Lean Business Practices

NMC Training Services assists organizations throughout northern Michigan in becoming more globally competitive through the application of Lean Enterprise philosophies. Lean principles are not just for manufacturing and processing industries; they apply to all organizations including service sector, healthcare, education, governments, and nonprofits.

Your organization can:

  • Understand and be more responsive to customer needs
  • Improve product and service quality
  • Shorten lead times to delivery
  • Boost customer satisfaction
  • Eliminate and prevent waste saving money and time
  • Engage human resources in value-added work
  • Increase resource utilization
  • Reduce inventory and associated costs

Tools to support your Lean journey:

Free Assessment

An on-site, physical review of the flow of value through your organization. A follow-up summary includes observations of strengths and opportunities to reduce wastes and increase the capabilities and/or flexibility of your organization.

Lean Learning Consortium

A low cost way to gain Lean ideas, see best practices and build a Lean expert network.

Learn more about the benefits of joining the Lean Learning Consortium »

Lean Champion Training

Ensure your Lean transformation is successful and sustainable by building internal expertise. Lean Champion training provides a comprehensive hands-on learning experience in Lean tools while working on live projects within your organization.

Learn about our Lean Champion program:

Lean Overviews

  • Lean Office Simulation
  • Lean Manufacturing Simulation
  • 5s Workplace Organization Simulation
  • Value Stream Mapping Simulation

Lean Tools and Project Facilitation

  • 5S Workplace Organization
  • Standard Work
  • Value Stream Mapping: Current And Future State
  • Poke-yoke / Error-proofing
  • Cellular Flow
  • Kanban And Pull Systems
  • Quick Changeover (Single Minute Exchange Of Die)
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Hoshin Planning & Strategy Deployment
  • Lean Management System
  • Project Planning
  • Kata Coaching And Facilitation Skills

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Lean Management Systems: Visual Management at Hayes Manufacturing

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