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 Workshop-Kanban Scheduling

Kanban Scheduling Systems

Design, Implementation and Operation

In this practical, real-life workshop participants learn to design and implement kanban scheduling systems that are simple and effective. 

The seminar includes step-by-step procedures, simulation games and exercises. In a class project, learning teams apply their new knowledge and design a system for a part of their own factory. 

Program Summary

Format Onsite Workshop Online Who Should Attend?
Time 2-Day 2-4 Wks  Managers
Engineers 
Production Supervisors   Operators
Production Schedulers
Cost $5700 (Includes Travel) $4700
Participants 5-40 5-20
Next Step Call us at 816-931-1414

Participants Will Learn...

What Kanban Is & Where It Fits
Practical Experience
How To Design the System
Integration of Kanban

Program Outline

1. Production Scheduling & Control

What Is Production Scheduling?

Six Basic Methods

Selecting A Team Project From Your Factory

Using Process Maps (Exercise)

Operating A Kanban System (Simulation Game)

2. Designing The Kanban System

Demand & Supply Analysis

Signaling

Establishing Stockpoints

Selecting Containers

Estimating Kanban Quantities

Textbook Exercise

Examples

Team Project Work

3. Practical Applications

Special Situations

Suppliers & Kanban

Team Projects

4. Implementing Kanban

Guidelines

Integration With MRP/ERP

More Examples

Participant Projects

4. Implementing Kanban

Guidelines

Integration With MRP/ERP

More Examples

Participant Projects


Kanban Game Results


Super-Simple Kanban

Manufacturing Kanban

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