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Manufacturing Workshop Series – Workshop #3: Intro to Lean Manufacturing

July 16 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Yakima County Development Association partnered up with Impact Washington to offer a four-part manufacturing workshop for small to mid-size businesses. The four-part workshop series is being offered for $120 (value of $2,000).

Workshop 1: Basic Operations 101

Date: May 14, 2020

Time: 7:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

This workshop covers supply chain explanation of the manufacturing process, typical problematic, and standard solutions., financial impact of common bad or wrong practices. Discussion also includes buying process, cost structure, production planning, warehousing, quality assurance, finish goods warehousing and shipping as well as topics such as make to order and make to stock, KPIs and information flow. Core learning is making the connection of production with financials and marketing.


Workshop 2: Quality Management Systems Fundamentals

Date: June 11, 2020

Time: 7:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

This workshop covers the origins of the Quality Management Systems (QMS), the benefits and challenges on the creation, implementation, and sustainment of a QMS. Topics also include the basic structure of QMS (ISO 9001, AS91000D). Core learning is the connection of the QMS with the business as a whole as well as marketing opportunities.


Workshop 3: Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

Date: July 16, 2020

Time: 7:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

This workshop covers the origin of Lean Manufacturing, including principles and eight wastes. Tools and techniques are mentioned and briefly discussed Including; Value Stream Mapping, Visual Administration, 5S, Quick Changeover, Poka Yoke. Core learning is understanding the financial impact of using / not using lean manufacturing in the organization.


Workshop 4: Principles of Lean Manufacturing with Live Simulation Lean 101

Date: August 13, 2020

Time: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Workshop 4 is Impact Washington’s standard Lean 101 Workshop. This class lasts 8 hours, and attendance is limited to 20 individuals.


Register today!

If you’d like to only attend one workshop, you can do so for $15.00 for one of the first three days or $75.00 for just the fourth workshop.

Attending all four workshops is highly recommended.


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July 16
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Event Category:


10 N. 9th Street
Yakima, Washington 98901


Impact Washington