Online Lean Manufacturing Training Teaches Quick Changeover and SMED

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Gemba Academy releases new computer-based lean manufacturing training course on how to cut equipment changeover times in half, reduce inventory, free up cash and reduce lead-times.

With this course we have taken computer-based learning to another level

Lean manufacturing is helping companies worldwide reduce operating costs, improve quality and contribute to profitable growth. Online learning is increasingly becoming an important way for people to gain practical knowledge on implementing lean manufacturing. Gemba Academy, the leader in online learning solutions for lean manufacturing has released a Quick Changeover Online Training Course.

The 12-module online Quick Changeover training course with six hours of learning material covers theoretical and practical aspects of quick changeover, with an actual case study demonstrating how the SMED principles are applied step by step to achieve dramatic reductions in lost time.

"With this course we have taken computer-based learning to another level," said Ron Pereira, chief instructor for Gemba Academy and lean six sigma master black belt. "We documented an actual case resulting in a 66% changeover time reduction on a press at Ram Technologies. We deliver not only theory, but actual practice and encourage everyone to achieve similar benefits with these widely applicable SMED principles."

Gemba Academy offers on-demand, high quality, low cost online training solutions in the areas of lean manufacturing, the Toyota Production System and continuous improvement. Currently more than 24 hours of online learning content are available through 50 video modules, 33 quizzes, 54 documents, and one audio book. Gemba Academy offers free online training on various lean manufacturing and continuous improvement topics.

"Within lean manufacturing the ability to increase flexibility while reducing inventory is a key capability. Quick changeover and SMED enables this. Following the step by step method in this course will enable organizations to turn work in process inventory into cash while improving on-time delivery. We are very excited to make this new course available," says Kevin Meyer, Gemba Academy partner and founder of Factory Strategies Group.

About Gemba Academy:
Gemba Academy provides high quality online training for individuals and groups by leveraging leading edge technologies and deep experience in the application of business process improvement methodologies.

Contact:
Jon Miller, Partner
Gemba Academy LLC
866-599-1398
http://www.GembaAcademy.com

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