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Continuous Improvement: Lean and Six Sigma

Lean Boot Camp | OE-LBC001

Date: Course schedule to be announced
Course Length: 3-Days 
Course Fee: 

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In any workplace, every employee can help reduce a company’s overall costs and improve efficiency by decreasing and/or eliminating waste. This  3-day course provides a foundation in Lean practices that are applicable every day, to any role. Appropriate for any type of industry, from manufacturing and private-sector businesses to public service organizations, it prepares participants to contribute to team projects.

The course includes

  • Fundamentals of the Lean approach
  • Basic Lean tools
  • Value stream map development
  • Problem-solving tools
  • Standard work practices
  • Mistake proofing

Through tips, tools, interactive discussion and hands-on activity, participants will gain the basics to make meaningful performance improvements.

PREREQUISITE: None

INSTRUCTOR BIO: Teresa Goodfellow

Teresa has more than 30 years of experience in operations, material management and technical sales positions with manufacturing and distribution companies supplying electronic components and assemblies, communications equipment and instrumentation for commercial, industrial and defense applications.  Teresa holds an MBA in General Management from Dowling College’s Townsend School. She was trained and certified by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) under the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a Lean Manufacturing trainer and implementer. In 2000 she began consulting for the Long Island Forum for Technology, working with small and mid-sized manufacturers to increase their competitiveness, productivity and profitability. Since 2004 she has managed her own corporate consulting firm, successfully training hundreds of corporate employees and facilitating the implementation of continuous improvement techniques at manufacturing and service businesses.  She has also earned status as an APICS (Association for Operations Management) Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).  Teresa teaches at both graduate and undergraduate level as a faculty member of the College of Business since 2007. Teresa also serves as the faculty advisor for the student chapter of APICS. In addition to being an Adjunct faculty member, she is also Principal of Catalyst Consulting Corp.

PARTNERSHIPS:

In 2017, Stony Brook Center for Corporate Education (CCE) entered in to a collaborative agreement with University at Buffalo, The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE), to offer professional development courses in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.  CCE and TCIE were formed for the same purpose:  to increase the competitiveness of companies by strengthening performance.  Both centers operate under the umbrella of the State University of New York (SUNY) and extend education to the working adult through on-site corporate sponsored and open enrollment programs.

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