Lean Business Simulation
An environment for change
Workshop Code: MW-03
Day & Time: Monday, Oct 15, 2012 - 8:00 AM
Length: 8 hours
Cost: $300.00 USD
Want your company to be the best it can be? Want to see how a company can go from a traditional business approach, where customer satisfaction is desired, to implementing lean concepts where customer satisfaction is exceeded? This workshop can help by letting you see and experience lean in a safe, fun environment. In fact, this will be the most learning fun you have had in a long time.
This Lean Business Simulation© course is an interactive workshop where attendees learn 1) the reason for change, 2) the methods of change and 3) the tools and techniques of change. Attendees get to experience actually running a business. That means they get to identify issues, select the appropriate SCM/lean/six sigma tools or techniques to apply and see the results of their efforts. The session is renowned for its ability to get to the "AHA!" as well as energize and motivate attendees to action.
In this workshop:
- Experience lean in a safe environment.
- Practice using lean tools and techniques.
- Participate in an interactive, structured, proven teaching methodology in a fun environment.
- Learn the pros and cons of stockless systems.
- Hear how to design and install advanced supplier partnerships.
- Find out whether value engineering can provide lasting results.
- Take home lean knowledge you can apply to your business.
Value Innovation Partners, LtdVIPGroup is an operations improvement consulting firm specializing in the delivery of value through the implementation of lean manufacturing, six sigma rescues and supply chain management tools and techniques. VIPGroup helps companies in a variety of industries, from discrete parts to continuous flow, from distribution to assembly and from aerospace to pharmaceuticals. And VIPGroup has had equal success deploying these tools and techniques in non-traditional settings like offices, regulated environments and retail settings.
Robert Burke (CSSBB, CLS, CPIM, BSBA) is executive director of Value Innovation Partners, Ltd. He has over 25 years experience in manufacturing environments, including defense, automotive, pharmaceuticals, packaging goods, electronics, medical device, printed circuit boards, metal converting, railroad and equipment manufacturers.
Bob holds a BS in business administration, is a certified CPIM from the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), is a certified six sigma black belt, is a certified lean sensei, and holds an ISO 9000 assessor certificate.
Bob has co-authored articles published in PharmaChem magazine and one article published in the AME's Target magazine. Bob has presented on many lean topics to the IIE conferences, the AME national conference, the ASQ Quality Expo and APICS.
Dr. Larry Bauman (Ph.D., CMC, CLSFM, CLA ) specializes in the service industries, providing leadership development, change management, strategy definition and training. He has over 32 years of experience in business, has worked for domestic and international clients and is currently serving on the Chicago IMC board of directors as president and certified management consultant.
Larry has an AA from Oxford College, a BA from Emory University, a graduate certificate from Texas Tech University and a PhD from Rushmore University. Larry has written numerous articles and four books on strategy and leadership. He is certified and licensed for One Page Planning and Performance SystemTM and Behavioral Assessment Instruments from TTI, Inc. He also serves as a visiting professor and teaches strategic business management at several universities throughout the world.
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