Workshops

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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Lean Workshops

Lean Workshops

H4M Lean Workshops - Development Programs For Any Sector - H4M Lean offers practitioner and manager development training programs for a broad array of manufacturing and service sectors, including industrial components and assembly; automotive; aerospace; heavy equipment; food and beverage; medical supplies; pharmaceuticals; consumer products; durable goods; retail distribution; wood...

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