The TIME Center and its partners offer a variety of education and training workshops. For dates and times, see the News and Events calendar or visit the specific partner college website for special announcements.
Project Lead The Way® (PLTW) is a not-for-profit organization promoting pre-engineering courses for middle and high school students. PLTW forms partnerships with public schools, higher education institutions, and the private sector to increase the quantity and quality of engineers and engineering technologists.
Current offerings include:
Working cost-effectively and working green are top priorities for highly competitive manufacturers. This workshop, developed with input from local manufacturers, provides simple steps for implementing lean and green practices that work.
Harnessing the Power of Green Teams seminar
Additional dates added soon
Contact Cliff Ishmael for registration information
A short introduction to the course is provided here.
For a short vignette of the panelists, click here.
VOA 406 | $250
This overview of organizational applications of lean principles and practices introduces a variety of lean tools, as well as strategies for implementation. Course activities alternate between content presentation and facilitated simulation activities, during which lean concepts are applied to traditional business and production operations.
VOA 407 | $250
This course examines the logic behind visual workplace organization and 5S processes. The 5S improvement system for implementing workplace visual organization is covered, along with methods and tools for standardizing and sustaining the new workplace. Students employ 5S concepts and methods in scenario-based simulation activities in which the impact on safety, order, cleanliness, and organization are explored.
VOA 414 | $250
This course provides an overview of lean concepts and their application to office, support, and administrative processes. Course activities alternate between content presentation and facilitated simulation activities, during which lean concepts are applied to a traditional office process. Participants will apply these in a simulated kaizen event.
VOA 445 | FREE
This half-day seminar provides an overview of lean concepts and their applications to office, support, and administrative processes. Lean concepts are applied to a traditional office process and cover value added and non-value added elements, lean tools and techniques, office value stream mapping, current state mapping, and action plan generation.
“The TIME Center continues to serve as an agent of change by accelerating the transformation of manufacturing and meeting industry needs in creative and effective ways.”
Dr. Michael Galiazzo, Executive Director
Regional Manufacturing Institute
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