Public Educational Events
Productivity Inc. hosts open-enrollment educational events in Lean and Total Productive Maintenance; including certificate and certification programs, kaizen events and workshops. Lean and TPM are all about continuous learning. Explore the links below to learn more about these open-enrollment educational programs.
A Consultant-Led Series of Virtual Events
Sit your improvement strategy atop a solid foundation
We invite leaders to reenergize their improvement efforts by returning to the basics. The timing could not be better to regroup and refocus your organization on those things that will make a difference in 2021…improvements in quality, cost, delivery and safety. No surprise, the foundational principles of Lean have a lot to offer here to help you.
September 13-17 – A 5-day fully-accredited program
Provide an understanding of the foundational Lean techniques specifically designed for application in a service organization or manufacturing service environment. Designed for service and administrative managers looking to start a Lean effort in their organization.Read more
Week 1: Sept 13-17 / Week 2: Oct 11-15 / Week 3: Nov 8-12 / Week 4: Dec 6-9
The Lean Manager Certification program develops the knowledge, capabilities, and confidence to improve your organization through the application of Lean techniques. This fully-accredited certification is jointly offered by Productivity Inc. and The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business...Read more
September 27th - October 1st – A 5-day Lean Certificate Program
In this live virtual event, learn how Lean techniques coupled with a Lean mindset speed throughput, eliminate quality issues, increase workplace satisfaction and improve customer service. The result: a 50 to 90% performance improvement plus an energized, visual laboratory workplace.
The Four Cornerstones of Transformation
A Consultant-Led Virtual Event – October 5-8, 2021
Forward-thinking leaders have the resolve to foster Lean Thinking in mindsets, processes, customer relationships, project management – to keep their enterprises in motion.
October 5-8 - a 3 ½ day hands on learning event
This event teaches the 7-steps of Autonomous Maintenance and demonstrates the process for conducting AM steps 1-3 in your facility. Designed for production, maintenance and engineering managers, supervisors, team leaders and process owners interested in improving equipment and process reliability and safety.Read more
A live 6-hour virtual seminar – October 6 – 10:30am-5:30pm EDT
Regrouping and refocusing your organization now, to concentrate on the vital few -- those things that will make a real difference to your organization’s performance -- seems a prudent thing to do. But how do you take all of the things there are to do, distill them down to the critical few and then defuse them throughout the entire organization? Through Hoshin Kanri.Read more
A live 6-hour virtual seminar – October 7 - 10:30am-5:30pm EDT
Ensuring sustainment through organization-wide operational governance.
A daily management system is a set of standard practices that keep improvement efforts on track and moving forward. DMS is the missing link in many operational excellence initiatives and the key to long-term sustainment by providing a structured way for leaders-at-all-levels to engage and provide direct, in-the-workplace, management and teaching routines.
A live 6-hour virtual seminar - Dates coming soon... – 10:30am-5:30pm Eastern time
Applying Lean methods and mindsets to your lab operations will speed throughput, expand capacity, improve customer service, reinforce expertise, and provide a better working environment for associates. Turning your quality control and R&D labs into a strategic advantage for your organization.Read more