NAPM Miami Valley, Inc.
is a non-profit professional organization open
to all persons involved in the purchasing or supply management areas.
NAPM Miami Valley is affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management
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Professional Networking Dinner Meeting and Guest SpeakerMeeting topic: Lean Journey in Higher Education--Lessons LearnedGuest Speaker: Mr. Alfred (Al) W. Ryan
Implementing Lean has its challenges in all organizations. Al Ryan has worked with Miami University for over 7 years helping to implement Lean. This lean journey is focused on developing a structure with leadership from the top that begins with the complete support of the Board of Trustees and the Senior Miami University Team working with faculty, staff and students to improve and sustain Miami operations through continuous improvements.
Alfred (Al) W. Ryan is currently the Director of Lean Initiatives for Miami University and has over 40 years’ experience as a senior executive in both Europe and the United States. He possesses a deep expertise in service and security related mergers and acquisitions, performance improvement, management and turn around. He has more than ten years of experience in providing expert guidance to troubled and underperforming companies regarding critical financial and operational issues including asset recovery, corporate dispositions, rapid cost reduction, performance improvement, corporate dispositions and lean six sigma initiatives.Date: November 10, 2016
5:30p - Social/Registration
6:00p - Networking and Dinner
7:00p - Speaker Presentation
Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn (in the Discovery Room)
2800 Presidential Drive
Fairborn, OH 45324
Cost: $25 per person (members and non-members)
- Deadline to register is 6p, Friday prior to the event
- Deadline to cancel is 12p, Monday prior to the event
- No-shows will be charged $25
- Drop-ins will be seated on a 'space-available' basis
- Include full name, company, phone number and email address when registering
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