurugram

ISQ, jointly with TQMI, organized a special programme Ji-Kotei Kanketsu (JKK) for the first time in India, on 10-11 April 2018, at Hotel Taj City Centre Gurugram, Gurugram, Haryana

JKK is the advancement that Toyota has brought about in the Toyota Way, in their endeavor towards their new approach “Customer First” that combines Quality Assurance and Customer Service, in the context of Industry 4.0. 

Faculty : Mr. Shinichi Sasaki, Advisor and Senior Executive on the board of Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan

Seminar and a Workshop, for hands-on guidance, for 20 executives from senior and middle level also planned. 

Faculty : 

JKK Seminar   : Ms. Junko Hosomi, General Manager, Central Japan Quality Assurance Organization (CJQCA)

JKK Workshop : Mr. Yukihiro Sano, Project General Manager, Honsha Plant Quality Control Division, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan

Report : JKK Program

Link Images : JKK Program

 

 

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14th ISQ Annual Conference 2017

14th ISQ Annual Conference 2017

VENUE : Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC)

Dates : December 8–9, 2017

THEME : Quality-centred Management for Tomorrow: Insights into an evolving world

Conference website : http://www.isqconference.org/

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Quality Circle Competition 2017

Date – 14th April 2017.
Venue – Hotel PLLAZIO, Sector – 29, Gurgaon

Quality circle competition was organised on 14/4/17. In spite of holiday in most of the organisation on the day (14th April) eleven teams participated in the completion. Teams were from manufacturing as well as from service sector. All the teams were given fifteen minutes time to present their case study with the help of Power Point Presentation. Presentations were judged by a panel of three independent judges. All the case studies were excellent however as per the format teams were rated in three categories i.e. Gold, Silver and Bronze and awarded trophy.

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13th Annual Conference 2016

Theme – “Global Prospective in Quality” Envisioning the future.
Date –22nd November 2016
Venue – Court Yard by Merriot, Mumbai.

13th Annual Conference was held on 22/11/16 at Court Yard by Merriot , Mumbai. Conference was addressed by experts and practitioner of Quality Management from India as well as from overseas. Dr. Noriaki Kano, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of Science and one of the top Gurus of TQM—a living legend—delivered the keynote address. Mr Rohit Saboo of National Engineering Industries, winner of Deming grand Prize and JIPMTPM Excellence Award was awarded the coveted Ashoka Award. Very accomplished professionals from industry such as Mr G. Sunderraman ( Godrej & Boyce) Mr Jitendra Agrawal (HDFC Life Insurance) Mr N. Ramanathan (SRF) and Mr Rajinder Singh ( Mahindra and Mahindra) shared their success stories and enlightened the audience.

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Work Shop on “Lean Manufacturing”

Date – 26th August 2016
Venue – Hotel PLLAZIO, Sector 29, Gurgaon.

Work shop on Lean Manufacturing was organised for people working in the area of Production, Production Planning, Production Co ordinator, Quality Assurance, Management representatives and others responsible for planning and co ordination.
Purpose of the work shop was to develop capability to identify, analyse and eliminate wastages for continuous improvement in the Quality, Productivity and profitability of the organisation.
Methodology of work shop was a good mix of Power Point Presentation, Games, Technical Video, Motivational Video and Case studies.

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Work Shop on TOPS ( Team Oriented Problem Solving)

Date – 3rd June 2016
Venue – Hotel PLLAZIO, Sector 29, Gurgaon.

Work shop on TOPS (Team Orients Problem Solving) was organised for people working as TQM coordinators, Management Representatives and others responsible for Quality System approach in the organisation. Purpose of the work shop was to develop capability to identify, analyse and find appropriate solutions leading to continuous improvement in quality of all business and manufacturing processes using a team oriented approach. Methodology was through presentation, course and case studies.
Participants were provided with an over view of TQM and its co relation with concept of problem solving, Need for the team approach, Art and Technique of discovering problem and use of Q.C.Tools and Techniques for problem solving.

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12th Annual Conference 2015

Theme – Excellence : The Ishikawa way
Date – 11th December 2015.
Venue – Crowne Plaza Hotel, Gurgaon.

ISQ was celebrating birth centenary year of Prof. Ishikawa from 13th July 2015 to 12 th July 2016. Theme for the year and for the conference was “ Excellence: The Ishikawa Way”.12th Annual Conference was held on 11/12/15 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Gurgaon.

To address the conference we could not have any one better than Prof. Narioki Kano, a disciple of Prof. Ishikawa, who has served in leadership roles as a Board Member of the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers(JUSE) and has been a chair person on the international and Japanese Quality Bodies like JUSE, AOTS, ANQ and many more. He is recipient of the Deming Prize for individuals (1997) among a long list of many other prestigious awards.

In addition to Prof. Kano other experts and quality practitioners i.e. Mr Janak Mehta Chairman (TQMI), Mr Ashok Sharam ( President Mahindra and Mahindra) Mr Ramanathan (Advisor TQM SRF) Mr. Kulbhushan Gupta ( Head- Innovation and Service Delivery, MAX Life insurance company) and Mr Amit J.Sharma ( DGM- Process Excellence of Indus Tower) addressed and shared their valuable experience.
Mr Ashok Sharma of Mahindra and Mahindra, was awarded the coveted Ashoka Award.

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Quality Circle Competition 2015

Date – 28th November 2015.
Venue – Hotel PLLAZIO, Sector – 29, Gurgaon.

Quality circle competition was organised on 28/11/15. Thirteen teams participated in the completion. Teams were from manufacturing as well as from service sector. All the teams were given fifteen minutes time to present their case study with the help of Power Point Presentation. Presentations were judged by a panel of three independent judges. All the case studies were excellent however as per the format teams were rated in three categories i.e. Gold, Silver and Bronze and awarded trophy. One team was awarded VOX POPULI award.

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