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Course Details:


Attention: This course is not currently being run. If you are interested in this training please contact the Council of Industry or phone us at (845) 565-1355.

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Location: Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Cost: $200 for a single member, $175 each for two or more from the same company, $375 for non members


In today’s fast-paced business climate, knowing how to solve problems and make decisions efficiently and effectively is highly important. There are many ways to go about solving a problem or making a decision, but if people in an organization can learn common strategies and procedures for problem solving and decision-making, then they can learn to work together collaboratively in facing the challenges of their organization.

This class will cover:

  • Stating the problem accurately
  • Controlled brainstorming
  • Analyzing the data
  • Pareto Analysis

Each team gathers data on their defined problem from step 4 above. Construct a Pareto Chart using the collected data and then will present to the class the results of the Pareto analysis.
There will be a discussion on:
How do we get to the solution phase?

  • PPA Potential Problem analysis
    • Business case analysis
    • Solution matrix
  • Testing  the solution
  • Implementation and Process change
  • Other problem-solving tools
    • SPC
    • Empowered employee teams

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