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Engineeering the Accreditation Process

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2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Columbus, Ohio

Publication Date

June 24, 2017

Start Date

June 24, 2017

End Date

June 28, 2017

Conference Session

Industrial Engineering Division Tech Session 1: IE-ing a Broader Perspective

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Engineering Management, Engineering Economy, and Industrial Engineering

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Susan O. Schall SOS Consulting, LLC

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Susan O. Schall is President of SOS Consulting, LLC. Susan has over 20 years experience delivering improved performance using engineering, statistical and business process improvement methodologies, including Lean Six Sigma, team-based problem-solving, and strategic planning. Clients include higher education institutions and non-profits as well as organizations in the chemical, food, automotive,industrial supply and printing industries.

Prior to consulting, Susan held a variety of process improvement and leadership roles at GE Lighting, RR Donnelley, DuPont, and Eastman Kodak.

Susan is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) and the American Society for Quality (ASQ). She represented IISE on the ABET Board of Directors and Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) and served as the ABET Adjunct Training Director 2008-2011. Susan serves on the Editorial Board for ASQ’s Six Sigma Forum and Quality Engineering magazines, the ASQ Statistics Division Ellis R. Ott Scholarship Board and serves as Chair of the ASQ Freund-Marquardt Medal Committee. She was a member of the 2006 & 2008 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners.

Susan received a B.S. in Mathematics from the State University of New York, College at Fredonia, and B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University. She is an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

Susan has been a member of ASEE since graduate school.

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This presentation will show how the ABET Engineering Criteria form a Quality Management System and the tools of the industrial engineering/ engineering management profession can be used for developing, deploying and documenting the quality management system , including voice of the customer, flowcharts, matrices, measurement systems, and Hoshin-Kanri.

Schall, S. O. (2017, June), Engineeering the Accreditation Process Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. 10.18260/1-2--28246

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