Oscar Rodriguez Gonzalez is an entrepreneur and consultant who manages Rodriguez-Gonzalez Services. His current credentials include Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Agrologist, Certified Food Scientist, Certified Sustainability Professional. He also obtained a PhD in Food Science (University of Guelph) and MSc in Biological and Agricultural Engineering (Texas A&M University) where his work with colleagues resulted in 10 scientific publications.
His areas of consulting include Food Safety Auditing, Continual Improvement, Energy Efficiency, and Sustainability Management applied to the Food and Beverages sector. His recent projects include: conducting a series of presentations at Process Expo 2013, winning a problem solving challenge with a team at IdeaConnection, performing Food Safety Audits by contract, assisting in the acquisition of SQF certification and a series of studies in the usage of Energy and Sustainability metrics in the Food and Beverage sector.
Meeting regulatory specifications is the minimum that a business needs to get done to operate in a market without falling in the risk of non-compliance. This type of requirements are analog to those required by the customers, and the Continual Improvement tools used for quality control are interchangeable. The idea of this webinar is to provide a visualization of regulatory requirements from a Continual Improvement angle. Ideas and examples of how Continual Improvement tools can be utilized to facilitate the management of regulatory issues will be provided.Speaker: Rodriguez Gonzalez | View Anytime | Duration: 60 Minutes | Price: $149.00 | View Details
Adhering to rules is essential to protect your business against compliance risks. For a business whose reason of being in the market is to generate profit for its shareholders this may represent a loss in earnings and lead to deceptive practices that are considered fraud. The objective of this webinar is to analyze basic concepts around the issue of compliance using a business perspective, explore alternatives to minimize the costs of compliance and to provide some examples on how these ideas are applied in the food and beverage sector.Speaker: Rodriguez Gonzalez | View Anytime | Price: $149.00 | View Details
Managing without measuring is like navigating without destination. Performance indicators are utilized by managers to track and evaluate progress towards their goals. Indicators of compliance with regulations can be easily integrated into management systems and assist with self-assessment. The goal of this webinar is to review the use of metrics to manage compliance issues and prevent conflicts before they occur. Fundamental concepts, ideas and examples will be reviewed.Speaker: Rodriguez Gonzalez | View Anytime | Price: $149.00 | View Details
This webinar was created to review the basics of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) plans and propose ideas for business uses of this tool. Product design and profiling are a few of the areas where this tool can be applied. Because these and other applications can have economic impact in the business the idea of this webinar was to review how we can facilitate the analysis and decision making of individual situations with this tool.Speaker: Rodriguez Gonzalez | View Anytime | Duration: 60 Minutes | Price: $149.00 | View Details