FEBRUARY 7, 2013 •THURSDAY 8:30AM-11:00AM
UMASS CONTINUING & PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM, HADLEY, MASS
LEAN THINKING: RESULTS, NOT THEORY A special FREE workshop for all interested business owners, presidents, general and key managers from Western Mass companies. Whether you want to reduce waste and inefficiency on your factory floor or in your office, this workshop will help you. Come learn to identify common profit robbing wastes that often go unnoticed until too late; enact problem identification/analysis methods to prioritize efforts; implement corrective action options and techniques that are practical, not theoretical; and realize how to build the key “must have” company attitude and commitment for success; and avoid the common reasons for failure. The workshop will be led by Dave Lyman, who has many years of experience improving processes and efficiencies in companies far and wide, including several well known Western Mass businesses. (register by contacting Ira Bryck at 413 545 4545 or Ira@UMassFBC.com -- limited to first 30 registrants, up to 3 per company)
Faciliated by DAVE LYMAN, who has since facilitated projects in more than 85 companies throughout the U.S. and Canada ranging in size from 5 to 2000 employees. He specializes in Lean Manufacturing and Lean Office initiatives. Prior and present most notable clients include U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington D.C., Bowtech in Eugene, Oregon, Savage Arms in Westfield, Ma., Sanderson MacLeod in Palmer, Ma. and Atlantic Fasteners in West Springfield, Mass. He has held a variety of management positions in his 20 years working for Smith & Wesson.