Productivity offers a wide range of training and educational events to create transformation capabilities.
Public Educational Events
Productivity hosts open-enrollment educational events in Lean and TPM, including certificate and certification programs held at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, trainings, kaizen events and workshops.
On-site Training & Skill development
On-Site Training curricula are custom-designed to meet a wide array of educational needs, from shop-floor and front-line operator/employee trainings to executive education programs. Programs can be customized to suit manufacturing, service, and healthcare environments.
Public Educational Events Highlights
Week 1: March 11-15 / Week 2: April 8-12 / Week 3: May 6-10 / Week 4: June 10-13
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.Register now
2019 Spring Session - April 15-19 – 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.Register now
2019 Spring Session – June 3-7 – 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.Register now
2019 Spring Session – April 29 - May 3 – 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.Register now
Week 1: Sept. 16-20 / Week 2: Oct. 21-25 / Week 3: Nov. 18-22 / Week 4: Dec. 16-19
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.Register now
2019 Spring Session – May 21-24 – Archbold, Ohio – A 3 ½ day certificate program
This certificate program teaches the 7-steps of Autonomous Maintenance and demonstrates the process for conducting AM kaizen events 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.Register now