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Interactive Lean workshops for managers and executives

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MIKE James, Group Managing Director of ATS International , will run a one-day workshop in Melbourne on Wednesday June 28, 2006 for manufacturers who wish to become market leaders in their industry by implementing Lean Manufacturing principles in their organisation.

Mr James is responsible for the implementation of Lean Manufacturing techniques at several global players in the automotive, aerospace, food and beverage and consumer goods industries.

This interactive workshop will be an ideal environment to meet with other manufacturers and share thoughts, using a practical hands-on team approach.

Attendees will be able to reflect on the Lean Manufacturing processes in real-life environments with examples from Rolls Royce and Toyota.

The workshop will emphasis interactivity, with an opportunity to learn best practices from peers.

Workshop topics:

* Lean/Six for non-manufacturing processes

* How to implement Lean/Six in your organisation

* TPM (Total Productive Maintenance)

* OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness).


* Why use Kaizen to become Lean

* Basics of Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen

* Basics of Six Sigma

* How do Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Techniques interact

* First Lean steps

* How to implement

* Just in time

* Variability reduction and standardisation

* The manufacturing facility

* Scope of Lean Manufacturing.

The workshop will be held at Monash University, Cnr Wellington Road and Blackburn Road, Clayton Campus, Building 10, Campus Centre, Melbourne, Australia, in the 1st Floor Private Dining Room (formerly Graeme Sweeny Room). It will run from 9am till 4pm.

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