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.
The Four Cornerstones of Transformation
A Consultant-Led Virtual Event – April 20-23, 2021
Forward-thinking leaders have the resolve to foster Lean Thinking in mindsets, processes, customer relationships, project management – to keep their enterprises in motion.
A live 6-hour virtual seminar – April 21 – 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 – April 22nd - 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.
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
A Consultant-Led Series of Virtual Events – April 30 - August 20, 2021
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.
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
A live 6-hour virtual seminar - June 11, 2021 – 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
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
Spring 2021 June 21-25 – 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.
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