Establishing Appropriate Quality Metrics and Key Performance Indicators

01:00 PM ET | 10:00 AM PT | 12:00 PM CT Duration 90 Minutes

Webinar Includes : All the training handouts , certificate ,Q/A and 90 mins Live Webinar

"Kelly Thomas has over two decades of cGMP hands-on industry experience in both pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing operations"

Importance of establishing metrics, how to distinguish Key Performance Indicators

Description

This course will discuss the importance of establishing metrics, how to distinguish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), as well as, how to utilize those metrics to drive Quality Culture.

Metrics for numerous departmental functional areas will be discussed; including the associated mathematical equations. Additional, dashboards will be reviewed to give several options for how to display metric tracking to the organization and senior management. 

This course will also discuss the latest draft guidance from the FDA in regards to Quality Metrics.

Why should you Attend

Establishing appropriate Quality Assurance metrics is important for several reasons. Metrics not only measure the health of your quality system, they have the ability to change behavior, drive quality culture and improve both individual and company performance. 

This course will discuss the importance of establishing metrics, how to distinguish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), as well as, how to utilize those metrics to drive Quality Culture. 

Attendees will have a complete understanding on how to calculate performance metrics; as well as, how to visually display those results to ensure those results are driving performance.

Areas Covered

•        Establishing Appropriate Quality Metrics
            •       Understand why metrics are important to both individuals and management
            •       Understand the difference between Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics
            •       Review common Quality metrics and the associated mathematical equations
            •       Discuss the use of dashboards
            •       Discuss common errors associated with establishing metrics
•        Driving Quality Culture through appropriate Quality Metrics
            •       Understand that what gets measured will directly impact employee behaviors
            •       Discuss how to ensure Quality metrics will result in the behaviors you want
            •       Discuss how to utilize Quality metrics to improve both individual and company performance
•        Discuss the 2016 Draft Guidance from the FDA on Quality Metrics
            •       Review the contents of the FDA guidance on Quality Metrics

Who will Benefit

Operations employees that participate in Manufacturing, Engineering, Validation, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs as part of their job function – includes employees in the following departments:

•        Production
•        Engineering & Validation
•        Facilities / Maintenance
•        Quality Assurance
•        Regulatory Affairs

Industries who can attend

This 90 minute online course is intended for professionals in the Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Industry. Although not presently stated in the draft , the same guide could be used by FDA Regulated Industries personnel.


Speaker Profile

Kelly Thomas

Ms. Thomas has over two decades of cGMP hands-on industry experience in both pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing operations.  Her experience covers all Quality Systems; as well as, all areas of validation; including, process/product validation, facilities validation, CSV and 21 CFR Part 11, test method validation, equipment/automated processes and cleaning validation.  
Utilizing strategic thinking, risk based approaches, and Lean principles, she has demonstrated success in steering and managing complex projects within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

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