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July 2021

Principles of Lean (Online Class)

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

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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August 2021

5S & Visual Management (Online Class)

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

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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September 2021

Process Mapping (Online Class)

September 9 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

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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October 2021

Quick & Easy Kaizen (Online Class)

October 14 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

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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