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Thursday, 20 September 2018 09:46

Lean Yellow Belt Certification - Fall 2018

PEO Grand River Chapter proudly presents: Lean Yellow Belt Certification Training

WHO: All PEO Grand River Chapter P.Engs, EITs and OACETT members interested in developing the knowledge, skills and confidence to apply the funamental LEAN tools in order to contribute fully to problem solving and continuous improvement activities within their organization.

WHAT: Lean Yellow Belt Certification for $660 (3-DAY Session includes 60% discounteed fee, refreshments and lunch; breakfast not included)

WHERE:  Metalumen Manufacturing, Inc, 570 Southgate Drive, Guelph, ON N1G 4P6

WHEN: Wednesday to Friday October 24 - 26, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Registration 8:00 - 8:30 am)

This Yellow Belt Certification training is a three-day module-based program developed with the focus on understanding the practical application of the LEAN tools and concepts through a combination of interactive & hands-on activities and classroom training.

COURSE MODULES (3 DAYS)

  • MODULE 1: Intro to LEAN
  • MODULE 2: Value Stream Mappling (VSM)
  • MODULE 3: 5S Methodology
  • MODULE 4: Standardized Work
  • MODULE 5: Tools for Employee Engagement
  • MODULE 6: Group Presentation & Graduation

Dress Code: Business Casual

Contact: Jonathan Velasco, P.Eng. M.Eng, PMP jbvelasco@rogers.com

REGISTRATION  

Thursday, 20 September 2018 09:27

Lean White Belt Certification - Fall 2018

PEO Grand River Chapter proudly presents: Lean White Belt Certification Training

WHO: All PEO Grand River Chapter P.Engs, EITs and OACETT members interested in an introduction to the philosophy, terminology, and core tools of LEAN Thinking.  Other PEO Chapter members welcome.

WHAT: Lean White Belt Certification for $160 (includes 60% discounteed fee, refreshments and lunch; breakfast not included)

WHERE:  Metalumen Manufacturing, Inc, 570 Southgate Drive, Guelph, ON N1G 4P6

WHEN: Saturday October 20, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Registration 7:30 - 8:00 am)

 

This Lean White Belt Certification training is a one-day interactive, hands-on, simplicity driven workshop that makes lean thinking and lean manufacturing principles easy to understand through a "learning by doing" simulation.

At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the seven wastes
  • Determine 'value added' and 'non value added'
  • Describe the impact of facilty layout and set-up time on production
  • Calculate takt time and describe a "pull" type control system

Dress Code: Business Casual

Contact: Jonathan Velasco, P.Eng. M.Eng, PMP jbvelasco@rogers.com

REGISTRATION  

Sunday, 16 September 2018 21:51

EIT Frisbee Tournament

Please join us for the first ever EIT Frisbee Tournament for a chance to meet new EITs in the area!

Who: EITs, Engineering Students & Recent Graduates

What: EIT Night - Frisbee Tournament

Where: Exhibition Park (70 Division St, Guelph, ON N1H 1R3)

When: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Teamwork, Networking and Highlighting the Importance of Active Lifestyle Team sports have been proven to increase problem solving and group management skills as well as increase fitness and mitigate long term adverse health effects.

It is important for EITs to remain active as they transition from a school lifestyle to a working lifestyle.

EITs, all students in their final years of university, and those considering becoming an EIT are also invited to attend!

Register Here: REGISTRATION

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