60 Practitioner-to-Practitioner Presentations
Learning directly from your peers who have lived through real world experiences is the most powerful way to increase your knowledge. AME members are dedicated to improving the competitiveness of their organizations. By sharing, learning and networking we increase our ability to grow our businesses. The ultimate goal is to achieve the highest return possible on our investment of time and effort.Beginner Intermediate Advanced
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- Value Stream 1
Fundamentals of Lean: Manufacturing, Six Sigma
Are you new to lean? This Value Stream is an introduction to the key foundational elements of lean implementation in a manufacturing environment. Presentations will include tools such as VSM, 5S and TPM. Learn valuable techniques to begin your lean transformation from practitioners who have actually done it. Choose the tools that will enable you to successfully launch your lean program and realize the amazing benefits.
- Value Stream 2
Sustaining Lean & Delivering Results: Lean Champion, Lean & Green
In today's turbulent times, how do companies sustain their lean programs? How do companies fit the need to be green and do so in a lean manner? This Value Stream will focus on how companies can consistently deliver results beyond the "one and done" mentality.
- Value Stream 3
Leadership, Change Management, Culture
Successful organizations must be able to adapt to ever-changing business conditions. How can an organization create a true culture of continuous improvement? The fact is leaders define the culture. Successful leaders foster new behaviors within all levels of their organization, from senior executives to hourly associates, to ensure everyone understands their roles and responsibilities within this new business model. This Value Stream will focus on the importance of leadership to the long-term success of lean operations.
- Value Stream 4
Lean Beyond Manufacturing: Office, Healthcare, Transactional, Public Sector
Lean techniques can and should be applied anywhere there is a customer: banking, construction, health care, distribution, government, military, retail, airlines, service industry and agriculture. At its core, lean thinking increases value delivered to the customer by improving processes through waste elimination. This Value Stream will focus on the journey of lean practitioners from outside the manufacturing realm - how they have applied lean thinking to their organizations, the challenges they face, their successes and what they've learned.
- Value Stream 5
Overcoming Obstacles to Lean: Showstoppers
Have you ever encountered showstoppers on your lean journey? This Value Stream will focus on identifying where those obstacles can occur and share some of the ways others have solved those problems. Learn how to overcome obstacles in lean and put your lean journey back on track.
- Value Stream 6
Collaborative & Innovative Lean: Benchmarking, Consortium, Supply Chain, LPD, Customer Relations
Reaching new heights means expanding your knowledge and collaborating with others in your organization and your surrounding community. This Value Stream will offer ways to expand your lean playbook through extending your knowledge into supply chains and customer bases. You will learn how to innovate your product development processes with lean. You will also see how benchmarking and working with consortia can accelerate your lean journey.