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Missouri Enterprise seminars, workshops and training classes are designed to help companies and individuals upgrade their skills, learn new ones, increase productivity, reduce costs, conserve energy and resources, create new products and improve existing ones. If you would like to suggest a topic, please contact your Missouri Enterprise Area Business Manager.

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2018 Missouri Manufacturing Challenge Workshop Series - Lean Executive Overview (CG)

From learning about value-added vs. non-value-added processes, to the benefits of incorporating 5S, to efficiency in warehousing—this executive overview will provide actionable knowledge for you to take back to your place of business.

The session will be led by Dave Goebel, a Lean Practitioner who has been applying Lean principles for nearly 30 years. In addition, Dave is certified as a Silver Level Lean Practitioner by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

 The content covered in this session includes:

  •  How Lean fits into a Continuous Improvement System
  •  Lean Tools and Terminology
    • Defining Lean
    • The Goals of Lean
    • Value Added vs. Non-Value Added
    • Management Responsibilities
    • Lean Culture
    • The 8 Wastes of Lean
    • Standard Work
    • 5S
    • Visual Controls
    • Facility Layout
    • Quality at the Source
    • Teams
    • Batch Reduction
    • Point of Use Storage
    • Push vs. Pull
    • Kanban
    • Quick Changeover
    • Cells
    • Takt Time
    • Total Productive Maintenance
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Poka Yoke
  •  Why Lean Sometimes Fails


The knowledge that you’ll gain in this event will potentially take your organization to new levels of performance. Please come and join us

 April 27, 2018, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.- Lean Executive Overview

    • Instructor: Dave Goebel
    • Partner: Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce
    • Location: Regional Development Center, 220 North Fountain St., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
    • Cost: $150 (for up to two participants per company)


Event Properties

Event Date 04-27-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 04-27-2018 2:00 pm
Registration Start Date 03-06-2018 12:00 pm
Cut off date 04-26-2018 12:00 pm
Individual Price $150.00
Location Cape Girardeau Regional Development Center
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
2 75.00
$150.00 18