May 20, 2013: “Elements of lean manufacturing don’t necessarily coincide 100 percent to a job shop,” Figueroa said. But training the company’s workers in the basic elements and concepts of lean manufacturing showed them how to work better, faster and easier to help the company become more competitive.
May 16, 2013: Mark Woeppel, founder and CEO of Pinnacle Strategies International, will show managers how to rapidly get control of their organizations and reap immediate results.
May 15, 2013: The Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College will offer a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training course this summer. Course work will be available in online e-learning modules. The course will also involve some virtual and live classroom meetings.
May 14, 2013: Charleston, S.C.-based Roper St. Francis Healthcare COO Marion Martin, RN, focused on improving infection control; she brought staff members at all levels of relevant workflows to brainstorming sessions, then filtered through the ideas to slim down processes into their simplest forms.
May 14, 2013: Participation in this class provides trainees with a White Belt Body of Knowledge.
May 13, 2013: The Human-centric Process Analysis and Improvement course is an on-demand elearning course that teaches how to use moments of truth and hand-offs to effectively diagnose process deficiencies and improve business processes.
May 10, 2013: The vibe at Thule is part Google, part United Technologies Corp. In the same breath discussing lean manufacturing or just-in-time orders, you’ll hear about the daily bike rides that a group of employees take during their lunch break
May 9, 2013: The goal of the new course would be to train existing administrators and nursing staff to interpret data and implement process changes that improve efficiencies and boost patient satisfaction.
May 8, 2013: OBM established business process management as an organizational goal, with the aim of identifying tools that would help the agency focus on process improvement and, at the same time, set up business users so they would not have to turn to the IT department every time they needed more information about a particular process or subject area.
May 7, 2013: For the quarter ending March 31, Emerson Electric reported a profit of $561 million. Process-management sales grew 8.1%.