Lean outsourcing seminar on profiting from global operations gains widespread interest
Oct 24, 2006
Venture Outsource announced today its November 15-16 seminar (San Jose), Lean Outsourcing - Profiting from Global Operations, is gaining widespread interest across various technology end-market segments.
Helping companies increase profits, the seminar also provides insight into some of the ways Toyota has come to dominate the worldwide automobile market in which it competes. The instructor, Dr. Eric Olsen, former Worldwide Manufacturing Education Manager with Hewlett-Packard also works closely with the University of Toyota, Toyota's internal training operation in North America. More: http://ventureoutsource.com/events/conferences/leanmanufacturing.html
"Dr. Olsen's work with Toyota's Corporate University provides attendees curriculum in the principles of lean and The Toyota Production System...adding value to attendees way beyond their classroom experience", says Joe Kane, associate dean, University of Toyota.
Some of the markets served by companies attracted to the content-rich seminar include semiconductor and semiconductor capital equipment companies, defense, medical equipment, electronics contract manufacturing, automotive and industrial, pharmaceutical, consumer and automotive electronics, and more.
Seminar delegates representing various end-markets provide each attendee a unique combination of perspectives to leverage from while learning to apply lean principles and increasing supply chain efficiencies in an exclusive, hands-on, teaching environment.
Sponsors include Kinaxis, Shingo Prize - For Excellence in Manufacturing, Standard & Poor's Vista Research - Society of Industry Leaders, and Electronic Business.
Attendees receive Lean Outsourcing Seminar certificate
Other organizations acknowledging professional development from proof of attending the Lean Outsourcing seminar include:
-- APICS - The Association for Operations Management recognizes individuals completing the Lean Outsourcing seminar will earn 14 Professional Development Hours toward maintaining APICS certification
-- ASQ - American Society for Quality recognizes 1.5 Recertification Units toward all ASQ professional certifications
-- ISM - Institute for Supply Management recognizes 14 Continuing Education Hours toward ISM recertification requirements
Who should attend?
OEM and contract manufacturing companies and vendors and suppliers to these companies. Personnel in Manufacturing, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Planning, Procurement, Program Management, Project Planning, Quality, Engineering, Global Sourcing, Supplier Management, Corporate Strategy, Finance. Lean and six sigma black belts and green belts and other practitioners.
Eric O. Olsen, Ph.D. is the lean practitioner and senior consultant with Venture Outsource (San Jose). Dr, Olsen earned his Ph.D. in Operations Management from Ohio State University. His dissertation, Lean Manufacturing Management: The relationship between practice and firm-level financial performance, and industry experience applying lean methods, provide the foundation for this seminar. Dr. Olsen is also professor at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo where he teaches graduate students course work in Operations Management with focus on Lean Manufacturing.
Venture Outsource helps companies worldwide make smarter, business decisions. Internet: http://ventureoutsource.com.