March - Joint SME & ASQ Meeting

Joint SME & ASQ Meeting

Topic: Strategic Planning

Presentation By: Angela Johanningmeier

Angela Johanningmeier will share some insights on the Strategic Planning process and tools used by John Deere. This will provide you with a better understanding of the 3-5 year Strategic Planning process and different tools available to develop a strong strategic plan to manage risk and successfully plan to achieve your growth ambitions. John Deere uses a quality production system to ensure all processes are aligned and followed throughout their organization. They measure their performance and continuously identify and implement opportunities to improve their business.

Angela is the Strategic Planning Manager for the John Deere Large Tractor Product Line, which includes factories in Waterloo, Brazil and China. She has worked for John Deere the past 15 years in a variety of positions including Supply Management, Marketing, Territory Management, Training Development and Strategic Planning. Angela is actively involved in the Community through United Way, Women’s Philanthropy Connection (WPC) and she recently volunteered her time to support and develop a Strategic Plan for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank.

Date – Thursday, March 20, 2014

Tour Location – Elks Club Main Ballroom 407 E Park Ave, Waterloo, IA

Dinner Location – Elks Club Main Ballroom 407 E Park Ave, Waterloo, IA


5:30 - 6:00 Check in and social time

6:00 - 6:45 Meal (choice of Chicken Broccoli Fettuccini or Grilled Iowa Chop)

6:45 - 7:00 Section Business

7:00 - 8:00 Angie's presentation on strategic planning

Click on the below link or paste it into a web browser for directions to the meeting and dinner locations:,Waterloo,+IA&cid=8844260145751081559&t=h&z=16&iwloc=A

Dinner Costs

Members – $20

Retirees – $10

Students – $10

Non-Members – $25

(Attending only the presentation is free.)

Meal Options

Choice between:

- Chicken Broccoli Fettuccini

- Grilled Iowa Chop

Please select meal when registering for the meeting

We encourage Spouses, Friends, and Significant Others to attend.

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