By Jon Miller | Post Date: March 7, 2011 4:45 PM | Comments: 0
Birds chirping outside hint at spring arriving to these parts. Limbs and minds alike demand to be stretched after the winter. We have a few options for those who are looking for education opportunities in the next few months.
Lean Applied to Health Services Design
Coming up next week, Mike Wroblewski and Chris Schrandt present for an afternoon on the theme of Using 3P to Support Healthcare Facility Design. Both Mike and Chris are active in health services design projects Canada, the USA and New Zealand. They each bring over 20 years of direct experience in applying TPS principles to manufacturing and service organizations.
Mike and Chris will cover the following topics:
- What is 3P (Production Preparation Process)?
- 7 Wastes and how they affect Health services
- Who is our Customer(s)?
- Understanding the 7 Flows in a Health services facility
- Applying 3P: step by step overview
Kaizen Institute is organizing forum this in collaboration with Gemba Academy and Qualis Health. It will be held in Seattle, Washington on Thursday March 17, 2011. This seminar is free of charge.
The registration details are as follows:
Date: Thursday, March 17th, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Qualis Health
10700 Meridian Ave N #100
Seattle, WA 98133-9008
Contact: Nancy Evans
TWI - Training Within Industry Series
Also in training local to Seattle, master TWI instructor Richard Abercrombie of the Abercrombie Group is leading open enrollment training in the "J" programs this March, April and May.
The TWI programs are truly the essential people foundation of lean systems. Practiced faithfully at Toyota since the 1950s, nearly forgotten for half a century, TWI awaits to be rediscovered by many. Learn more about TWI and how it can benefit you.
Developed in the U.S. government in the early 1940s to support the war effort by boosting industrial production, TWI helped achieve the following:
- 86% of companies increased production by at least 25%
- 100% reduced training time by more than 25%
- 55% reduced scrap by at least 25% and
- 100% reduced grievances by more than 25%
Hosted by IDD Aerospace in Redmond, Washington, these courses are delivered true to the original style and content dating back to 1945.
The dates are:
- March 21 - 25, 2011 Job Instruction (JI)
- April 18 - 22, 2011 Job Relations (JR)
- May 23 - 27, 2011 Job Methods (JM)
Registration for these three "J" courses is $500 per course per person. Complete registration details are here.
Kaizen Training Dates Worldwide
Kaizen Institute offers training each month around the world in various topics and languages. If you are looking for training courses in kaizen, hoshin kanri, TPM, problem solving, flow, leadership, TQM or other topics, we have them. We are working on ways to make these more visible, but for now here is the Kaizen Training Schedule through April 2011.
15-17 March KAIZEN Tool Box
24 March KAIZEN Office Live
5-8 April KAIZEN Foundations
1-2 March Lean Development Workshop
7-11 March KAIZEN Coach
14-15 March Total Service Management Basics
14-16 March KAIZEN Controlling/Accounting
15 March TPM Forum
16-17 March Summit Product Development 2011
21-23 March KAIZEN Leadership
24 March KAIZEN Office Live
28 Mar-1 Apr TPM Foundations
1-2 April KAIZEN Coaching
4-7 April Total Flow Management Foundations
11-12 April MUWIT HR Development and Training
11-13 April Total Service Management
19 April Career@Office
7-10 March KAIZEN Foundations
11-12 April Achieving Quick Changeover (SMED)
11 April TQM Coach Level
4 March KAIZEN Coordinators Club
9-11 March Total Flow Management Basics
18 March KAIZEN Coach
28 Mar-1 Apr Total Service Management
3 April Workshop for DIG
6-8 April KAIZEN Basics
12-13 April KAIZEN Management
14-15 April KAIZEN Leadership
28 April Conference of KAIZEN Practitioners
28 April KAIZEN Office Live
29 April Workshop for SGH Postgraduates
8 March KAIZEN Awareness and understanding
9 March Office KAIZEN
10 March KAIZEN in Service industry
14-17 March TPM Foundation
5 March KAIZEN Manager Club
8-11 March JIT Foundation
14-15 March Conference with Benchmarking Gemba visit
22-25 March TPM Foundations
5-8 April KAIZEN Coach
10-11 March KAIZEN Foundations
9 March Practical lean in service Industry
10 March 8 Steps of Problem Solving
13 April Seminar - Hoshin
14 April Seminar - Leadership Behaviors
15 April Seminar - Leaders / Processes
21-24 March KAIZEN Foundations
11-15 April TPM Foundations
7-11 March Introduction to TPM
11-15 April Structured Problem Solving
15-18 March Total Flow Management Basics
12-14 April TPM Basics
Private seminars tailored to your sector and company needs are also available. Please visit www.Kaizen.com to learn more.
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