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Special Topics & Webinars

Special Topic: Value Stream Mapping
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Value Stream Mapping is a powerful tool for analyzing information and material flow throughout an organization.  You will learn the step-by-step method of Value Stream Mapping to effectively identify and eliminate non-value adding activities.  Using a case study example, you will create a current state map, analyze the current state map, and create a Lean future state map.

Complimentary Webinar: Employment Law - Friday, May 9, 2014 (10-11am)

Supervisors need to know basic Federal and State Laws to help protect the employer from litigation. Participants will learn how these laws impact their daily activities:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • Fair Labor Standards Act

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Special Topic: Lean 5S+ / Visual Workplace
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

5S+ is the foundation for a disciplined approach to organizing and standardizing the physical condition of the workplace.  Explore and practice the concepts and implementation techniques of the five pillars of the visual workplace:

  • Sort
  • Set in Place
  • Shine
  • Standardized
  • Sustain
  • Safety (+)

The facilitators will lead you through a simulation that will be used to illustrate the implementation process.


Special Topics Registration

Mona Zink will assist you with your registration. Call 330-244-3508 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Special Topics are on held on a demand basis and may be canceled due to low enrollment.

Registration fee is $345 or 1 Knowledge Network training day. Ask about a Knowledge Network Partnership to save 20%.