Error Proofing (Online)


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This live online training course is offered by a collaboration of Minnesota State colleges.

Is human error getting in the way of your organization operating at its best? Learn a process to get everyone involved in helping prevent rejects, equipment damage, and accidents that negatively affect your operation. Understand the philosophies and techniques that great companies use to overcome the problems that can occur when mistakes happen. Move beyond the traps of carelessness and inattention, and lead your workforce to engage in solving problems related to human error.

In this training you will learn to understand the techniques and devices, as well as reasons to use these, to move your organization toward a goal of zero defects.

You will learn:

  • What neuroscience and research has learned about making mistakes
  • The elements of effective mistake proofing
  • The methods and devices to prevent errors
  • Tools that help you prevent errors from turning into defects
  • The power of involving your workforce in eliminating errors

Who should take this course:
Production supervisors, managers, quality, design, continuous improvement engineers and technicians as well as everyone who is involved in creating a mistake free environment.

About the Instructor:
Sam Wagner has led continuous improvement, quality, and manufacturing teams in the Aerospace, Construction, and Plastics industries for more than 35 years. With a BS degree in Engineering Management and an MBA, he has coached several companies to successfully apply Toyota Kata, TWI and Lean projects. He is a practitioner of creating Lean culture by using leaders standard work, visual management, tiered management systems, and leadership discipline. Sam is a frequent presenter of best practices at both local and international conferences.

Bring to Class:
Click here to download the Student Manual. This manual contains important information on how to access your live virtual classroom, textbooks and materials you will need for class, and other pertinent information that you should review prior to the first class. Virtual classroom connection information will be emailed to each student approximately 7 – 10 days prior to the course start date.

Day(s): Th
Time: 9:30 AM
Sessions: 1
Contact Hours: 4
Cost: $225.00
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