Mukilteo, WA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014
Gemba Academy, a leading provider of online video-based Lean and Six Sigma training, announces several new additions to the Gemba Live! series.
In a series of sixteen on-site videos, Gemba Academy's Ron Pereira chronicles the lean transformation at NFI Industries in Chino Hills, California. NFI is a third party logistics company that started with lean only year earlier. The company has made huge strides in a short time and, while the admittedly have much more to accomplish, the viewer will see how passionate the managers and associates are to improve every aspect of their business.
Three video interviews with noted lean and six sigma thought leaders, all recorded at the Association for Manufacturing Excellence annual conference in Toronto, have also been added to the Lean Thinker series of Gemba Live! Karen Martin, author of The Outstanding Organization: Generate Business Result by Eliminating Chaos, and Value Stream Mapping: How to Visualize Work and Align Leadership for Organizational Transformation, discusses the importance of value stream mapping to create change.
Dan Markovitz, author of A Factory of One: Applying Lean Principles to Banish Waste and Improve Your Personal Performance, discusses how lean methods can be applied to personal productivity. Michael Bremer, author of The Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook, Escape the Improvement Trap: Five Ingredients Missing in Most Improvement Recipes, and Six Sigma Financial Tracking and Reporting, discusses the importance of asking "why" when creating change.
Cloud-based delivery solutions enable Gemba Academy to provide content to each client seamlessly, including continuous content updates. As new videos become available, such as the new series shot at NFI, access is automatically provided to Gemba Academy subscribers at no additional cost. Content can be accessed online and is optimized for mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones, making it accessible and optimal both for individual use and instructor-led training. Video topics range from Lean topics such as 5S Workplace Productivity and Value Stream Mapping to Six Sigma topics such as Statistical Process Control, Process Mapping, and Measurement System Analysis.
About Gemba Academy:
Gemba Academy, a leading provider of video-based Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma training, has delivered online training to more than 2,000 companies around the globe including Lear, the U.S. Air Force, and Mass Mutual. Designed by and for real practitioners, Gemba Academy has revolutionized online training with their unique “site based subscription” model and never charges a per-use or per-person fee. With over 120 hours of training and more than 500 videos, Gemba Academy provides flexible solutions and access to a wide selection of videos that can serve as a baseline for training or enhance existing continuous improvement efforts.