Upcoming Webinars

Thank you for your interest in IISE's webinars. These free one-hour presentations by knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial engineers and industrial engineering-related disciplines.

Most of these webinars are only accessible by IISE members. Those that are open to the public are so noted. To view many of our recordings, you may need to download this codec if the recording does not automatically start. To watch the recordings, users must be able to view Windows Media Files.

Upon request, IISE will award continuing education units (CEUs) to participants who attend the entire webinar. Send your request to cleblanc@iise.org.

IISE members and others qualified to view designated webinars can also review the webinar archive and access past presentations. 

Dashboards for Daily Factory Management

Presented by IISE's ELSS Conference Committee & Lean Division - OPEN TO ALL
Aug. 31 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Tom Knight, CEO, Invistics and Stan Simpson

Join us to review a three-year case study of a global consumer packaged goods company that saw the business need for improved supply chain visibility, built innovative dashboards for daily factory management, and implemented the Invistics solution to achieve significant improvements in cycle times and inventory reduction.

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Sitting Disease: New Evidence and Strategies for a Healthier Workplace

Presented by GOErgo AEC Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Sept. 7 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Josh Kerst, C.P.E., principal ergonomist, Safco Products Company

The amount of time we spend in sedentary positions on any given day has dramatically increased over the last 25 years. Most people spend the majority of their daytime hours at work in a seated position, which has resulted in a wide variety of serious health risks. Kerst will share the historical impact of the chair on our bodies and how it has shaped our perception.

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Managing the Transition from Engineer to Manager

Presented by Columbus Eastern Chapter Region and CISE
Sept. 12 | 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Scott Sink, The Ohio State University, Steve Savoie, General Motors and Joan Tafoya, Intel

The focus of this webcast is on learning lessons and tips on how to manage one’s career over time, broadly, and more specifically how to manage the transition from an ISE/Engineer to more of a manager type role.

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Soft Skill Competencies for Engineers

Presented by IISE's Industry Advisory Board (IAB)
Sept. 14 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Clifford A. Whitcomb, Ph.D., professor, Naval Postgraduate School

This presentation provides an overview of engineering soft skill competencies identified in studies of engineering competency models. The soft skill competencies are mostly related to the areas of personal and interpersonal effectiveness that are typically used in the technical workplace. These competencies include but are not limited to, communication, interpersonal skills, teamwork, integrity, professionalism, creative thinking, problem solving and lifelong learning.

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How to Write Conference Presentation Objectives

Presented by IISE and University of Georgia
Oct. 19 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Robert Maribe Branch, Ed.D, professor, University of Georgia

The purpose of a learning objective is to specify a measurable performance. Learning objectives are what the presenter wants his or her participants to learn because of the conference presentation.  A learning objective provides a way to judge when a specific desired performance has been attained.

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