2014 World Quality Day Event - The Annual Ben Mojsejczuk Memorial Lecture

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Start Date: 04 Nov 2014

Start Time: 4:45 PM

End Time: 8:30 PM

Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes

Capacity: 50

Venue: The University of Salford , Salford Business School Lecture Theatre, [Lady Hale Building], Salford, M5 4WT › View map

Key Theme:
“Building a Quality World Together”

Registration from 4:45 p.m. – Expected Start at approximately 5:10 pm      

This is a free event and is open to all, please register your interest by 29/10/14 with the CQI Manchester Branch Secretary Elaine Parry, email

elainelparry@gmail.com  or secretary.manchester@thecqi.org


CPD points: 4

16:45 Start Coffee / Biscuits / Registration / Introductions
17:15 Speaker 1 Approximately 30 minute Session
18:00 Speaker 2 Approximately 30 minute Session
18:45 Refreshment Break Buffet / Networking
19:15 Speaker 3 Approximately 30 minute Session
20:00 Expert Panel Questions and Answer Session
20:30 Close 


This year the focus is on the impact quality professionals make to an organisation while recognising how we can all contribute to building a quality world together.
We live in a fast-moving world where failure to manage quality is damaging the reputations and financial returns of major global brands and corporations. The media are regularly reporting on quality failures while the power of the consumer review has also risen, with over 60% of customers reading online reviews before making a purchase decision. Bearing all these influential outlets in mind there really is nowhere for businesses to hide; quality failure is no longer acceptable.
Organisations are starting to recognise the importance of quality, a recent survey of CEOs, Presidents and Chairmen said that achieving ‘organizational/operational business excellence’ is one of the biggest challenges for them.  But they recognise they can achieve this by reducing expenditure, continual improvements and better alignment between strategy, objectives and organisational capabilities.
As delivering on quality moves to the forefront, it’s time for the Quality Professional to be recognised for their contribution to business. World Quality Day 2014 is an opportunity to demonstrate how quality management can protect reputations, save money and drive innovation within organisations.

Event Keynote Speakers

Professor John Davies, PhD – Professor of Quality Management and Business Development, Associate Dean [Resources], Head of International Strategy, People Management and Salford Law, Salford Business School; Branch Chair, CQI Greater Manchester Branch

Ian Reed, Excellence Director, Plus Dane Group, Liverpool [North of England Excellence Award Winners – Learning and Development category, EFQM Recognized for Excellence 4 Star]

Tony Simmons, Quality Executive, Airbus plc [Expertise in Aviation Quality and how it relates to flight safety in terms of an Integrated Management System namely, SMS/QMS, supported by Safety Cell (encompassing a team of QA, Aviation Error Management, FOD, H&S specialists) following a combined Audit Programme based on the greatest risks identified through NC`s, QOR`s, Errors, Defects, Flight Incidents etc.]

Additional Information

Parking is available for attendees [cost of parking tokens – approximately £4.00];
for directions please see:  http://www.salford.ac.uk/travel/


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Enquiries contact

Questions about this event should be addressed to Elaine Parry at elainelparry@gmail.com.

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