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IDQ Webinars: with Christian Walenta, president of IAIDQ

Christian Walenta 
Christian Walenta

Free Webinar:

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The Information Quality Certified Professional - What's in it for you?


IAIDQ is bringing the Information Quality Certified Professional IQCPSM  program and credential to you – a certification developed  for IDQ professionals from IDQ professionals. Christian will provide an overview of the IQCP certification, explain the benefits for professionals like you and end with an open Question and Answer session.

Webinar times:

Our three sessions were timed to ensure that most countries could attend a webinar during working hours (pale blue):

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
Friday 2011-02-11
in North America
Monday 2011-02-14
in Europe, Africa and Latin America
Thursday 2011-02-17
in Asia-Pacific,
Wednesday 2011-02-16
in Eastern Pacific

Session 1 Recording:

Session 2 Recording:


About the Author

Christian Walenta
Christian Walenta IQCP served as the President on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Information and Data Quality (IAIDQ) from 2008 to 2013 and is currently Advisor and Past President. He has held a variety of professional and management positions with IBM in Germany, UK and the USA prior to his current position with Lenovo. His professional experience of more than 20 years includes information management, data governance, management of supply chain systems, business development and project management. Christian is a recognized leader in Information Management (IM) at Lenovo and currently works in Lenovo's Product Information organization. Prior to it, he led IBM's Information Management Office, responsible for providing information management strategy, IM programs and Data Governance enterprise wide. He implemented Information Quality programs for IBM's Supply Chain and has extensive practical experience in all aspects of Information Management, including setting overall IM strategies, implementing data stewardship and governance programs for complex organizations and driving Information Management as continuous culture change.

Christian achieved varies professional certifications, including the IAIDQ Information Quality Certified Professional (IQCP), the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), and the IBM Executive Project Manager. He holds a Master degree in Computer Science and Business Administration, as well as an MBA in International and Strategic Management.

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Dr Tony O'Brien, is a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Business School as Sheffield Hallam University focussing upon Finance, Accounting and Business Systems. He previously worked for over forty years as an accountant engaged in business finance, general management, IT and the management and implementation of Information Systems. He has worked for a number of large organisations including Shell, British Gypsum, British Oxygen, Great Universal Stores and Remploy. He is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and holds a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Nottingham Business School and an MBA from Leeds Business School.

From 2008 to 2011 Tony was the Moderator of the IAIDQ IQ International Webinars

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