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AZ MEP Basics of Lean 8 Hour Workshop at ASSA ABLOY

10027 South 51st Street, Ste 102, Phoenix AZ

Jun 19, 2024

Immerse yourself in an exciting scenario, as suppliers, customers and/or employees of a simulated manufacturing company. During the hands-on simulations you will apply Lean concepts (such as standardized work, visual signals, batch-size reduction and pull systems) and explore Problem Solving techniques to learn to identify the root cause of a problem and how to fix it. We begin by manufacturing products in a chaotic, traditional manufacturing firm. The Lean principles are applied to the results of your first simulation. For the remainder of the day, we revisit the manufacturing environment and use the Lean techniques that have been presented.


Topics to be covered include:

  • Lean Definitions (Lead time, Cycle time, Value Added vs Non-value added)
  • The 8 Wastes
  • Selected Tools from the House of Lean (i.e. 5S, Standard Work, Visual Control, POUS, Pull, KanBan).
  • Two rounds of Hands-on simulation (Legos)
  • An example of how to value stream a process and how to begin attacking real problems.

Time:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost:  $300.00 per person


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