Learn how to apply The Shingo Principles of Operational Excellence
in association with Rolls-Royce 10th/11th July, 2012

TIME: 8am - 5.30pm / 8am -4pm

COST: £807.50 plus VAT per person

LOCATION: Inchinnan, Glasgow

The training is designed for senior managers responsible for managing lean transformation across their organisations.

In two highly intensive and interactive days you can learn how to:

·  Align your continuous improvement activities across your entire organisation.

·  Apply the Shingo Prize Model as an independent benchmark of operational excellence.

·  Use the unique capacity of The Shingo Prize Model to guide and drive your lean transformation.

·  Align and embed organisational culture to create enduring continuous improvement.

·  Assess organisational progress towards lean transformation.

·  Develop a comprehensive working knowledge of The Shingo Prize guidelines.

Rolls-Royce - Opened in 2004, the Inchinnan facility is one of a network of modern, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the internal Rolls-Royce gas turbine chain.Working across four plants, 33 manufacturing cells and and approximately 1,000 pieces of equipment, the 1,000 strong workforce makes compressor blades and seals for a range of Rolls-Royce engines. Moreover, by procuring gas turbine related products and services, they also provide a competitive advantage to Rolls-Royce globally.

To maintain the quality of the training only a limited number of places are available, so if you or colleagues wish to attend you should confirm your place as soon as possible.


08:00 - 10:30 Welcome. Introductions.
The Shingo Prize context, enablers and continuous improvement Culture and principle focus
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 13:00 Principle driven behaviours
13:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:10 Systems and tools focus
15:10 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:30 Principle based assessment “go and see”: first practical exercise



08:00 - 10:30 Principle based assessment “go and see”: second practical exercise
10:45 - 12:30 Principle based assessment “go and see”: third practical exercise
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:40 Feedback on assessment to site host
14:40 - 16:00 Achievement and report writing


TRAINER: The Manufacturing Institute


We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes subject to funding being available. Please click on the following link to check if you meet Jobseekers eligibility criteria

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