The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Lean Systems (CAMLS) is proud to offer this one-day course to the public.
Lean Thinking is not just for manufacturing. Non-manufacturing operations are becoming the larger part of the global economy; so is the hidden waste in them. This course can benefit both service organizations and manufacturers.
- Basic lean concepts
- Discussions on how traditional manufacturing concepts apply to service industries and office operations
- Eight wastes, lean metrics, and multiple lean tools
- Session 1: The New Frontier of Lean Thinking
- Session 2: Preparing for Changes
- Session 3: Starting the Changes
- Session 4: Lean in Practice
- Session 5: Improving the Value Streams
- Session 6: Pursuit of Perfection
Included in the Course
- Classroom learning and discussion
- Multimedia demonstrations
- Hands-On Simulations
- Review and Discussion of Case studies
CertificatesUpon successful completion of the course, participant will receive UTSA Continuing Education Units (0.7 CEU for 1-day course) and a CAMLS Lean Services & Office Kaizen Training Certificate.
Who Should Attend
- Business Managers
- Management Engineers
- Enterprise Process Engineers
- Administrative and Supporting Staff
Schedule & FeesSchedule
- This course will be June 15, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Course participants will meet at the BSE Building at the Main Campus; official classroom location will be sent to participants by email before the workshop starts.
- Early Bird Registration Fees are $250 until end of business on June 5, 2015
- Regular Registration Fees are $300 from the end of business day on June 5 until June 14 (the day before the course)
- Parking Permits are available for purchase during registration ($7 for the day)
10% Group Discounts Available
- Individual Discounts are available to current UTSA students and staff, please bring your UTSA ID to the course
- Group Discounts are available when sending a group of 3 or more from the same organization
- To register as a group, please follow these instructions in the following registration form:
- Select the course and create account in the online registration system
- Specify your organization under the “Firm” field
- In “Payment Method,” select “Allow Billing”
- The office will process payment with 10% discount when 3 or more from your organization have registered.
About the Instructors
Dr. F. Frank Chen
- 20+ years in Lean manufacturing, Lean product development, Lean services, Lean higher education, and Lean and Green/Sustainability integration.
- Luther Brown Distinguished Chair Professor and Director of CAMLS, UTSA
- John Lawrence Endowed Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech
- Program/Project Manager, Senior Engineer and Senior Consultant, Caterpillar Inc.
- NSF Presidential Faculty Fellow; Society of Manufacturing Engineers Fellow Award; Institute of Industrial Engineers Lean Division Teaching Award, and Best Paper Award
- Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia
Dr. Hung-Da Wan
- Primary instructor of CAMLS short courses in Lean and Six Sigma; core faculty of Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering master’s program (MS-AMEE) at UTSA
- Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of Mechanical Engineering Department at UTSA; Director of Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Laboratory; former Director of Engineering Machine Shop at UTSA
- Board member of Lean Division of Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE); Chair of Lean Systems track of 2014 and 2015 of Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference
- Recipient of Best Paper Award of Lean Systems track of 2013 IIE Annual Conference and 2015 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) – Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference
- Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech
Brought to you by a partnership between Extended Education and the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Lean Systems