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June 2019

Kaizen Event

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source – Mckenzie East Room , 110 International way 
Springfield, OR 97477 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.

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July 2019

Principles of Lean

July 11 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source – Mckenzie East Room , 110 International way 
Springfield, OR 97477 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 15 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source – Mckenzie East Room , 110 International way 
Springfield, OR 97477 United States

Advanced: Lean Culture "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 Prerequisite:None.

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August 2019

5S & Visual Management

August 15 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source – Mckenzie East Room , 110 International way 
Springfield, OR 97477 United States

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, Focusing the workgroup on: Urgent and important problems Goals and Objectives Continuous Improvement Providing…

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Lean Café

August 22 @ 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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September 2019

Process Mapping

September 9 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source – Mckenzie East Room , 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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Catch Ball

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source – Mckenzie East Room , 110 International way 
Springfield, OR 97477 United States

Catch Ball Advanced Training: Catch Ball is using the Lean Strategic Planning tool (Hoshin Kanri) on a smaller level.  Hoshin Kanri applies Lean principles and practices for Strategic Planning or Policy Deployment.  Hoshin Kanri expanding Lean beyond Manufacturing and Service Operations; and puts Lean into Design, Procurement, Finance and Sales and Marketing. This workshop will touch upon: Introduction to Hoshin Kanri Foundation of Hoshin The Hoshin Kanri Process Tools of Hoshin Management Role Case Examples and Hands on Exercises Prerequisite:None.

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October 2019

Quick & Easy Kaizen

October 14 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source – Mckenzie East Room , 110 International way 
Springfield, OR 97477 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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Lean Café

October 24 @ 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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November 2019

Leader Standard Work and Coaching Kata

November 14 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Pacific Source – Mckenzie East Room , 110 International way 
Springfield, OR 97477 United States

Leader Standard Work/Toyota Kata This Toyota Kata workshop will touch upon: Rewiring our brains for continuous improvement Improvement Kata Undertand the direction Grasp the current condition Establish the next target condition PDCA toward the target condition Coaching Kata The Five Questions Prerequisite: None, although this workshop is targeted towards individuals whose responsibilities include leading change.

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