Effective Problem Solving
Without the proper support, problem-solving in a manufacturing workplace can often be a difficult and time-consuming effort. In this course, participants learn about the Planning, Doing, Checking, and Acting (PDCA) method of problem-solving, and understand the diverse benefits it offers to manufacturing workers and organizations.
Without the proper support, problem-solving in a manufacturing workplace can often be a difficult and time-consuming effort. Fortunately, a wide variety of tools and resources are available to manufacturing employees and leaders alike to help eliminate obstacles, expedite activities, and locate solutions when solving any kind of problem.
In this course, we’ll introduce participants to the Planning, Doing, Checking, and Acting (PDCA) method of problem-solving, discuss where and how this process can be applied, and understand the diverse benefits it offers to manufacturing workers and organizations of every type. We’ll also take a detailed look into related problem-solving practices, and employ our own task-management abilities through a collaborative exercise.
- Introduction to the PDCA method of problem-solving.
- Understanding kaizen (continuous improvement) processes.
- In-depth analysis of common problem-solving resources (including process mapping, solution evaluation, and standardization).
- Applying collective problem-solving skills during a team-based exercise.
- Confidently overcoming typical workplace challenges using problem-solving techniques.
DURATION: One- or Two-Day Session
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: In-Person Classroom
SCHEDULE: Please contact Amy Edwards, EMC's Training Manager, at 1-866-323-4362 for upcoming course dates and times.
Training is available in English.