Lean 101 – 6 week series, 2 options: Starts Sept 19th (FULL) & Sept 21st

Lean 101 – 6 week series, 2 options: Starts Sept 19th (FULL) & Sept 21st

Beginner~, Classes, Foundational~
Lean 101(a virtual learning experience) Join us on a journey to discover the basic elements of lean principles and see the impact they make when you put them into practice. This course consists of six, one-hour classes focused on the foundational elements of lean. During this course, you will learn more about the history/background of lean, why these principles are important to creating a culture of excellence, standard work, 8 wastes, 5S, PDCA, and visual management. Each week will include instruction, discussion, and simulations followed by small project assignments between each class to help you practice the concepts in your own environment.Lean 101 is a beginning-level course that teaches participants the basic concepts of Lean Thinking. It is suitable for participants who work in office or manufacturing environments and includes…
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LEAN 101: 6-WEEK SERIES – April 28th – June 2nd (Full)

LEAN 101: 6-WEEK SERIES – April 28th – June 2nd (Full)

Beginner~, Classes, Foundational~
Lean 101(a virtual learning experience) FULL - the next class will start in September Join us on a journey to discover the basic elements of lean principles and see the impact they make when you put them into practice. This course consists of six, one-hour classes focused on the foundational elements of lean. During this course, you will learn more about the history/background of lean, why these principles are important to creating a culture of excellence, standard work, 8 wastes, 5S, PDCA, and visual management. Each week will include instruction, discussion, and simulations followed by small project assignments between each class to help you practice the concepts in your own environment.Lean 101 is a beginning-level course that teaches participants the basic concepts of Lean Thinking. It is suitable for participants…
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Intro to Lean – April 19th (in person) – Class is FULL

Intro to Lean – April 19th (in person) – Class is FULL

Beginner~, Classes, Foundational~
This is a one-day overview of all Lean principles with a fun and interactive simulation to demonstrate the application of the Lean tools.  This class is a pre-requisite for many other classes and very beneficial for people new to Lean principles or individuals who need a broader Lean education. Date:        Wednesday, April 19th Time:        8am-5pmLocation:  Olympus Controls                  18280 SW 108th Ave                  Tualatin, ORCost:         $150 per person ($250 nonmembers) Registration: Email [email protected]. Include name(s), email(s), and job titles. CLASS IS FULL - you will be added to a waitlist. Key Concepts:Introduction to Lean is a beginning level course that teaches students the basic concepts of Lean Thinking.  This includes topics around waste, value, 5S, single piece flow, Kanban, etc.  It is suitable for students who work in office or shop…
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Value Stream Mapping

Application~, Deploying Strategy~, Foundational~, Igniting Innovation~, Intermediate~, Solving Problems~
This two-day class is beneficial for those looking to learn how to document, analyze and improve the flow of information or materials required to produce a product or service for a customer. We will be mapping a process chosen by our host company, this is not a simulation. This can be applied in manufacturing, office, or service. Key Concepts: Understand how to see the flow of value across a value stream Visualize functional areas of work and how they interact Identify waiting and waste in workflows Resolve misperceptions across different departments Build a description of your desired future state and determine the next best step to get there Pre-requisite: Completion of the Introduction to Lean/Lean 101 class or a similar class/experience is required. Audience: Learners with some lean background and knowledge of…
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TWI: Job Instruction

Application~, Developing People~, Foundational~, Intermediate~
TWI JI is a structured training method that accelerates on-boarding of new employees and improves the performance of experienced employees. TWI JI ensures that the trainees quickly remember exactly how to do their jobs efficiently, safely, conscientiously, and above all to do it correctly every time.  JI will help to stabilize processes and to implement and sustain standardized work. Through the standardized TWI Job Instruction training program, you will learn how to deliver effective on-the-job training that ensures people reliably perform every task exactly the way it should be done to get consistently good results. Participants will learn this four-step method using a part or process they bring to the class.  They will walk away with a complete Job Instruction breakdown sheet for the part/process of their choice. Key Concepts…
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Personal Responsibility: How I Show Up Matters

Beginner~, Developing People~, Foundational~, Leadership~
Taking responsibility for how we show up and holding ourselves and others accountable in relationships impacts performance, improvement, and navigating disruption and change. It’s important to reflect on how we are showing up and how we can make a positive impact on the people (and processes) around us. Arguably some of NWHPEC’s most impactful content, Personal Responsibility serves as a foundational component of both our 3H Leadership and 3H Teamwork series. We will touch on the concepts of the Drama Triangle, taking 100% Responsibility, and the Culture Model.  Participants will explore how to: Recognize their role in drama or “emotional waste” and the resulting impact Develop emotional intelligence Operate from more developed levels of self-awareness Communicate with clarity, aligned with human needs Take responsibility for what they do and say…
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PDCA Thinking

Beginner~, Foundational~, Igniting Innovation~, Solving Problems~
The purpose of this hands-on workshop is to develop problem solving skills using a pattern of learning through alignment and experimentation.  Additionally, participants will build skills to demonstrate these best practices throughout their organizations.   This interactive workshop complements classroom learning with hands-on application exercises.  The exercises teach attendees how to incorporate PDCA concepts into daily practice to solve problems, attain business strategies, and achieve operational excellence in their organization. Key Concepts:  Understand Plan-Do-Check-Adjust Thinking.  Define each component and understand how to apply PDCA as a foundational element of learning and discovery. Effectively connect Strategy Deployment to real business improvement through alignment of focused daily/rapid PDCA experiments and learning cycles. Recognize how Plan-Do-Check-Adjust thinking impacts every level of the organization. Human development, leadership, strategy, organization design, system and process flow, project execution…
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