Dr. Robert B. Pojasek has been appointed as the Chairman of VCARE’s Education and Research Executive Board (EREB)
Toronto, Canada – On April 23, 2021 VCARE Academy announced that Dr. Robert B. Pojasek, as the Chairman of VCARE’s Education and Research Executive Board (EREB) effective April 23, 2021. Dr. Pojasek will be inaugurated during the fall 2021 EREB Board of Directors Meeting. Dr. Pojasek is Ph.D from University of Massachusetts, Amherst in Chemistry. He is the author of “Organizational Risk Management and Sustainability: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide” that is used as a text in the on-line, action learning organizational sustainability course at Harvard University. He has taught that course for the past 18 years and was recognized with the receipt of the “Petra T. Shattuck Excellence in Teaching Award. He taught process improvement and resource productivity at Tufts University and the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Pojasek is best known for his use of the international “high-level structure” that is used to integrate international standards for use at the corporation, its operating facilities, and the suppliers to operate a risk management and sustainability system. Having worked for one of the largest ISO standards advisory and certification, SAI Global (Sydney), he became certified in competency-based training to work with corporations, their large customers, the operating facilities and the suppliers to manage the ‘effect of uncertainty’ in their risk management program. He recently wrote on his experience with formal risk management programs ina book, entitled, “How New Risk Management Helps Leaders Master Uncertainty.” Dr. Pojasek used the high-level structure to improve the gate-to-gate process effectiveness and resource efficiency across supply chains in up to 30 countries.
Dr. Pojasek has had a long career in the areas of ethical training and implementation of management system standards (used more than 40 international standards) to create effective processes, efficient operations, and efficacious strategy. He used value stream diagrams to help key people to manage change and to create leading indicators to foster manufacturing excellence. His process improvement methods were presented in his book, “Making the Business Case for EHS” and won an APEX Award for the best “how-to” book in 2005..
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