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.
Week 1: March 8-12 / Week 2: April 5-9 / Week 3: May 3-7 / Week 4: June 7-10
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, educating Lean managers and Lean leaders since 2001.Read more
4-day Consultant-Led Virtual event – April 20-23, 2021
Building a Lean enterprise requires a shared vision and an understanding that everything must change -- mindsets, processes, work, customer relationships -- in order to generate and sustain short and long-term growth in a continuously evolving environment.Read more
April 26 - 30 – A 5-day fully-accredited program
Provides an understanding of the core techniques for improving manufacturing performance and equipment reliability. Designed for maintenance and production resources seeking a solid understanding of the fundamental techniques for improving the maintenance process. Fully accredited certification for TPM managers and reliability leaders since 2010.Read more
Check back for dates – A 4-day program
A hands-on training featuring an interactive look inside an actual 3P project with the team members that did the work. Created to teach a process for rapidly designing (or redesigning) product and production processes to ensure capability and build in quality, reliability, and flow-takt-pull. Designed for managers of engineering, product, development, and manufacturing looking for radical improvement in design of lean supply chains, facilities, value streams, right-sized equipment, processes, products and services.Read more
Week 1: May 10-14 / Week 2: June 7-11 / Week 3: July 12-15
This program develops resources capable of leading/managing a Lean transformation in your service or administrative environment and is designed for senior and middle managers looking to drive waste from their processes to boost enterprise-wide performance and improve customer service. This is a fully-accredited certification designed specifically for administrative and service industry professionals.Read more
Spring 2021 Check back for dates... – A 5-day Lean Certificate Program
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Learn how the Lean fundamentals and a Lean mindset apply to reduce lead time, eliminate quality issues and expedite the batch release process. The result: a 50 to 90% performance improvement plus an energized Visual Laboratory workplace.Read more
May 18-21, 2021 – 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.
June 14 - 18 – A 5-day fully-accredited program
Provides an understanding of the core Lean principles and techniques and how to use them to support your organization's CI effort. Designed for those seeking a solid understanding of Lean techniques and for managers, supervisors, and team leaders responsible for continuous improvement projects. Productivity Inc. and The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business join together to offer the Lean Tool Awareness Certificate Program (LTAC). Learn how to implement Lean and enhance positive change in your company through this unique program, taught by the leaders in Lean education.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
Week 1: Sept. 20-24 / Week 2: Oct. 18-22 / Week 3: Nov. 15-19 / Week 4: Dec. 13-16
Created to develop resources capable of leading/managing a dynamic maintenance management and equipment improvement process using Total Productive Maintenance. Fully accredited certification for TPM managers and reliability leaders since 2010.Read more