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      How to Run a Successful Kaizen Event (Acworth Manufacturing Growth Meeting Series) in Acworth

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      November 20, 2019

      Wednesday  11:30 AM

      5198 Ross Road , Building D - Economic Development
      Acworth, Georgia

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      How to Run a Successful Kaizen Event (Acworth Manufacturing Growth Meeting Series)

      Manufacturing Growth Educational Series*Location: Chattahoochee Technical CollegeLunch is included in the registration price Manufacturing Growth Educational Series* How to Run a Successful Kaizen Event Kaizen is a Japanese term, which literally means, “change for better”. In Lean manufacturing, a Kaizen event is a process of finding and solving problems by creating a team of individuals to work intensively on the problem over a short period of time. Join us for a lunch-n-learn event to: Discuss the basic steps of a Kaizen event from defining the charter to report out. Participate in or observe a hands-on demonstration of a Kaizen event in action. Discover how you can use Kaizen events in your facility to reduce waste and solve problems. Learn how you can encourage employees from different departments to work together for improved efficiency and morale. Event includes lunch, networking, presentation, case study, and Q&A. Series Partners: GaMEP at Georgia Tech, Chattahoochee Technical College, Cobb County Chamber, Cherokee Office of Economic Development Speaker: Sam Darwin is a project manager for GaMEP at Georgia Tech. He helps companies initiate successful Lean programs, recover from import competition impacts, and provides logistics expertise. Previously, Darwin was a leader in the Lean transformation at Schlumberger Industries in South Carolina. Since 1985, he has been a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officer and currently serves as Brigade Deputy Commander in the Army National Guard. Darwin has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University and Master of Science in Management from Georgia State. He is also a registered P.E. and earned a Certified Logistics Professional from Georgia Tech. *This quarterly lunch and learn educational series will deliver actionable tips and tools of the trade specifically designed to help Georgia Manufacturers grow their business.

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