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March 2020

Process Mapping

March 5 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Pacific Source, 110 International Way
Springfield, OR 97477 United States

Value Stream Mapping. All products, whether they be tangible goods - or services- or information, have Inputs, a Transformational Process, and Outputs.  Along the Transformational Process are “value added” and “non-value” added activities.  The value stream consists of all the activities required to generate a product or service from start to finish. In this workshop we will learn to map the value stream and use the tool to create improvements, reduce inefficiencies, and reduce the cost of the value stream. …

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Lean Café

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ninkasi, 155 Blair Blvd. 3rd Floor Training Room
Eugene, 97402 United States

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 dive deeper into the EV-HPEC training topics. This Lean Cafe will discuss: Change Management Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Leader Standard Work Lean Projects for Certificate Facilitated round table discussions on the three training topics and Lean Projects will be provided for your participation.   And, you’ll have the opportunity to rotate among the round…

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Training Within Industry & Standard Work

March 26 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source, 110 International Way
Springfield, OR 97477 United States

Training Within Industry & Standard Work  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…

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April 2020

Quick & Easy Kaizen

April 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue 252, 252 Lawrence St.
Eugene, OR 97401 United States

Quick & Easy Kaizen 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 competiveness in the global marketplace. It…

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Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

April 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue 252, 252 Lawrence St.
Eugene, OR 97401 United States

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking Problem Solving and Critical Thinking 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…

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May 2020

High Performing Teams & Project Management

May 14 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue 252, 252 Lawrence St.
Eugene, OR 97401 United States

High performing teams depend on healthy cultural norms and project management practices to achieve collective outcomes. This workshop is an opportunity to review and discuss introductory materials about high performance strategies and project management fundamentals for teams, regardless of your industry or department of concern.  Please join us and share your perspectives and experience! This workshop will touch upon: Material from “Five Dysfunctions of a Team”, including improvement strategies Importance of Trust, Accountability and Collective Outcomes for teams “Waterfall” Project…

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Lean Café

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pacific Source, 110 International Way
Springfield, OR 97477 United States

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 dive deeper into the EV-HPEC training topics. This Lean Cafe will discuss: Change Management Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Leader Standard Work Lean Projects for Certificate Facilitated round table discussions on the three training topics and Lean Projects will be provided for your participation.   And, you’ll have the opportunity to rotate among the round…

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June 2020

Kaizen Event

June 4 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue 252, 252 Lawrence St.
Eugene, OR 97401 United States

Kaizen Events 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. Register Here!

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July 2020

Principles of Lean

July 9 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue 252, 252 Lawrence St.
Eugene, OR 97401 United States

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

July 13 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue 252, 252 Lawrence St.
Eugene, OR 97401 United States

“What you do” 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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