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How to Run a Successful Kaizen Event (DeKalb Manufacturing Growth Meeting...

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495 North Indian Creek Drive

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Manufacturing Growth Educational Series*
Location: Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Lunch is included in the registration price

How to Run a Successful Kaizen Event

Kaizen is a Japanese term, which literally means, “change for better.” In Lean manufacturing, a Kaizen event is a process of finding and solving problems by creating a team of individuals to work intensively on the problem over a short period of time.

Join us for a lunch-and-learn to:

  • Discuss the basic steps of a Kaizen event from defining the charter to report out

  • Participate in or observe a hands-on demonstration of a Kaizen Event in action

  • Discover how you can use Kaizen events in your facility to reduce wastes and solve problems

  • Learn how you can encourage employees from different departments to work together for improved efficiency and morale

Event includes lunch, networking, presentation, case study, and Q&A.

Series Partners: Decide Dekalb Development Authority and Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Speaker: Sam Darwin is a project manager for Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute. He helps companies initiate successful Lean programs, recover from import competition impacts, and provides logistics expertise.

Previously, Darwin was a leader in the Lean transformation at Schlumberger Industries in South Carolina. Since 1985, he has been a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officer and currently serves as Brigade Deputy Commander in the Army National Guard.

Darwin has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University and Master of Science in Management from Georgia State. He is also a registered P.E. and earned a Certified Logistics Professional from Georgia Tech.

*This quarterly lunch-and-learn educational series will deliver actionable tips and tools of the trade specifically designed to help Georgia Manufacturers grow their business.

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