IMPORTANT NOTICE: This is traditionally a face-to-face classroom training program, but the October session will be held online in response to UNH's current recommendations for distance learning due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The concept of Lean is being used in many industries and businesses. Originally developed for manufacturing, Lean is primarily about solving problems and can be applied in most any type of business or organization.
In Lean Concepts and Problem Solving, you will explore and discuss basic Lean principles and thinking. Workshop topics will include people involvement; waste reduction; standardization; visual management; A3 problem solving; value stream mapping; and 5S workplace organization. Hands-on demonstrations will be used to emphasis concepts.
Joe Cunningham has worked as an Industrial Engineer for many years in industry improving processes and reducing waste. Currently he is a professor at New Hampshire Technical Institute and UNH Manchester, teaching Automation and Lean Manufacturing in the engineering technology programs.