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Fundamentals of Continuous Improvement (Series)

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Registration deadline is Friday, January 19!

Meeting today’s manufacturing challenges demands a lean enterprise — streamlining product design and manufacturing by applying lean manufacturing principles, concepts and techniques. The primary focus of this effort is the continuous elimination of waste in the company’s business processes. Implementing Lean practices involves changing a work area or a business process to maximize efficiency, improve quality and safety, eliminate unnecessary motion and inventory, and save time and resources. Participants also engage with real-life scenarios from the hands-on factory simulation throughout the day!

By experiencing the six course simulations in the Continuous Improvement Series, participants will have the knowledge, tools and application examples required to begin a Lean transformation.

The six courses within the series include:

Lean 101 – January 30
Lean Leadership/Change Management – February 6
Value Stream Mapping & 5S/Workplace Organization – February 13
Quick Changeover – February 20
Cellular/Flow Manufacturing – February 27
Pull/Kanban Systems & Total Productive Maintenance – March 6

Cancellations made within 7 days of series start may be subject to a 50% cancellation fee.

Cost: $1799

Sponsor: IMEC, TMA

Presenter: IMEC Technical Specialists

Contact Name: Emily Lee

Contact Phone: 309-677-4633

Contact Email: elee@imec.org

Details

Date:
January 30
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Venue

NIU Hoffman Estates
5555 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 United States
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