May 22, 2013: “Our customers keep coming up with new ways to use the Do-Done StepTracker; product development, process improvement and employee training are just a few,” says Christian Krapf, spokesperson for Magnatag.
May 22, 2013: The firm is now working to adopt a Lean manufacturing culture, with extensive training for key shopfloor managers among its 34-strong workforce.
May 21, 2013: This course explores how A3 thinking can positively impact any organization in any industry.
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