David A. Manalan, ASQ Fellow, will present:
Risk Management Guide for Small Businesses (works for big ones, too!)
Why is risk management necessary?
- Risk is a part of everyday life. There are many types of risk that will be encountered in business.
- Some will have a minimal impact and can be managed easily; others may threaten the longevity of a business.
- Understanding the principles and processes for effective risk management will help a business owner make the decisions necessary to ensure the best possible outcome for the business.
This presentation will cover six topics:
- Risk management principles and concepts
- Categories of risk in small business
- The risk management process
- Applying risk management
- Sustaining a risk management approach
- Risk management tools and activities
David A. Manalan, President and founder of INQC Consulting, Inc., has over 40 years of experience with companies regulated by FDA, EPA, OSHA and similar agencies. During his first 21 years of work at Millipore Corporation, he was responsible for filter research, filter device development, manufacturing process improvement, quality systems development, and regulatory affairs. Over the past 22 years as a consultant, he has worked with more than 40 companies, ranging from 5 to 5,000 employees. Beyond FDA quality system regulations, he has been active in environmental issues, especially in the areas of pollution prevention and toxics use reduction.
David has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has done post graduate work in Biomedical Engineering at NortheasternUniversity. He is a Fellow of the ASQ, a member of the Boston Section, an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Certified Biomedical Auditor (CBA), and Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE). David has served on the board of the ASQ Biomedical Division’s New England Discussion Group for ten years, served as Publications Chair and as Program Chair for the ASQ Biomedical Division, and also as the Region 1 Councilor for the Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Division of ASQ.