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Lean Specialist Certificate Program - NEPIRC - Tuesdays, May 5 - June 2, 20...

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75 Young Street

Hanover Industrial Estates

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706

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Dates: Tuesdays, May 5 - June 2, 2019 (5 sessions - including Graduation)
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

NEPIRC’s Lean Specialist Certificate Program is a series of courses that covers the concepts and tools manufacturing professionals need to support Continuous Improvement efforts in today’s challenging work environment. The curriculum encompasses the technical and interpersonal skills required to implement sustainable improvements in productivity, quality and workplace safety. This program is ideal for individuals of all levels and designed to be appropriate for companies at all stages of their lean journey.

Outline of Sessions:

Week 1 - 5/5/20
Morning - Principles of Lean Enterprise with Kata Improvement Cycles
Lean Enterprise thinking and techniques improve productivity, cut lead times, increase product quality and reduce production costs. Participate in a simulation that transforms a traditional manufacturing company into a Lean Enterprise. Included in this course will be an explanation of the Improvement Kata to reinforce experimenting toward the Target condition.

Afternoon - Value Stream Mapping
Visually map production and information flows throughout an organization. Identify wastes that adversely affect customer satisfaction. Create a current and a future state map, identify wastes, and implement a plan for improvement.

Week 2 - 5/12/20
Morning - 6S Workplace Organization

The 6S System is a series of activities that improve workplace organization, standardization and safety while improving quality and decreasing throughput times. Learn the techniques needed to establish visual management systems to improve workplace communication and adherence to standards.

Afternoon - Standard Work
Standard Work is the starting point for all continuous improvement efforts. Learn this proven method for creating standard work, applying document control, and how to use visual workplace principles to train others in the latest best practice.

Week 3 - 5/19/20
Morning - Rapid Changeover (SMED Technique)
Directly address losses and dramatically reduce the downtime associated with make readies and other machine changeovers, resulting in increased flexibility and customer responsiveness.

Afternoon - A3 Kaizen Problem Solving, PDCA & DMAIC methods, with Kata Coaching Cycles
This methodology is used to identify a problem, discover the root cause, make data driven decisions, implement the solution, measure the improvement, and communicate the improvement creates a learning culture that improves performance. Included in this course will be an explanation of the Coaching Kata to reinforce the Problem Solving way of thinking.

Week 4 - 5/26/20
Morning - Leadership Skills
Learn how to apply responsibility and authority, delegate effectively, motivate others, reduce conflict, and increase productivity.

Afternoon - High Performance Teams
Learn strategies to build trust, improve morale and enhance group problem solving capabilities. Pinpoint barriers and develop constructive strategies, behavioral styles and skills.

Week 5 - 6/2/20
Morning - Daily Visual Management, Planning & Deployment

Visual Management is a core component of a Lean workplace. In this module, participants will look at ways in which visual displays, visual controls, and supporting processes can highlight non-conformances, communicate critical information, aid in managing business practices, and facilitate organizational goals.

GRADUATION AND LUNCH

Afternoon - Industry 4.0
Technology is driving a new industrial revolution that is empowering smaller firms and individuals like never before. This module explores the nine technologies of Industry 4.0 and how your organization can profit from the next generation of business and commerce.




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NEPIRC Training Facility

75 Young Street

Hanover Industrial Estates

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706

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