Meeting/Event Information

The Cost of Quality: Looking Beneath The Surface

March 21, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Indian Hill Country Club
111 Golf Street
Newington, CT 06111

NOTE: To register for this event please email Chip Sandberg and use "APICS March Joint Event" in the subject line to obtain the member rate when registering.  Payments must be made by cash or check at the event.


The Event:

 The Topic:

This event will feature a presentation on the cost of quality.  It will be an overview with examples of how quality costs are incurred either through systemic failure, poor data and metric management or planned failure prevention (Poor versus Good Quality).

 Why You Should Attend:

-You or your organization is looking to enhance their knowledge of quality in the following ways:

Cost of Poor Quality: Internal Failure Costs

Cost of Poor Quality: External Failure Costs

Cost of Good Quality: Prevention Costs

Cost of Good Quality: Appraisal Costs

The Six Sigma Philosophy of Cost of Quality

 -You or your organization is looking to expand their professional network between 3 different continuing education societies.

This event is a joint event between

APICS Hartford County Chapter

Hartford Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants

Hartford Section of the American Society for Quality


5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.: Networking

6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.: Dinner

7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.:  Presentation 

The Speaker:

Roy Laun has more than 30 years of experience at various levels of corporate management and management consulting for manufacturing and engineered products companies. His extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes extends to the press room, screw machines, die cast, injection molding, CNC, turning, milling, grinding & miscellaneous machining, finishing/plating, and various assembly/packaging operations.

Roy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Hartford with a concentration in mechanical engineering, and he has a Master of Science in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also earned an MBA in operations management from the University of Hartford.



$30.00 Members

$35.00 Non-Members

$15.00 Student Members

$5.00 Technical Session Only