How Do You Spell Success?
Identify and prioritize improvement opportunities
Workshop Code: FW-12
Day & Time: Friday, Oct 19, 2012 - 8:00 AM
Length: 4 hours
Cost: $200.00 USD
Businesses need a systematic approach to finding improvement opportunities and prioritizing their implementation. This workshop will show you how this works through discussion and hands-on simulations. It will use a Scrabble board game to allow you to experience the value of teamwork and workplace organization. Using this game, attendees will build word phrases to customer specifications and track takt time, quality, cost, delivery and inventory levels to identify and prioritize improvement opportunities. All this will be driven by metrics. While these simulations use a game - the lessons you learn mean business.
In this workshop:
- Understand how lean tools work as an overall improvement system.
- Learn the value of working in groups.
- Implement the basics of workplace organization.
- See how standardization and sustainment impact quality, productivity, costs and employee satisfaction.
- Demonstrate the linkage of basic lean tools to measureable results.
- Participate in a series of three production simulation exercises.
Cleveland ClinicLocated in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit, multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. With more than 1,400 beds at the Cleveland Clinic main campus and 4,400 beds system-wide, Cleveland Clinic is one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the United States.
Tim PettryTim Pettry is the continuous improvement embed for the Neurological Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to 2008, Tim spent 18 years at Ford Motor Company's Cleveland Manufacturing Site as a Ford Production System coordinator and coach. A Shingo Prize Examiner since 1996, Tim is a Shingo-appointed member on the AME/ASQ/Shingo Prize/SME Lean Certification Oversight and Appeals Committee and served as committee chairman in 2010. He has an MBA from Cleveland State University and a BS in business administration from Bowling Green State University. He is lean bronze certified.
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