Syllabus

Course Description – The LIMS Manager course is designed to help you get the most out of your LIMS. Learn how to configure your BLISS LIMS to meet your lab’s needs using VortalBLISS. Increase the quality in your lab though proven quality principles presented by Bob Smith.

Course Structure – This course provides fundamental understanding of BLISS Administration with presentations and practice using VortalBLISS. We will utilize VMWare technology to simulate a server-client environment. Each student is assigned a laptop that hosts a virtual machine (vm) representing the Database and BLISS Servers. Thick-client BLISS is included on student vm’s for comparison. Students are given a thumb-drive containing course materials, video demonstrations, and manuals. Certificates of Completion are given at the end of the course.

Course Content and Tentative Schedule –

Monday  

  • Session 1:
    • Introductions
    • Course Structure
    • Organizational Strategy of BLISS
    • WinBLISS, VortalBLISS and the Oracle Database
  • Session 2:
    • Sample Management – Sample Login Pro, Web Individual Data Entry
    • Searching – Dashboard, Scoreboard
  • Session 3:
    • Searching – AdHoc Query, VortalQuery
  • Session 4:
    • Review, One on One’s, and Practice.

Tuesday

  • Session 1:
    • Configuration – Modify
  • Session 2:
    • Configuration – Profile Manager +, Specifications
  • Session 3:
    • Configuration – Management of Change
  • Session 4:
    • Review, One on One’s and Practice

Wednesday

  • Session 1:
    • Bob Smith – Quality
      • Vision, Mission, Goals
      • Quality Defined
      • Process and Systems
      • Data and Statistics
      • Control Strategies
      • Problem Solving Methods
      • Leadership
      • Quality Improvement
  • Session 2:
    • SQC Pro – Chart Options, Capability Options, Display Options, Managing Outliers, and SQC Kiosk
  • Session 3:
    • Automation – WinBLISS Scheduler, Scheduler Pro, Labels
  • Session 4:
    • Review, One on One’s, and Practice

Thursday

  • Session 1:
    • Automation – COA Templates, Report Distribution, VortalCOA
  • Session 2:
    • Automation – Calculations
  • Session 3:
    • VortalDESK, Videos, and Documents
    • Last Questions
  • Session 4:
    • Wrap Up – Course Review, Class Evaluations, Certificates of Completion

Materials and Supplies – Baytek International will provide all instructional materials and supplies.