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Activity-Based Learning • Create a Continuous Improvement Culture • Develop a Common Vocabulary • Map the Flow of Value • Explore Lean Principles and Tools • Learn to Eliminate Waste • Stay Competitive in Today’s Marketplace

LEAN MANUFACTURING SIMULATION

Dates:  TBD

Participants will be introduced to the “8 wastes” and Lean principles used to reduce these wastes in a manufacturing setting. They will practice implementing these tools to improve the flow of value in an airplane manufacturing simulation. 

Lean Office Simulation

Friday, January 27, 2017; 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Participants will be introduced to the “8 wastes” and Lean principles used to reduce these wastes in an office setting. Participants will practice implementing these tools to improve the flow of value in an office simulation. 

5S WORKPLACE ORGANIZATION SIMULATION

Friday, February 17, 2017; 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Participants will be introduced to and practice lean workplace organization 5S principles: Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain through a simulation. Click here to register»

Value Stream Mapping Simulation

Friday, March 10, 2017; 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Participants will be able to create a visual map of the process steps in the current flow of value. The current state map will be used to create a future state vision and an action plan for achieving the future state. Click here to register»

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LEAN LEARNING CONSORTIUM

Become a member of a regional group of professionals committed to sharing ideas and learning best practices in the discovery of Lean principles. Receive six seats to the Power of Lean Series (value $570). Discount on Training Services. Access to Monthly Events. Memberships are available for organizations and individuals. For more information click here.

Northwestern Michigan College hosts the regional office of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, or MMTC.


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