Course Detail: MFG343 - Kaizen Event Facilitation

Purdue University Fort Wayne leverages the resources of Purdue University by teaming up with their MEP program to offer this training.

The Mission:
To advance economic prosperity, health, and quality of life in Indiana and beyond. Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) provides high value, affordable solutions to help businesses increase profitability. As advocates for Indiana's thousands of manufacturers, our staff leverages resources in both the public and private sectors to help identify areas of improvement, streamline processes, and ultimately increase competitiveness.



Kaizen Event Facilitation
This continuous improvement methodology combines Lean Manufacturing Tools such as the 5S system of Workplace Organization and Standardization, Cells, Pull/Kanban, Set-up Reduction, and Line Balancing. Each tool incorporates team empowerment, brainstorming, and problem solving to rapidly make improvements to a specific product or portions of work processes.

Take all five workshops to earn the certificate:

Cellular Flow Manufacturing

Pull/Kanban System

Problem Solving Using PDCA, A3, and Root Cause Analysis

Standard Work & Error Proofing

This workshop will be offered in-person on Purdue Fort Wayne's campus. Please see current health and safety guidelines and requirements here: Purdue Fort Wayne Health & Safety Guidelines


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