Expert on Business Quality Programs at Main Campus Saturday

June 11, 2009

Expert on Business Quality Programs at Main Campus SaturdayThe public is invited to hear one of Florida’s experts on leading quality-enhancement programs at small businesses, local government offices, and non-profit organizations at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 13, in Selby Auditorium at the main campus.

Pat Sciarappa, the organizational development director of the Florida Sterling Council, will speak as part on the Master of Business Administration program’s ongoing Lunch-and-Learn series. The Lunch-and-Learn program brings business experts to campus from time to time to to share their insights with Saint Leo students earning their MBA degrees by attending Saturday classes. Community residents are welcome. A light lunch will be served at the event.

During Saturday’s presentation, Ms. Sciarappa will draw from her experience at the Florida Sterling Council (www.floridasterling.com), which assists organizations in applying proven standards of excellence to enhance their own operations and improve overall results and customer satisfaction. The Council has created the Sterling Management Model, based on the National Malcolm Baldridge Criteria for Performance Excellence. Each year, the council
presents Florida organizations that demonstrate the successful use of quality-assurance and strategic planning measures the Governor’s Sterling Award.

Saturday’s presentation is expected to last from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, please contact Arri Stone at (352) 588-7371 or at arri.stone@saintleo.edu.