Ensuring that you have the right processes in place across your manufacturing operations can provide significant benefits to your ability to satisfy customer demand, your ability to bring new products to market and your ability to apply improvements and new technologies to your manufacturing operations.

Whether it’s Total Productive Maintenance, Lean, Six Sigma, Problem solving and more, Industry Forum can provide you with a range of training courses to support initiatives from large manufacturing improvement programmes across a multi-site organisation to single projects in an individual plant. Industry Forum has a proven record of helping manufacturers of all sizes achieve their operational goals.

Here is a full list of our Manufacturing Operations training courses:

Automotive

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 »

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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 »

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Cross-Sector

Daily Management

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 »

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Lean Improvement

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 »

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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 »

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Manufacturing Leadership

Course overview:   A operational leader is someone who sees how the individual elements of an organisation fit together and work to create the larger outcome. The Senior Leadership Training is designed to give delegates the required skills and knowledge to increase operational performance at all levels of an organisation. Customer Case Study When Liberty Pressing… Read more »

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Operational Management

Who should attend:   This problem solving training course is designed for delegates who are involved in activities and effective non conformity management for both internal and external concerns.This problem solving training course will help delegates develop relevant skills and knowledge for using problem solving tools and techniques within their organisation to effectively determine root causes… Read more »

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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 »

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TPM

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 »

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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 »

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Course Overview:  This course gives an introduction to the concepts and principles that lie behind TPM and how to use TPM to eliminate organisational losses. Delegates will learn that TPM is much more than a maintenance technique and how it can become part of an organisation-wide improvement programme. The course focuses on the 12 Step… Read more »

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