The Deming Management Method | An Intensive 8-Hour Conversation | April 2019


TO REGISTER: Email Frans Leijse at or call +31 621 286838

Join Us in Amsterdam!

“It would be better if everyone would work together as a system, with the aim for everybody to win.”

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This interactive workshop aims to reveal blind spots to teamwork and presents fundamental concepts and strategies from the Deming Management Method. in a new (“We”) direction, embedded with the vibrant benefits of a collaborative environment. These strategies will shift organizations in a new (“We”) direction, embedded with the vibrant benefits of a collaborative environment. This powerful new framework enables leaders to better manage their resources; including time, money, knowledge, equipment, and people.

Session Description

This 8-hour immersion program, presented in one day, is for leaders at all levels of management. The focus is on the foundations of teamwork and the connecting power and financial potential this provides to all organizations. As Dr. Deming believed, working together is fundamental to solving and preventing problems, while providing us the ability to “do more with less.”


Registration can be accomplished by contacting the organizer, Frans Leijse. Email or call +31 621 286838.


April 25, 2019, 8:00 am – 17:00 pm Central European Time

Note: Attendees are advised not to join later than the indicated start time. The program begins with a Meet & Greet so folks can mingle upon arrival and become acquainted with one another.


What’s the cancellation policy?

We require 10 business days’ notice to cancel and receive a full refund. If the cancellation occurs within 10 business days of the event date and time, the registration fee will not be refunded.

What’s the dress code?

The dress code ranges from business casual to casual. We want everyone to be comfortable.

What’s the meal plan?

Lunch is included, drinks/coffee/water will be provided throughout the day.



Bill Bellows, Ph.D.
President, InThinking Services, Inc.

Bill Bellows is 35+ year specialist in the fields of Quality and Engineering Management. In addition to his role as Adjunct Professor for California State University, Northridge and Southern Utah University, he serves as President of InThinking Services, partnering with clients to facilitate both the understanding and application of the Deming Philosophy and integrating this philosophy within a greater framework of “better thinking about thinking,” a concept known as “InThinking.”

Bill’s career includes 26 years of employment with Rocketdyne, the world’s premier liquid rocket engine company, providing leadership for “InThinking.” In addition to extensive application experience in the continual improvement of Rocketdyne’s products, processes, and services, these efforts included the design of a highly integrated curriculum of 200+ hours of learning events, known as “An InThinking Roadmap.”

Upon retiring Rocketdyne in 2016, Bill joined the The W. Edwards Deming Institute® for 2.5-years as Deputy Director to share his lessons learned within a worldwide Deming community. Today, as a member of The Deming Institute’s Advisory Council, he continues to tirelessly coach, mentor, facilitate, and advocate for the Institute’s aim.

Audiences for Bill’s presentations and seminars include after-school programs in elementary schools, graduate students at Northwestern University, as well as corporate, university, and public classes across the United Kingdom. Bill earned his BS, MS, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. In addition to his employment by Rocketdyne, Bill worked as a heat transfer engineer in the gas turbine industry for Textron Lycoming in Stratford, Connecticut. In this role, he gained experience as an in-house problem-solving consultant, facilitator, and instructor, working in critical Engineering-Manufacturing Task Forces.

Away from work, Bill serves as chairman of the Deming Medal Committee for the American Society of Quality. He was also the founding president of the In2:InThinking Network, a position he held from 2001 through 2016.   He lives in Santa Clarita, California, with his wife, Monica.

At A Glance
Thursday, April 25, 2019
van der Valk Hotel Amsterdam
Joan Muyskenweg 20
1096 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
What's Included

Lunch and beverages

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