Online training— Online sessions meet Tuesday and Thursday at 7 – 8 p.m. Eastern Time
Joseph Berk has 30 years of training, management and consulting experience in high-technology, engineering and manufacturing organizations. Mr. Berk focuses on helping organizations improve their engineering, manufacturing and process capabilities, with a special emphasis on identifying and eliminating the causes of delinquent deliveries, product failures, excessive cost and inefficient practices. Mr. Berk has helped electronics, electro-optical, aerospace, automotive, biomedical, marine, ordnance, consumer goods, water treatment, metal fabrication and government organizations. He has held senior management positions in engineering and operations. Mr. Berk’s experience adds a “real-world” dimension to his training and consulting engagements that his clients and students appreciate.
Mr. Berk is the author of several books on systems management and continuous improvement, as well as articles appearing in PC World, Manage, National Defense, Contract Management, Test Engineering, Inland Business, and other publications. He authored the book used for this course.
Mr. Berk is an expert witness on process optimization, manufacturing management, product assurance, statistics, cost estimation and failure analysis before the U.S. Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.