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Safety – Leading Indicators V’s Lagging Indicators @ Webinar
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  1. Leading Indicators (Near Misses, Training, Ergonomic Assessments, Gemba Walks)

A. Proactive, Preventative, Predictive Measures.

B. Spend more time looking out the windshield to see what’s coming.

  1. Lagging Indicators (Injuries, Property Damage, Lost Workdays, Restricted Days)

A. Looking in your rearview mirror to see what’s happened.

B. You can learn from it, but you can’t change it, it’s already happened.

Improving the Effectiveness of Visual Inspection @ Webinar
Jan 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Attendees can expect practical knowledge to help minimize or eliminate quality problems in manufactured products. Topics covered will include:

  • Measuring Inspection Performance;
  • Inspection Task Model;
  • Human Requirements for Effective Visual Inspection;
  • Visual Search Effectiveness Factors;
  • Decision-Making Factors; and
  • Handling Damage Reduction

The same class has been offered through other outside companies at cost of $800+, so this is a great opportunity for our members!

Lean Office @ Webinar
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

A “lean office” is the application of the “Lean” philosophy to front end processes. Leading edge manufacturing companies began to recognize many similarities between their manufacturing lines and their offices. Both settings have processes and people producing work output.

What we will learn:

What is Lean office

Difference between Lean Office and Lean Manufacturing

5S in the office

7 Waste in the office

Swim Lane Mapping

Impact Matrix

Action Item

Examples / Results from Lean Office Implementation

Lean Manufacturing Overview @ Webinar
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This class is an introduction to Lean Manufacturing.  It defines Lean and provides an overview of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.  Examples from Lean implementations in the Honda supply base are included.

Lean Manufacturing Topics Include:

    • What is Lean Manufacturing?
    • The 8 Wastes
    • Value Added vs. Non Value Added
    • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
    • Takt Time & Target Cycle Time
    • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
    • 5S and Visual Workplace Management
    • Quick Changeover
    • Pull Systems / Kanban
    • And much more!