March 1, 2022 | Mark Paradies

2022 Special Pre-Summit Courses

Which Course is Best for You?
Virtual Only, In Person Only, or Hybrid?
Knoxville, TN – May 2-3

Excellent Courses to Choose From

With nine excellent courses before the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit, you might be wondering which one you should attend. Decide now! See a brief summary of each course below and click on the link in the course description if you want more details.

Don’t wait to register. There are a limited number of seats in each course. Don’t miss your first choice!

Also, when you register for the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and a Pre-Summit Course, you will SAVE $200 OFF the course fee. So, please consider registering for both to SAVE.

TapRooT® Executive Leadership Course (New Course)

What does senior leadership need to know about root cause analysis and how should they use root cause analysis to achieve world-class performance? That is the topic of this course.

Get your senior executives to attend the TapRooT® Executive Leadership Course and the Executive Leadership Track at the Global TapRooT® Summit and they will learn even more and network with executives from many industries.

In addition, we cover Admiral Rickover’s facing the facts/conservative decision-making for senior executives.

You should attend this course in person but there is also a virtual option (we call that a hybrid course).

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and SAVE $200 off the course fee (attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320).

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

Audits & Proactive Improvement Using TapRooT® Course (New Course)

The Audits & Proactive Improvement Using TapRooT® Course is focused on using the TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis System proactively to improve performance and stop incidents BEFORE they happen. It will be taught by Marcus Miller (above right) and Nancy Hitchens – both experienced TapRooT® Instructors.

Learn to:

  • Design and perform audits using the TapRooT® System
  • Design your proactive improvement program to effectively prevent problems
  • Analyze independent audit findings using TapRooT® RCA
  • Target your audits to the areas with the most risk or potential ROI

There are no prerequisites for this course.

You should attend this course in person but there is also a virtual option.

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and SAVE $200 off the course fee (attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320).

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

2-Day TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Course

The 2-Day TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Course is for those who want to learn the essential TapRooT® Techniques to investigate precursor incidents. The course is also great for Certified TapRooT® Instructors who want to see the latest course revisions.

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and SAVE $200 off the course fee (attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320).

This course is only being provided in person (no virtual option).

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

2-Day Risk Management Best Practices & Opportunity Based Thinking Training

Learn from the world’s expert in risk and opportunity-based thinking, Australian Jim Whiting, in the 2-Day Risk Management Best Practices & Opportunity Based Thinking Training.

If you want to:

  • Improve your HSEQ risk domains
  • Improve your risk assessment consistency, reliability, and accuracy
  • Learn about the latest versions of ISO 31000 / ISO 45001 / ANSI Z10 / ISO 14001 / ISO 9001 / ANSI Z590.3 and use them for risk-informed decision making

Jim Whiting says,

If you are interested in advancing the quality of your risk assessments in ALL risk domains, but particularly HSEQ, then attend and profit from this course.

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and SAVE $200 off the course fee (attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320).

Due to the uncertainty of Australian travel restrictions, this course will be held in a virtual format (no in-person option).

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

2-Day Effective Interviewing & Evidence Collection Training

Do you want to sharpen your evidence collection and interviewing skills? Then the 2-Day Effective Interviewing & Evidence Collection Training designed and taught by Barb Carr is for you.

We all know that an investigation can’t be better than the information you collect and that’s why this course is so important for TapRooT® Users.

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and SAVE $200 off the course fee (attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320).

This course will be held in person with a virtual option.

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE.

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

2-Day Best Practices in Mistake Proofing & Corrective Actions Writing Training

Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer for Great Systems!, experienced TapRooT® Instructor, and member of the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Award Judge’s Panel can help you learn how to mistake-proof performance and write more effective corrective actions in the 2-Day Best Practices in Mistake Proofing & Corrective Actions Writing Training

Kevin teaching an in-person class.

Who should attend this course? Those interested in creating more effective corrective actions by applying mistake-proofing and other proven techniques that Kevin will share and help you learn to apply. So, if you want to prevent your fixes from failing, this course is for you.

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and SAVE $200 off the course fee (attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320).

This course will be held in person with a virtual option.

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE.

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

2-Day Equifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis Training

Ken Reed (pictured teaching above) will be the Senior Instructor for this course.

The 2-Day Equifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis Training is for those who need to improve troubleshooting of process equipment and then find and fix the root causes of equipment failures.

Heinz Bloch
Heinz Block – Equipment Reliability Expert

The course features world-renowned equipment expert Heinz Bloch’s equipment troubleshooting tools. You will learn to use these to find the direct causes of common equipment failures and then learn to use the world-famous TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Techniques to dig deeper to find the failure’s root causes.

In addition, you will learn to use the troubleshooting techniques to proactively improve equipment performance and develop equipment troubleshooting procedures.

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and you SAVE $200 off the course fee. Attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320.

This course is only being provided in person.

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE.

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

2-Day Stopping Human Error Course

Do you need to:

  • Stop human error
  • Understand the reasons for human error
  • Develop a human performance improvement program
  • Improve your human performance improvement program

Then this course is for you.

Mark Paradies, human factors expert and Board Certified Ergonomist (certificate #85), Alex Paradies, experienced TapRooT® Instructor and Lean Transformation Leader, and Joel Haight, Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, will be teaching this in person only Stopping Human Error Course.

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and you SAVE $200 off the course fee. Attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320.

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE.

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

2-Day TapRooT® Software Course

To get the most from your TapRooT® VI Software you need to learn how to:

  • Create your own custom tabs, fields, and pick lists.
  • Design and build your own reports.
  • Select and configure global preferences for your company, including language options.
  • Select SnapCharT® preferences for yourself.
  • Use optional investigation techniques.
  • Learn the latest improvement to the TapRooT® Software.

Because the TapRooT® Software has a major update at least every year and 2-Day TapRooT® Software Course brings you the latest information about the newest software revision. That makes this course new every year!

Angie Comer

Angie Comer, Software Project Manager, and Dan Verlinde, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, will teach an in-depth look at the TapRooT® VI Software. So if you are a TapRooT® Software Administrator or you want to be a power TapRooT® User, this is the course for you.

Dan talks about the course in the video below…

Don’t get just 10-20% of your software investment. Learn the full power of your TapRooT® Software!

This course is ONLY $1425. Register for both the course and the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit and SAVE $200 off the course fee (attend both the Summit and the Course for ONLY $2320).

This course will be held in person with a virtual option.

Register for the course only by CLICKING HERE.

Register for the course and the Summit by CLICKING HERE.

Emily and Mark Discuss Why You Should Attend the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit

In addition to SAVING $200 when you register for a pre-Summit Course and the Summit, Mark and Emily discuss four excellent reasons that you should attend the 2022 Global TapRooT® Summit on May 4-6 in Knoxville, TN, in the video below…

Summit Discounts

Do you want MORE Summit discounts? Then bring your whole improvement team to the pre-Summit Course of their choice and the Summit. You could SAVE up to $600 per person. See the discounts in the table below…

Questions???

If you have any questions, call us at 865-539-2139 or see more information about the courses at THIS LINK or the Summit at THIS LINK.

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Courses & Training, Equipment Reliability / Equifactor®, Human Performance, Interviewing & Evidence Collection, Root Cause Analysis, Safety, Summit
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