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March 2021

Lean Café (Online)

March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

The Lean World Café- Learning and Networking Event This will be a great opportunity to connect with like-minded Lean companies and business folks. This lean café will showcase Lean projects complete by EV-HPEC members. You'll have the opportunity to rotate among the round tables. Fees: Free to all attendees. Register here.

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Standard Work

March 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Online

Training Within Industry (TWI) is often called the “Roots of Lean”. It was created by the United States during World War II to address the need to quickly and effectively train thousands of industrial workers to support production for the war effort. The TWI program created practical methods by which any organization could create work standards and effective training practices. In the 70 years since TWI was developed companies have saved hundreds of thousands of dollars using its methods. Far…

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April 2021

Quick & Easy Kaizen (Online Class)

April 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online

Quick & Easy Kaizen - Online Class Kaizen - “Kai” to change “Zen” for the good Kaizen is a Japanese term for continuous improvement based on principles of doing things better and achieving higher standards. It is a process or methodology to do continuous incremental improvements that create more value with less waste. Continuous Improvement can often be done quickly and routinely to improve a workflow and value stream processes. This in turn creates reduced costs, improved performance, and superior competitiveness in…

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Problem Solving/Critical Thinking (Online Class)

April 15 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Online

Improve your decision-making capabilities through critical thinking, structured reasoning, and creative problem analysis. Effective decision makers are those rare individuals who are able to consistently identify and choose the best option among multiple alternatives. Their decisions are imaginative, reasoned, and defensible. In this course, you will be provided with the training and tools necessary to become an inventive, logical decision maker. You'll explore a structured way to approach and dismantle problems, and you'll learn to clarify problems in terms of…

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May 2021

Project Management (Online Class)

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Online

Project Management / High Performing Teams Project management and high performing teams are a critical part of any continuous improvement journey. In this course, we will cover several project planning methods in addition to learning how to estimate project scope and schedule. We’ll also discuss how we manage project resources and engage the most important part of any project: people. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to do the following: Plan and estimate project scope, resources, and…

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Lean Café (Online)

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

The Lean World Café- Learning and Networking Event This will be a great opportunity to connect with like-minded Lean companies and business folks. This lean café will showcase Lean projects complete by EV-HPEC members. You'll have the opportunity to rotate among the round tables. Fees: Free to all attendees. Register here.

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June 2021

Kaizen Event (Online Class)

June 24 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Online

Kaizen Events are rapid improvement projects with a specific aim for improvement. Typically Kaizen Events are a week long and are led by a lean facilitator who uses various process improvement tools to identify the problem and implement solutions. This workshop will touch upon: What is a Kaizen Event? Fundamental Steps for a Kaizen Event Tips and Tricks of successful Kaizen Events Sharing from member companies and Exercises Prerequisite: None, although this workshop is targeted towards individuals who have completed…

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July 2021

Principles of Lean (Online Class)

July 15 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Online

Introduction to Lean Principles A lean facility produces just what is needed, when it is needed with no additional staff, costs or time. Waste is not easy to see, so it’s harder to find! Learn the skills necessary to apply Lean techniques to reduce waste and improve process efficiency. Gain a practical understanding of Lean continuous improvement techniques and how to reduce paperwork, errors, and processing time. In this course participants will learn: How to start the Lean journey An…

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Lean Culture (Online Class)

July 20 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Online

In this course participants will learn: Overview of Corporate Culture Why do Lean Efforts Fail? What is a Lean Culture? Present State and Desired State Resistance to Change Creating the Lean Culture Register Here!

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August 2021

5S & Visual Management (Online Class)

August 10 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Online

5s & Visual Management Visual Management is the use of visual and other sensory communication and control tools in an operation or process to reduce waste. This workshop will provide an introduction to Visual Management and present many of its practical applications such as: Establishing a common communication “language” in a work area, Providing “at a glance” management of work area, Facilitating teamwork, dignity and self-esteem, Providing tools for the elimination of waste, Focusing the workgroup on: Urgent and important…

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