Lean Practitioner Certification Events

Lean Manufacturing Simulation

March 31st 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm Location to be announced

Attendees participate in an interactive business simulation game that demonstrates, in a practical manner, the application of lean principles.  They will be split into competing companies and will work on a simulated manufacturing floor, building product during four business cycles. Between each business cycle the competing company teams will have the opportunity to utilize the tools they learned in the workshop.

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Visual Management & 5S Improvements

April 14th 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Customers, employees and suppliers can tell a well-run plant and office without a narrated tour. The visual clues are everywhere. This is a straight-forward approach that impacts your customer and employee image, productivity and sales.

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Standard Work

April 22nd 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

“Without Standard Work, there can be no improvement.” This statement is a central truth of the Toyota Production System. Standard work defines the current best work process. It is the baseline for continuous improvement and is a tool used in auditing processes. Therefore, conformance to standard work contributes to the results you need to stay competitive, but is something we really don’t want to do. Until you can apply repeatable standard work successfully, improvements will yield less than their full potential and backsliding will be prevalent.

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April 8th, 2021
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Value Stream Mapping

April 28th 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Value Stream Mapping is one of the most important tools for lean manufacturing. It lays out a visual picture of the vision you and your employees have created for your more productive future. It identifies individual process steps where waste can be removed. This hands-on workshop will provide you with the information and experience that is necessary to start implementing value stream mapping on the shop floor and in the office. Participants will learn to apply lean manufacturing techniques to remap the future state of their processes.

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Process Mapping

May 4th 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Mapping demonstrates how Lean thinking can reduce process timelines and improve quality and delivery to schedule. In this session, you will map out real processes and learn about pre and post mapping tools to add to your personal toolbox. Did you know 70% of process improvements are not sustained?  We tend to focus on the process side and forget about the people side of change. You will learn a simple 3-step process for change management and leave with an entire cache of tools to assist you through successful process improvement deployment and sustainment.

 

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April 20th, 2021
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Kaizen Rapid Improvement

May 12th 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

This workshop will provide the education and experience that is necessary for you to deploy rapid improvement teams at work. You will learn to measure what is important, gather the necessary resources, decide who does what, and set and accomplish a one week schedule for project completion. Most importantly, you will see how to accomplish more in less time than most teams take to agree on what they should be doing.

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Root Cause Analysis

May 18th 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Does the desire to act overpower the need to understand? Understanding the problem, the process, the people and the distinctions between the types of causes are all stepping stones to continuous improvement.  Click Here to view our Covid-19 Preparedness Checklist.

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Measuring the Right Things.

May 20th 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

“You get what you measure” is a truism among managers. Therefore, it is of critical importance that you “measure the right things” to get the performance you desire. In this case, the intended outcome is performance improvement. So, don’t get caught in the trap of using historical accounting measures to measure and motivate current and future performance improvements! Attendees should bring examples from your company of two successful and two not-so-successful measures for discussion that you would comfortable sharing with the group.

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