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Setting Up New Taiwan Operations, Challenges and Success
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 17:30
Venue Address: 
St Scholastica, Heritage Room
137 23rd St. S
Sartel , MN 56377
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Program Description: 

Join us as Scottie Holmes, PMP, discusses planning and deployment of an Operations Center in Taiwan, and the logistics to setup new equipment.  There will lots of good “Lessons Learned” about Project Management, which of course includes international communication, travel, operations, upgrades to the R&D center, and establishing a safety program.  There will be ample time for questions and discussion.

Speaker(s) Bios: 

Scottie Holmes, PMP

Born and raised in northern Minnesota, with a family history rich in the mining and logging industries, Scottie learned from his dad how to fix things.  Now, with over 20 years’ experience in program/project management and 15 plus years’ experience in the medical device industry, Scottie builds things from scratch.  He has experience successfully leading domestic and international projects in implantable devices, cardiac and neurological stimulation, surgical tools and equipment, medical facility construction, clean rooms, facility consolidation, IT Systems, Operation Management, and Lean Six Sigma.  Scottie has managed the construction, startup, and optimization of medical facilities in Southeast Asia and Europe. He has also served as Program Manager for international Medical Device Development teams with 5 PM direct reports, owned multiple businesses, served as Sales Engineer, and mentored new and existing staff. Scottie holds a BSE in Industrial Engineering from the U of MN (Duluth), has a Mini Masters in Medical Technology Management, Project Management (PM), and Finance from the U of St. Thomas, holds PMI PMP certification, is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, and an Adjunct Professor at SCSU teaching PM in the Masters of Engineering Management program and at Metro State College teaching PM and Ops Management. 

Special Instructions: 

Time & Agenda 
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm – Check-In, Networking, & Light Dinner
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm – Informative presentation with Questions & Answers
• No Cost – Sponsors & Chapter member supported
• Membership recommended but not required
• RSVP before noon on day of event

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