Sustaining and Enhancing Lean Manufacturing Initiatives

Learn how to set the stage for meaningful improvement projects that support organizational goals, motivate employees and gain management support.

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Both McKinsey and Industry Week see a growing manufacturing market with an emphasis on cost cutting and productivity and doing this with a diminishing supply of skilled workers.  This seminar is all about delivering cost and productivity improvements by applying both Lean and Hoshin Kanri techniques.  It provides a method for re-energizing and sustaining Lean manufacturing. Learn how to set the stage for meaningful improvement projects that support organizational goals, motivate employees and gain management support.

Course Content

  • Lean Implementation-Roadblocks
  • Common reasons for not fully achieving and sustaining Lean goals
  • Identify and assess specific reasons for not fully achieving and sustaining Lean goals
  • Taking corrective action
  • Identify breakthrough opportunities
  • Lean implementation
  • Overcoming roadblocks

Who should attend

Lean manufacturing stakeholders, implementers and managers responsible for operational performance. We suggest sending two or three participants from your organization.

Course Fee

BEC Member: $795
Non-Member: $925

About the instructor

Joe Papp is a former professor and chairman of the Rader School of Business at MSOE. His business and industry experience includes positions as vice president/director of manufacturing as well as materials management and manufacturing engineering. Papp earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering and an M.S. in engineering management. He is a registered professional engineer (P.E.) and is certified in production and inventory management (C.P.I.M.). He has conducted seminars and workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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