Venture Outsource Lean Outsourcing Seminar earns attendees CEUs and professional recognition
Oct 10, 2006
Venture Outsource (VO), helping companies worldwide make smarter, business decisions, announced today individuals attending the firm's seminar, Lean Outsourcing - Profiting from Global Operations (Nov. 15-16), Hotel De Anza, San Jose, earn professional CEUs, credits, points, hours. More: http://ventureoutsource.com/events/conferences/leanmanufacturing.html
Instructed by VO senior consultant and lean practitioner, Eric O. Olsen, Ph.D., the seminar helps companies improve supply chain efficiency and increase profits through hands-on instruction that helps develop attendee skills using tools such as:
-- VO's carefully designed Supplier Evaluation & Management Analysis tool
-- Global supply chain analysis using detail-instructed Value Stream Mapping techniques
-- Plan, Do, Learn (PDL) techniques, incorporated in The Toyota Production System, to help attendees develop more effective supply chain problem solving skills
"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.
Below is some of the professional recognition in industry available to seminar attendees. Credits may also apply to other certification programs. Attendees receive a Venture Outsource seminar certificate end of the seminar.
-- 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
-- The Lean Certification Program - Sponsored by Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), and the Shingo Prize recognize 14 CEUs
"Great class", says, Tim Van Kurin, Technical Commodity and Contracts Manager with microelectronics company, Maxtek Components Corporation located in Beaverton, Oregon.
The seminar is sponsored by Kinaxis, Shingo Prize - For Excellence in Manufacturing, Standard & Poor's Vista Research - Society of Industry Leaders, and Electronic Business.
About the Instructor
Eric O. Olsen, Ph.D., Sr. Consultant & Lean Practitioner with Venture Outsource. Dr, Olsen is the former Worldwide Manufacturing Education Manager with HP. He 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 helping organizations understand and apply lean methods, help provide the foundation for this seminar as Dr. Olsen leads delegates through their lean journey. Dr. Olsen is also a professor at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo where he teaches undergraduate and graduate students course work in Operations Management with focus on Lean Manufacturing.
About Venture Outsource
Venture Outsource helps technology companies worldwide make smarter, business decisions. http://ventureoutsource.com