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Business Problem Solving

Friday April 5th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Omar Malik, Founder of Eureka Six Sigma, will be presenting “Business Problem Solving”.

Day & Time: Friday April 5th, 2019
5:00 p.m. ‐ 7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Omar Malik
Founder of Eureka Six Sigma

Organizers: IEEE Toronto Engineering and Human Environment Joint Chapter

Location: Room Number: BA 4287
40 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E4

Contact: Muthanna Al-Khishali, Ph.D., SMIEEE, LSSYB

Register: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_registration/register/196248

Abstract: We are drowned in an ocean of problems at work and life. These problems force us to take decisions on a daily basis which are strongly influenced by multitude of factors such as past experience, exposure, cognitive biases, personal relevance, status and age etc. The outcome of decisions affects a multitude of customers and users etc., many of which may be unhappy with the final result. If we have to consider errors in judgment and unreliable decision making, we will find roots in poorly scoping, understanding, defining elaborating and analyzing problems.

We are going through an important technological and organizational change in the workplace. There is a need to:

bridge the gap and focus on engineering science and technical courses integrated with industrial practice and
upgrading engineering curricula to help students transition from a project based to a problem-based learning.

Agenda: * 90 minutes Lecturing on:

– Problem solving

– Root Finding

– Decision making

* 30 minutes Q&A

Biography: Omar Malik is founder of Eureka Six Sigma – a prime corporate training, certification and consulting company. In the past 10 years, Omar has spearheaded major change and continuous improvement initiatives in manufacturing, services & technology industries in North America. He is the creator of a 5 steps problem solving framework known as OUI-SI. In this session Omar is going to present and introduce various OUI-SI steps that can enable engineering and business executives to problem solve in any business environment.

Omar teaches lean six sigma, quality, and process excellence etc. at University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. He is recipient of ‘The excellence in teaching award’ and can be reached at malikom@eurekasixsigma.com

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