Lean Practitioner Certification Events

Lean Manufacturing Simulation

October 7th 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

For many, the first step in creating a culture of continuous improvement and developing an army of problem solvers is to help all employees identify opportunities for improvement. Participants gain knowledge and the tools required in order to help a critical mass of employees learn how to define value and identify and eliminate waste. After completing the workshop, participants will have experienced the difference between traditional and Lean manufacturing and its components.

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Intro to A3 Problem Solving

October 21st 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

As a Lean tool, A3 reporting addresses the root causes of problems that arise every day at work.  When used properly, the A3 process dramatically increases the probability of success. Leading companies, such as Toyota, to use the A3 report to train engineers, supervisors and managers in a proven and structured problem-solving approach. Participants are asked to bring (optional):

The following will be used for personal reflection, and will only be shared if you deem it appropriate.

  • A copy of any A3 template used at their organizations
  • Examples of any past A3s they have completed
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Standard Work

November 4th 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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Visual Management & 5S Improvements

November 18th 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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Process Mapping

December 2nd 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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Measuring the Right Things.

December 14th 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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Mistake Proofing.

December 16th 2021 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

People don’t want to make mistakes, but all workers make them. Learn how simple Poke-Yoke fool proofing may remove the possibilities for error.  Production devices or design for assembly criteria can eliminate mistakes before they happen. Achieve the reliable, continuous flow of Lean manufacturing.

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