MD World Class Consortia to Hold LEAN Workshop

Last Updated on Jan 10, 2017 at 1:49pm | Business Resources

The Maryland World Class Consortia will hold a one-day LEAN Overview Workshop on January 26, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Mount St. Mary's University in Frederick, Maryland.
 
This workshop will be a basic introduction to LEAN principles and tools.  For people just getting started with LEAN, or for organizations who are ramping up on their LEAN journeys, this workshop is a must!
 
Participants will learn:
 
--The background and definition of LEAN Thinking
--Key principles of the LEAN philosophy
--The Eight Types of Waste found in all business processes
--An overview of Value Stream Mapping, the tool used to find waste ad plan improvement opportunities
--The common tools of LEAN process improvement, including standard work, 5S and visual management, kanban and pull systems,
   rapid changeover, cellular processing, and others
--An introduction to continuous improvement (kaizen) and kaizen concepts
--A description of the keys to success with LEAN Thinking
--Advice on getting started and first steps
 
Each workshop includes a hands-on learning activity that helps solidify understanding of LEAN principles and tools.
 
This workshop is suitable for everyone: front-line and management, manufacturers and knowledge workers, supervisors and senior executives, private sector or government.  No prior exposure to LEAN is necessary!
 
Your facilitator for this workshop is MWCC Executive Director, Jeff Fuchs.
 
The cost of the workshop is $450 for the general public and $250 for MWCC members and their employees.
 
For more information or to register for the workshop, please click here.