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Learning to Lean Newsletter

May 2013

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Announcements
Announcements

 

In this month's edition of our lean newsletter, we will be talking about poka-yoke, which means mistake proofing.  Please see below for several videos and articles related to this topic.

Our 3-day blended-learning Lean Manufacturing Certification program in San Diego willl take place on May 14-16, 2013. To receive the early registration discount, you must register by April 14th. We also have a 2-day Lean Leadership training program that will take place in June 2013; to view details, visit Lean Leadership: Creating a Lean Culture through Strategy Deployment, Problem Solving, and Value Stream Management and Metrics.

 

We have recently announced dates for upcoming training and certification programs.  These include Lean Manufacturing Certification and Lean Office Certification programs beginning in August 2013.  For our complete schedule of off-site training and for on-site training information, please visit our Lean Training page.

 

We now have a 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: Mistake Proofing

Poka-yoke, or mistake proofing, is a system that works toward the target condition of never knowingly passing defective product or information to the next downstream customer. It is applicable to manufacturing, healthcare, and other service and administrative situations. We have three articles plus a video dealing with this topic.  Please enjoy the below resources.

 

 

Articles
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Additional Resources
Resources
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