Advanced Manufacturing (Lean) Practitioner I Certificate

Download PDF May 8, 15, 22, June 5, 12, 2017 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
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Fort Wayne, IN 46805
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST 1475.00 Wednesday, May 3 Register

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Learn why Lean makes work rewarding and at the same time profitable and enduring. Upon successful completion, each attendee receives a Purdue University Advanced Manufacturing Lean Practitioner I Certificate. This certificate is based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) prescribed tools and training methods, a widely accepted national standard in workforce development, and is offered in Indiana only through Purdue University.

To earn your Advanced Manufacturing (Lean) Practitioner I certificate, please register for the series at $1,475 which includes all 5 workshop dates. 

You may also register for the individual workshop dates at $295 per day.  Contact if you are interested in registering for individual workshop dates.

Areas of focus include:

Day 1: Principles of Lean Manufacturing 101 (8 hours)
An all-day, high energy, fast-paced presentation, in tandem with hands-on simulation activities so participants learn what advanced manufacturing is all about; identify the eight wastes in manufacturing and ways to reduce them.

Day 2: 5S System – The Visual Workplace (8 hours)
Experience how the 5S System reduces waste in a simulated production facility. Participants learn the concepts of the 5S System and then apply them to transform a cluttered, disorganized production area into a clean, organized and orderly workplace. 
Day 3: Principles of Value Stream Mapping (VSM) (8 hours)

Learn how to create a value map of your current- and future-state processes. Understand the total flow of the value stream, see the sources of waste, determine common language about the process, show linkage of information and process, develop an improvement plan, and prioritize activities. 
Day 4: Quick Changeover/Set-up Reduction (8 hours)
Learn the fundamentals of set-up reduction in applying quick-change thinking to any type of setup or industry. Focus on attaining quick changeover through the systematic elimination of the internal components while streamlining the final procedure. 
Day 5: Total Productive Maintenance (8 hours)
Gain knowledge of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and how it relates to capacity. Apply TPM principles and techniques to equipment in a hands-on simulation and experience how applying TPM can achieve dramatic improvements in uptime and increased capacity.

Credits: Workshop qualifies for 4.0 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 40 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.


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