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ECi M1 Manufacturing Breakthrough Bootcamp

Kelly Spana

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

ECi M1 Manufacturing Breakthrough Bootcamp

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Bootcamp Admission Ticket Ended $35.00 $2.92

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Workshop Description

In our one-day Manufacturing Breakthrough Workshop, Bob Sproull will demonstrate to attendees how to identify their manufacturing business’ key leverage points so that improvement efforts are focused in the right areas. Bob will teach how to combine the Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma (TLS) in a way that will jumpstart improvement efforts and deliver new levels of performance that will be able to sustain and fuel growth.



The workshop is open to all manufacturers, and is best suited to decision makers in a manufacturing organization and staff in the following areas: Business Owner (Owner, MD), Operations (Production Manager, Operations Manager), Finance/Accounting (CFO, Controller, Purchasing & Inventory)


Event Agenda

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

  • 8:00am − Registration Opens& Breakfast
  • 9:00am − Bootcamp Begins
  • 12:00 − 1:00pm – Lunch
  • 2:00 − 5:00pm – Bootcamp Continues



Completion of the workshop will give participants the knowledge to:

  • Increase output by 30% or more without spending much money
  • Improve on-time delivery performance to greater than 95%
  • Reduce overtime and other costs related to expediting shipments by 50%
  • Significantly improve their company’s bottom line
  • Significantly reduce their management team’s stress


Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Continuous Improvement – Why many improvement initiatives fail to deliver bottom line improvement
  • Why you don’t need an “army of belts” – common sense improvement efforts
  • Intro to Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints – basic concepts
  • TLS – Putting it altogether through synergy - Why TLS works so well
  • The most useful tools for improvement from all three methodologies
  • How to create the right structure for continuous improvement
  • How to identify and capitalize on your organization’s leverage point
  • System improvement versus localized improvement – how to remove organizational silo’s
  • The right and wrong performance metrics to motivate the right behaviors
  • Cost Accounting (CA) versus Throughput Accounting (TA)
  • Implementing TLS in your organization
  • The Intermediate Objectives Map and how to use it within your organization
  • The other side of the Theory of Constraints – The Thinking Process Tools
  • Organizational conflicts and how to effectively resolve them


Additional Event Information

For more information about the Manufacturing Breakthrough Bootcamp, please click on the links provided below:


Hotel Accommodations

Overnight accommodations are available at the DoubleTree Hotel in Port Huron, MI (link provided below).  July 12th - July 19th is a busy time in Port Huron with the Bayview to Mackinaw Boat Race getting under way on Saturday. Hotels rooms will be limited, please book your room as soon as possible.



For those who are interested, we will meet at 7:15am for breakfast at Freighter's Restaurant (attached to the hotel) before our meeting begins. Breakfast is not included in the cost of the meeting but should be around $10.00 per person for the breakfast buffet (breakfast menu link provided below).


Event FAQ

What is the refund policy?

We will not be able to refund your ticket for this event.



Have questions about ECi M1 Manufacturing Breakthrough Bootcamp? Contact Kelly Spana

When & Where

DoubleTree by Hilton Port Huron
800 Harker Street
Port Huron, MI 48060

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Kelly Spana

Kelly is the Event Coordinator for the ECi M1 Michigan Regional User Group (MIRUG) and is employeed as the Controller at Beaden Screen, Inc. 

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