SMART MANUFACTURING THROUGH CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT 27 Feb – 1 Mar 2019

COURSE OVERVIEW

A decisive response from business decision makers to invest in process transformation will enable the manufacturing enterprises to renew and rejuvenate manufacturing. A ‘sprint to value’ forms the basis to ‘get on’ with process redesign that takes on the digital and technological advances to implement lean solutions that advances to Industry 4.0 (I4.0).
The urgency for transformation arises from a number of imperatives including:

  • Regulatory challenges including macro-economic and geopolitical challenges
  • Cost of energy – natural resources are limited
  • Competition from a customer experience perspective
  • Complex supply chain that crosses national boundaries
  • Compliance with Social, Economic and Environmental requirements
  • Smart technologies
  • Premiums on human talent

AGILE manufacturing collaborates to release products that deliver value. Collaboration occurs through the interactions of work teams and with customers to determine the flow of materials, through the interactions of work teams and with customers to determine the flow of materials,
information, and decisions that respond and adapt to changing expectations and environment. Business Process Improvement (BPI) is the corner stone that underpins these initiatives, efforts and information, and decisions that respond and adapt to changing expectations and environment. Business Process Improvement (BPI) is the corner stone that underpins these initiatives, efforts and resources to assure the delivery of value solutions. Each increment in value is delivered swiftly and resources to assure the delivery of value solutions. Each increment in value is delivered swiftly and responsibly.

TRAINER

Dr. John Man
Advisor, Coach & Trainer Business Process Transformation, Smart Process International

John Man has International experience in defence, banking and manufacturing at various senior management positions to strategize and deploy the full range of value creation initiatives through lean methods and Six Sigma. Primary accelerator of productivity growth, business and factory expansion, leading and implementing projects from supply chain management, product development and operations. Releasing enterprises from Industry 2.5 to implement Industry 4.0 solutions. John facilitated process transformation teams to increase throughput yield, improve outgoing quality assurance, reduce labour cost, and increase production efficiency through rigorous process analysis. His most recent work was in an Electronics Manufacturing enterprise where solutions implemented enabled the organization to realise revenue growth of >300M over 7 years.

John accelerated the business improvement program at the Family Assistance Office in Adelaide by establishing call centre performance baselines and formalizing value stream maps for the on-going interaction activities. John has lead trainings worldwide and he has a Ph.D. in Organization Development and Change.