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Learning to Lean Newsletter

March 2014

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Announcements
Announcements

In this month's edition of our lean newsletter, we will be talking about Quick Changeover, a useful technique for reducing batch sizes and getting closer to one by one production. Please see below for several articles and a video on this topic.


Now is the time to register for our upcoming Lean Certification program in San Diego, CA.  Dates will be April 15-17; early registration pricing of $1595 per person ends on March 15th.  For our complete schedule of off-site training and for on-site training information, please visit our Lean Training page.


Also, in April we are offering 2 single-day workshops in Orange County, CA: On April 2, we are offering Quick Changeover and Total Productive Maintenance, and on April 3, we have Creating Continuous Flow Manufacturing Cells, which includes a hands-on factory simulation.

 

We have just extended our online training sale through the end of this week - March 8th. This includes discounts of up to 40% on some of our major training programs including Lean Practitioner Certification, Lean Healthcare Certificate,and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Green Belt Certification Programs. We're doing this to celebrate the new release of our online training platform that is even more user friendly!  Now is a good time to take our 14-day free trial available for our online training. To view all of our online training offerings, please visit Lean Training Online.

 

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Featured Topic: Quick Changeover

This month's topic is Quick Changeover or Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED), a very important method for achieving operational stability, reducing batch sizes, and approaching the goal of single piece flow.

 

 

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Additional Resources
Resources
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