SCHOOL OF LEAN
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In the 5S Workplace Productivity Course, you will learn exactly what 5S is, where it is originated from, and why it is far more than a housekeeping inititiave.  And most importantly, you  will learn step by step, how to start or possibly enhance your own 5S program.  Twenty videos included in this course.  

Formats Available: Streaming
Original Seminar Date: September 22, 2016

Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Introductory Topics
     In this section we're introduced to both lean and six sigma while also learning how they can be used together in harmony.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 22, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Gemba Glossary
    The Gemba Glossary series provides a very short description, history, and application of key lean concepts.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse The 7 Deadly Wastes (2016 refresh)
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 26, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse The Kaizen Way
    Translated the word kaizen means to "change for the better". In The Kaizen Way you’ll learn exactly what kaizen is and how it's helping organizations in industries such as manufacturing, office environments, and healthcare reduce costs and increase profits without resorting to massive layoffs. In fact, during The Kaizen Way you’ll hear how one company managed to increase net profits by close to 25% even though their sales were down by 25% the same year!
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Transforming Your Value Streams

    In this course you and your entire organization will learn how to transform your value streams using lean tools and principles such as value stream mapping, takt time, kanban, error proofing, and heijunka/production leveling. During this course you will follow a fictitious bird house manufacturing company as they journey through the process of creating both current and future state value stream maps along with an action plan.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 25, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Practical Problem Solving
    This course, normally included in the School of Lean, covers the core concepts of Practical Problem Solving using the PDCA methodology. The ability to identify and counter root causes is an extremely important skill set for any Lean or Six Sigma practitioner which is why this course must be viewed as we begin this journey.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 22, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Seven Quality Control Tools

    We can say that the entire lean manufacturing system is a result of decades of continuous problem solving by all of the people and companies who have contributed to the development of lean systems. The Gemba Academy Seven Quality Control Tools course explains the exact 7 tools used by quality control experts. No matter if you work in a factory making "widgets" or in a hospital taking care of patients, the concepts taught in this course will forever change the way you use statistical methods to analyze and control quality. In this course you’ll learn the seven key quality control tools while also learning how to create and use statistical tools like control charts, Pareto charts, and scatter plots.

     

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 26, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse A3 Thinking
    Explore how A3 thinking can positively impact any organization in any industry. View real-world case studies and hear testimonials from leaders that have benefited from A3s.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Just in Time
    Gemba Academy is proud to present this "Just in Time" video series which was originally produced by our consulting partners at the Kaizen Institute. The main topic of this video series is Kaizen and Just in Time which was the original phrase used to describe what we now call Lean Manufacturing. Throughout this series you'll see many examples of lean principles in action at companies such as Wiremold and Giorgio Foods. You'll also receive an excellent review of topics such as One Piece Flow, Takt Time, U shaped cells, Production Leveling, Kanban, 5S, the Visual Workplace, and Standard Work.
    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Kanban Overview
    In this course focused on introducing the powerful topic of kanban, Ron Pereira explains what kanban are and how to implement some of the most popular kanban systems into a production environment. You'll also receive access to kanban calculators that make the sometimes intimidating math involved simple and easy to handle. Finally, Ron will explain what needs to be in place to ensure kanban success as well as the 6 rules to follow to ensure your kanban system not only survives, but thrives over time.
    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Quick Changeover: The SMED System
    Learn how to radically reduce machine changeovers using the SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies) system while watching Ram Technologies work through an actual SMED kaizen event that results in a 66% reduction in changeover time! Please plan approximately 30 minutes of learning time for each module, including watching the video, taking the quiz, and reviewing supporting documents.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 25, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Standard Work

    Learn what both Standards and Standardization are and why they are crucial to long term continuous improvement success.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 26, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Built in Quality
    In this course focused on Built in Quality (BIQ) Chris Schrandt - a former Quality Engineering Manager at the Toyota Georgetown, KY plant - delivers a live workshop to a room full of lean thinkers at the Peterbilt Manufacturing Facility.
    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse 3P Production Preparation Process
    In this course, which was filmed in front of a live audience, Mike Wroblewski a senior consultant for the Kaizen Institute, discusses 3P (Production Preparation Process) as it relates to the design of a new healthcare facility such as a hospital.
    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Total Productive Maintenance
    In this pre-recorded, live training seminar shot at the Peterbilt Manufacturing Training Center in Denton, TX, Mike Wroblewski, a senior lean consultant from Gemba Consulting and the Kaizen Institute explains why Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is not optional for lean thinking companies who rely on machines and equipment to satisfy customer demand. During this course Mikes explains what TPM is, and isn’t, while also covering important topics such as the 6 Big Losses and how to measure them using the extremely powerful Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metric.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Lean Lingo Explained
    Brad Schmidt, Managing Partner of Gemba Japan, explains the roots of several of the most popular lean terms. As you'll soon realize, Brad loves to talk, smile, and have fun. And the fact he speaks and writes Japanese definitely helps!
    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Culture of Kaizen
    While the tools of continuous improvement are obviously important, one thing is certain. If we, as continuous improvement leaders, fail to respect, effectively motivate, and positively influence those around us we will never create strong cultures of kaizen. As such, during this course we will explore the human side of lean in great detail.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Kaizen Leadership
    In this series of videos the original Lean Guru, Mr. Masaaki Imai, discusses the topic of Kaizen Leadership.
    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Leader Standard Work
    The concept of Leader Standard Work is not new yet many organizations struggle with it. During this live training seminar - shot at the Peterbilt Manufacturing Facility in Denton, Texas - Mike Wroblewski explains what Leader Standard Work is, how to successfully implement it, and most importantly how to maintain it with the powerful Kamishibai audit system. Please plan approximately 30 minutes of learning time for each module, including watching the video, taking the quiz, and reviewing supporting documents.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Hoshin Planning
    Learn how to create a vision, mission, and then a hoshin plan of long-term, breakthrough, and annual objectives. Learn about catchball and the vital process of reflection to create organizational learning.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Jean Cunningham on Lean Accounting
    Gemba Academy co-founder Kevin Meyer discusses lean accounting with Jean Cunningham. Jean is one of the original thought leaders on the subject.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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    Collapse Lean Accounting
    In this course we're introduced to lean accounting and the problems of traditional cost accounting.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 02, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

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