Lean Enterprise Certificate
- For certification, participants must complete six required workshops listed below (56 hours, 5.6 CEUs) within 18 months.
- You can register individuals to take the entire series (individual certificates) or send a different individual for each workshop (company certificate).
- A new cycle of workshops is offered approximately every six months and enrollment is limited to the first 15 registrants.
- Lean Enterprise Certificate workshops qualify for CEU's from PMI.
- We will customize and deliver this certificate program onsite for a team or companywide.
Registration & Cost
Registration fee pays for all six required workshops manuals and lunches. Call for current price structure and to sign up for August Omaha Group or Grand Island Group. Contact Renee Held at 402.960.9843 or email@example.com
Principles of Lean Manufacturing
Learn the principles of Lean manufacturing and how to apply them. The mix of classroom lecture and live simulation will give you firsthand experience in how Lean improves quality, reduces costs, and increases productivity. Lean Principles provides you with an overview of the power in improving your processes.
Call 402.960.9843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
Omaha Group: May 9, Mammel Hall, UNO College of Business Administration
Grand Island Group: May 25, College Park
Five S Workplace Organization
Based on the classic manufacturing text Five Pillars of the Visual Workplace, this course teaches shopfloor workers the basics of five S's the cleaning and straightening activities that are the foundation for all workplace improvements. Especially useful for operators in manufacturing environments, pilot teams and implementers of Lean manufacturing. This course provides the foundation for creating a Lean environment. For more info, contact Renee Held at 402.960.9843 or email@example.com
Omaha Group: June 7, PVS/Owen
Grand Island Group: Date TBA, McCain Foods
We offer customized 5S on-site at your company and as part of our Lean Enterprise Certificate. Call 402.960.9843 for more information.
Set-up Reduction/Quick Changeover
Learn the fundamental principles of set-up reduction. The course follows the principles first expressed by Dr. Shigeo Shingo and his work on Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED). Participants learn the standard methodology in applying SMED to any type set-up, changeover or process in any industry and environment.
Lincoln Group: April 11, Teledyne Isco
Omaha Group: July 20, Distefano
Grand Island Group: Date TBA, MFS/Global
Value Stream Mapping
In this two-day workshop, learn how to eliminate waste by mapping the flow of products from raw materials through the manufacturing steps to the final product. Real company examples and case studies will be presented. Participants will create current and future state maps for their own company's value stream.
Prerequisites: Participants must have completed NBDC/NMEP Principles of Lean Manufacturing, 5S-Workplace Organization and Set-Up Reduction/Quick Changeover. Contact us prior to class for more information.
Lincoln Group: May 16 & 17, Teledyne Isco
Omaha Group: August 23 & 24, Distefano
Grand Island Group: Date TBA, Overhead Door
Our Value Stream Mapping workshop includes the Lean Office process. Call 402.960.9843 for more information
Cellular Flow Manufacturing
Learn how to link and balance manufacturing operations to reduce lead times, minimize work in process, optimize floor space usage, and improve productivity. The instructor will lead the class through the MEP five-step process for designing and implementing work cells. This process applies to both assembly and machining applications. Includes Kanban and Pull methodology.
Prerequisites: Participants must have completed Value Stream Mapping. They must take Standardized Work concurrently with Cellular Flow Manufacturing.
Lincoln Group: June 14, Teledyne Isco
Omaha Group: September 20, UNO College of Business Administration
Grand Island Group: Date, Location TBA
Documented standards are a requirement for any company seeking to continuously improve. Standardized Work describes a work process and provides a baseline for measuring improvement. This hands-on course will demonstrate how to analyze the interaction of people, materials, methods, and machines in a work process and develop the most effective combination of resources in the best sequence to achieve the desired output and reduce waste.
Prerequisites: Participants must have completed Principles of Lean Manufacturing. They must take Cellular Flow Manufacturing concurrently with Standardized Work.
Lincoln Group: June 18, Teledyne Isco
Omaha Group: October 18, Airlite Plastics
Grand Island Group: Date, Location TBA
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