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  1. Cell Design poster image

    Cell Design

    Work­ing in a flow deliv­ers ben­e­fits in terms of speed, qual­i­ty, safe­ty, cost, and­cus­tomer sat­is­fac­tion. Cre­at­ing flow requires con­nect­ing process­es and link­ing them close­ly together.Often this takes the form of a cell. Learn the prac­ti­cal steps and prin­ci­ples that guide us through thes­tudy of our prod­ucts, process­es, equip­ment, mate­ri­als, and peo­ple when design­ing a cell.

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    Letter Puzzle Game

    Exer­cis­es, games, and sim­u­la­tions are fun, inter­ac­tive ways to learn new con­cepts. The Let­ter Puz­zle Game is a twen­ty-minute exer­cise that’s suit­able for groups of most sizes. Facil­i­ta­tors can use the Let­ter Puz­zle Game as a fun way to teach ways to improve job train­ing, qual­i­ty, 5S work­place orga­ni­za­tion, and even break the ice at a train­ing event or meeting.

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    Bouncy Ball Game

    Exer­cis­es, games, and sim­u­la­tions are fun, inter­ac­tive ways to learn new­con­cepts. The Boun­cy Ball Game is a sim­ple activ­i­ty that teams of five or more can do in about thir­tymin­utes. Facil­i­ta­tors can use the Boun­cy Ball Game as a fun way to intro­duce new con­cepts, stim­u­late­dis­cus­sions, and even break the ice at a train­ing event or meeting.

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    Bowtie Analysis

    Every work­place comes with haz­ards. Bowtie Analy­sis is a pow­er­ful risk analy­sis tool used to iden­ti­fy, eval­u­ate, and address spe­cif­ic haz­ards with­in your orga­ni­za­tion, whether that be a chem­i­cal spill on a fac­to­ry floor or a med­ical error in a hos­pi­tal. Learn how this tool, which com­bines fea­tures of Fault Tree Analy­sis and Event Analy­sis, can shed light on all kinds of poten­tial issues and how you can inter­vene before these risks cause real damage.

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  5. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) poster image

    Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

    Fail­ure Modes and Effects Analy­sis, abbre­vi­at­ed FMEA, is a struc­tured approach for iden­ti­fy­ing the ways that a prod­uct or process can fail, what caus­es the fail­ure, and how this affects the cus­tomer. Learn how to apply FMEA to improv­ing the safe­ty, reli­a­bil­i­ty, and per­for­mance of process­es, prod­ucts, and services.

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    Autonomous Maintenance

    TPM engages every­one in the orga­ni­za­tion in activ­i­ties to min­i­mize all types of equip­ment loss­es. The ben­e­fits include increased capac­i­ty, more reli­able process­es, and ele­vat­ed skill lev­els. There are 8 pil­lar activ­i­ties in TPM that sys­tem­at­i­cal­ly improve equip­ment effec­tive­ness while build­ing a robust main­te­nance sys­tem. TPM can be adopt­ed ful­ly step-by-step, or selec­tive­ly to com­ple­ment a lean pro­duc­tion system.

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  7. How To Do Cross-Training poster image

    How To Do Cross-Training

    All orga­ni­za­tions need effec­tive ways to train new employ­ees, become more flex­i­ble in respond­ing to chang­ing cus­tomer demands, estab­lish suc­ces­sion plans, and improve team­work. Cross-train­ing is a proven prac­tice used to achieve these things and more. Learn the pre­req­ui­sites, tools, and tech­niques for using cross-train­ing to devel­op a mul­ti-skilled workforce

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    Planned Maintenance

    Estab­lish­ing the Planned Main­te­nance pil­lar of TPM improves equip­ment reli­a­bil­i­ty, reduces cost,and devel­ops the capa­bil­i­ty of peo­ple. Planned Main­te­nance helps orga­ni­za­tions shift from reac­tive or break­down main­te­nance to proac­tive prac­tices such as peri­od­ic main­te­nance and pre­dic­tive main­te­nance. Learn the key 12 activ­i­ties for estab­lish­ing Planned Main­te­nance that are rolled out in 6 phases.

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    Focused Improvement

    Focused Improve­ment is a set of activ­i­ties designed to increase the Over­all Equip­ment Effec­tive­ness, or OEE, of plants and their process­es. Learn how Focused Improve­ment tar­gets the six big loss­es one by one, the dif­fer­ent meth­ods and tools used, and how it builds the sta­bil­i­ty nec­es­sary for oth­er pil­lars of TPM.

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    How to do Brainstorming

    Bring order to your brain­storm­ing ses­sions with tools such as affin­i­ty dia­grams, and PICK charts. Plus learn how to facil­i­tate brain­storm­ing sessions. 

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    Fault Tree Analysis

    Get the tools you need to under­stand sys­tem fail­ures and iden­ti­fy the best ways to reduce your risk.

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  12. Creative Tension poster image

    Creative Tension

    Reframe your think­ing by not get­ting bur­dened by obsta­cles, but rather view­ing them as a series of challenges.

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  13. How to Use an X-Matrix poster image

    How to Use an X‑Matrix

    New to our exist­ing Hoshin Plan­ning course, dive deep­er into the X‑Matrix.

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  14. Measuring TPM Effectiveness poster image

    Measuring TPM Effectiveness

    You can’t have an effec­tive TPM pro­gram with­out met­rics! Get the infor­ma­tion you need for mea­sur­ing your TPM pro­gram in this course. 

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    Introduction to TPM

    All of the basics to start­ing your own TPM pro­gram can be found in this course.

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  16. Coaching Kata Essentials poster image

    Coaching Kata Essentials

    Our Toy­ota Kata course keeps get­ting bet­ter! Get the skills nec­es­sary to be an effec­tive Kata coach.

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  17. Coaching Kata Insights poster image

    Coaching Kata Insights

    Learn from real-life Toy­ota Kata pro­fes­sion­als what makes an effec­tive coach. 

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  18. Kata Applications and Case Studies poster image

    Kata Applications and Case Studies

    Improve­ment Kata exam­ples from the health­care, phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal, man­u­fac­tur­ing, gov­ern­ment, and con­struc­tion industries. 

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  19. Using Kata to Address Wicked Problems in Safety poster image

    Using Kata to Address Wicked Problems in Safety

    See how Kata is being used to address work­er safety.

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  20. 10 Lessons Learned from Kata in Healthcare poster image

    10 Lessons Learned from Kata in Healthcare

    What are the top 10 things you need to know about apply­ing Toy­ota Kata to health­care? This 12 video series explores that question.

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  21. Non-verbal Communication in Coaching Kata poster image

    Non-verbal Communication in Coaching Kata

    Stud­ies of human psy­chol­o­gy show that the major­i­ty of com­mu­ni­ca­tion that hap­pens between peo­ple is non-ver­bal. Learn the impor­tance of non-ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion in prac­tic­ing the coach­ing kata.

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