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Lean Supply Chain Management

Lean Supply Chain Management

Lean Supply Chain Management Lean Supply Chain Management (LSCM) is an ongoing, continuous process improvement of corporate supply chain system. The supply chain system is a link network between suppliers, manufacturers and customers. These suppliers, manufacturers and corporate customers often interact in such a way that it is hard to tell where one company ends and the other one begins. Lean...

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Standard Work

Standard Work

H4M Lean Standard Work Training Program - Standardize Your Procedures & Develop Best Practices - Fluctuation in quality occurs when guidelines are not consistently met, often due to lack of a baseline procedure that every worker follows. Standard Work is the baseline for these procedures. With Standardized Work, your team can understand and build —through forms and diagrams...

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Green Manufacturing

Green Manufacturing

H4M Lean Green Manufacturing Workshop - Integrating Green Manufacturing and Lean - Managing resource productivity is key to the greening of manufacturing. Lean principles bring proper attention on process focus and a systematic approach to managing the process improvement effort, and expand Lean horizons to accommodate green manufacturing. Course DescriptionAudienceLearning ObjectivesCourse...

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SMED: Single Minute Exchange of Dies

SMED: Single Minute Exchange of Dies

H4M Lean SMED Workshop - Dramatically Reduce Setup & Adjustment Times - In these times of rapidly increasing diversity and smaller batch sizes, set-up time reduction is of crucial importance for the profitability of many companies. Bottling industries, for example, sometimes spend more than 20% of their planned production time on changeovers. Fortunately these set-up and...

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The Human Side of Lean

The Human Side of Lean

The Human Side of Lean - An Advanced H4M Lean Practitioner Program - Take a comprehensive journey into how Lean manufacturing principles lead to better results when the people, in any role within an organization, have a true appreciation for teamwork and the value of the individual.  Course DescriptionTarget AudienceLearning ObjectivesCourse Outline Course Description This 2-day...

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Kaizen

Kaizen

The H4M Kaizen Workshop Problem-Solving in a Lean Environment Kaizen is a method of using cross-functional resources in short periods -  or bursts of dedicated time -  to effectively improve processes using Lean tools such as line balancing, DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies), Value Stream...

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Introduction to Lean

Introduction to Lean

H4M Introduction to Lean: Overview of the Lean Toolbox Stage 1 in Your Lean Transformation This introductory course is the first stage in Lean Transformation: Bringing all levels of your organization together in a fun and fast-paced exercise where rank is left outside the room. This program creates a passion for continuous improvement, leaving participants excited to go on to the next stage of...

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5-S and Visual Management

5-S and Visual Management

H4M Lean Visual Management Program Learn the 5 'S's of Visual Management Workplace organization is  about eliminating waste, predictability and standardization, and employing visual controls. An organized workplace reduces non-value-added activities such as looking for information, tools and materials; and allows employees to communicate visually and more effectively. As...

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On-Site Lean Assessment

On-Site Lean Assessment

H4M Lean On-Site Lean Assessment The Gemba Walk In business, 'Gemba' refers to the place where value is created, similar to the business concept of MBWA (Management by Walking Around). Gemba can be the factory floor, a construction site, a sales floor or any site where the service provider directly interacts with the customer. The idea of Gemba in Lean manufacturing is that problems are visible;...

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SMART Program

SMART Program

The CME SMART Program Helping Small to Mid-Sized Manufacturers Get Lean Supported by funding from the Government of Ontario and the Southern Ontario Development Program (FedDev Ontario),Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) has created the SMART Program to help small and medium-sized manufacturers in Ontario improve their productivity and compete more effectively in the global...

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