Upcoming Workshops

Lean manufacturing simulation

June 13, 2014; 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., $99 per person

This introduction to Lean will answer the question, “What is Lean and how could I apply it in my organization?” Through a manufacturing simulation, you will become familiar with Lean concepts, basic principles, and objectives. You will also see how Lean tools and techniques help eliminate waste from processes and how you can begin a lean transformation within your organization.

Get more done: increase you productivity and reduce stress

July 10, 2014; 8:30–11:30 a.m., $75 per person

Would you like to reduce stress about everything going on in your life? Want to be able to make good decisions about the best thing to work on at this moment? What image does the phrase mind like water conjure up? If any of these sounds appealing, come learn about David Allen’s model of productivity and efficiency outlined in his best-selling book, Getting Things Done. In this class we will review the core principles in his book, strategies for implementing them, and how to use technology to complement his model. Get ready to start on a new path to effectiveness! Text included in price.

Lean office simulation

August 14, 2014; 12:30–4:30 p.m., $99 per person

Through an office simulation, you will become familiar with Lean concepts, basic principles, and objectives. Whether you work in a service industry, education, government, or the office side of a manufacturing organization, you will see how Lean tools and techniques can help eliminate waste from processes and how you can begin a lean transformation within your organization.

Continuous improvement for healthcare settings

August 20, 2014; 7:30–11:30 a.m., $99 per person

This four-hour training will provide an overview of continuous improvement principles based on the Toyota Production System including identifying and reducing waste, problem solving, and basic process improvement tools. While the focus will be on the application in clinical healthcare settings, several examples will be provided concerning application to medical office processes, including patient registration and billing.

Call or e-mail (231) 995-2218 or vrumbach@nmc.edu for questions

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