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Upcoming Events

Fall 2019 Workshops are listed below

Training sessions are held at the following locations

DMACC Ankeny Campus, 2006 S Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA 50023

DMACC Southridge Campus, 1111 E Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA 50315

  

Lean 101- Intro to Lean Manufacturing

Monday, February 17, 2020
DMACC Southridge Center, Rm 20B
A full day course where participants learn how to identify common work wastes and learn to apply various tools and techniques to a simulated factory (circuit board assembly) to reduce waste and improve efficiency.
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Lean Boot Camp

Monday, February 17, 2020 - Thursday, February 20, 2020
DMACC Southridge Center, Rm 20B
This 4-day introductory course provides a solid foundation for those new to lean/continuous improvement. Participants will participate in lectures, discussions, simulations, and classroom activities that will help them learn and apply lean tools and methods back on the job.
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Intro to Lean "Light"

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
DMACC Southridge Center, Rm 20B
This 1/2 day introductory lean class teaches participants about basic lean concepts and tools.  Participants then apply these to a simulated factory (building flashlights) to remove waste and improve efficiency.  Lean 'Light' is a shortened and lighter version of Lean 101.
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Pillars: Intro to Lean for the Office

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
DMACC Southridge Center, Rm 20B
Pillars is an introductory Lean course that teaches employees to see common types of wastes within a work process. Using an office simulation, employees practice applying basic Lean tools to reduce wastes and experience the benefits of time and cost savings possible through process improvement. While the training often helps identify potential improvement projects within an organization, actual evaluation of specific process and wasteful activities are achieved through subsequent workplacelean t
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Value Stream Mapping

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
DMACC Southridge Center, 20B
VSM trains participants how to map all activities in a process from the point of request to
the point of delivery of a product or service so they can evaluate, plan and
prioritize improvements.
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Lean 101-Intro to Lean Manufacturing

Monday, May 11, 2020
DMACC Southridge Center, Rm 20D
A full day course where participants learn how to identify common work wastes and learn to apply various tools and techniques to a simulated factory (circuit board assembly) to reduce waste and improve efficiency.
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For assistance or if you have an questions, please contact Bonnie Slykhuis at 515-238-3485 or email blslykhuis@dmacc.edu.