Our Managing for Continuous Improvement (MCI) program is a blended, prescriptive, expert-led training program that will provide you with an opportunity to learn world class business transformational methodologies.  By scheduling one 8 hour module per month over a 5 month period, the components of the program will prepare you to transition to a more thoughtful and “purpose driven” approach to managing your company’s continuous improvement efforts.

The monthly modules are designed to guide you through a natural progression toward sustained competitive growth. The first module is designed to help you understand your role within your company and give you the tools to develop effective mentoring skills. During the second module, you will be setup with the foundation of success from 15 lean manufacturing tools. The third module will help you learn to identify your company’s current state and visualize where it can go. During the fourth module, you’ll work on how to manage and sustain a change culture. During the final model, you’ll work on standardizing the training process within your company to sustain the competitive growth.

Course Components
  • Module One: Engaged Leadership, establishes a focus that involves everyone within the workforce organization and clarifies your role in developing the skills required to mentor organizational improvement efforts.
  • Module Two: Principles of Lean, utilizes lecture and simulation to provide a fundamental understanding of the definition of Lean, the 8 Wastes and the 15 Tools.
  • Module Three:  Value Stream Mapping, creates a detailed understanding  of the current value proposition in order to achieve consensus and plan a future direction.
  • Module Four: Toyota Kata, is a simple, scientific and systematic 4-step daily improvement methodology that ensures working on the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason.
  • Module Five: Training Within Industry Job Instruction, utilizes a simple breakdown sheet to establish a standard way to complete a task and a 4-step method for training all involved to do so safely, correctly and conscientiously
  • Module Six: On Site Assistance, one day in support of company’s continuous improvement efforts by providing one-on-one coaching and assessing to help identify improvement opportunities.
Who Should Attend

CEO’s Managers, Supervisors, Technical Managers, Operators, Manufacturing Engineers, Process Engineers, Quality Coordinators, Mechanics, Lean Champions, Kaizen Facilitators, Team Leaders, anyone in your organization can benefit from this program. Continuous Improvement requires participation by all levels of an organization (i.e., Leadership, Management and Value Adders).

Course Cohort Locations
  • Hot Springs – February 12 – June 11th
  • Dardanelle – February 14 – June 13th
  • Stuttgart – February 26 – June25th
  • Jonesboro – February 28 – June 27th
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September 2019

$1,500.00

MANAGING FOR CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT – Dardanelle

September 26th, 2019 - February 20th, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Russellville Regional Economic Development Alliance
708 West Main Street
Russellville, AR 72801 United States

Our Managing for Continuous Improvement (MCI) program is a blended, prescriptive, expert-led training program that will provide you with an opportunity to learn world class business transformational methodologies.  By scheduling one 8 hour module per month over a 5 month period, the components of the program will prepare you to transition to a more thoughtful and “purpose driven” approach to managing your company’s continuous improvement efforts. The monthly modules are designed to guide you through a natural progression toward sustained competitive growth. The first module is designed…

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December 2019

National Park College: CNC Mill Setup and Operation

December 2nd, 2019 - February 6th, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
National Park College – Innovation Technologies Center
2233 Albert Pike Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913 United States
cnc machining

This class is scheduled to begin on the evening of Monday, December 2nd on Mondays and Wednesdays through February 6th. The classes begin at 4:30 and end at 7pm. There will be no classes on December 23, 25, 30 and January 1. This class prepares students for entry-level positions as CNC Operators or set-up technicians. Students will learn basic programming, set-up, and operation of a HAAS TM 1p Computer Numerical Control (CNC) milling machine.  Students will use machine control simulators throughout. Topics…

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