Industry Forum and JIPM Complimentary TPM Lecture

Overview:  TPM continues to provide a solid foundation to improve business performance but how does this relate to the future challenges businesses face and industry 4.0?  The increasing volume of data gathered by organisations can lead to added confusion unless it can be effectively understood how to apply learnings to business processes.  Industry Forum alongside… Read more »

TPM for IATF16949

Course overview:    Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) has been introduced as a new requirement for the automotive quality standard based on previous non-conformances noted in the areas of equipment management. This one day overview will provide you with an understanding of the role of TPM within IATF16949, the reasons for its addition to the standard… Read more »

Implementing Autonomous Maintenance

Course overview –   Autonomous Maintenance (AM) is the most distinctive feature of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), and for many the hardest to implement as it involves changes in culture, roles and responsibilities. It has two fundamental aims, the restoration and maintenance of equipment in optimum condition and the development of production team skills and engagement,… Read more »

Change Agent Training

Have you recognised the need to have key personnel in your organisation trained to drive your lean transformation programme? Do you need people who possess the skills to achieve ‘buy-in’ to the change process and have in depth knowledge of the lean foundation tools? The Change Agent Training programme combines the lean techniques and interpersonal… Read more »

5S Essentials Training

Course overview:   Delegates will become competent in understanding and implementing 5C workplace organisation techniques. The participative course is based on practical demonstrations, presentations and open forum discussion. Who should attend:    This course is designed for anyone who is interested in understanding or implementing 5C workplace organisation techniques within their workspace or whole organisation. Topics… Read more »

Standard Work for IATF 16949:2016

Course Overview  A major change in IATF 16949 is that it incorporates many best practices that were once customer specific requirements. The goal of integrating these requirements is to promote industry standardisation and streamline the number of customer-specific requirements. Standard Work is one of these newly added requirements. In section 8.5.1.2, it states that “The… Read more »

Team Leader Essentials

Overview:  The Team Leader Essentials programme is a unique hands-on approach to leadership training within a manufacturing operations environment.The course adopts a unique approach with a real world, ‘day in the life of’ experience that teaches both the technical and interpersonal skills in a simulated factory setting.The Team Leader Essentials programme will provide you with the skills… Read more »

Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Course overview    The objective of the Six Sigma improvement approach is to reduce variation in processes, allowing a more predictable output. Industry Forum believes that Six Sigma improvement activities are most effective in environments where a foundation level of stability has already been established through Lean or Total Productive Maintenance programmes. Six sigma builds… Read more »

Lean Improvement Workplace Simulations

Sustainable Improvement programmes are built on a foundation of improving skills. The Industry Forum Real Time Workshopprogramme will equip key personnel with the knowledge and practical awareness of business improvement tools and techniques. Delivered in a practical, structured environment, the 4 day programme covers:- Quality, Cost, Delivery Measures and Data Analysis 5C/5S Workplace Organisation Understanding work… Read more »

Manufacturing Manager Training (MMT)

Overview The Manufacturing Manager Training programme is an intense and advanced level approach to management training within a manufacturing operations environment, for those who manage and support supervisors / team leaders / cell leaders. The programme has been designed in accordance with and influenced by a study conducted by the Automotive Industry Partnership, that analysed… Read more »