Lead Forensics

Principles of Lean Manufacturing and Lean Culture

Download PDF May 8, 2017 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd
Walb Student Union Rm G08
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST 295 Wednesday, May 3 This registration is closed.
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Description

In this workshop, you’ll learn how learn how to transition from a traditional manufacturing approach to that of a lean manufacturing environment. Waste is eliminated, productivity increased, and you gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. Topics discussed include the principles of lean manufacturing and how to apply them, standardized work, visual signals, batch-size reduction, pull systems and more. Experience firsthand how lean improves quality, reduces cycle time, improves delivery performance, reduces WIP and enables the "company" to show a profit.

 

A second topic covered at this workshop is lean culture. An organization's culture involves roles, beliefs, assumptions, and values that influence what gets done and how things get done. Successfully implementing lean manufacturing practices includes developing a culture of engaged employees and continuous improvement. This is no easy task. In this workshop, you'll learn about organizational culture and how developing a "lean" culture plays a key role in overall improvements. In additional to exploring the benefits of a lean culture, you'll also learn about the challenges and barriers related to culture and culture change.

 

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