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magic of cycle time reduction.
one day interactive session to develop the foundation for cycle time
reduction. Topics include:
Why the results of cycle time
reduction may seem like magic.
What cycle time reduction is and is not.
Should cycle time reduction be part of your Strategic Plan?
Key elements for success of cycle time reduction effort
Why cycle time is a critical measurement for all processes.
Benefits from improving cycle time.
Application of cycle time reduction for non-manufacturing environments.
Why services and support functions should improve cycle time.
Impact on customers when cycle time is reduced.
Deployment principles for cycle time reduction.
Establishing priorities for cycle time reduction.
Team Charters for cycle time reduction.
Training requirements for cycle time reduction teams.
Implementation teams for cycle time
"All too often in organizations, less than 3% of the elapsed time performing a process has anything to do with real work." FedEx Center for Cycle Time Research at the University of Memphis.
Time to market cycle time: The time that begins when resources are assigned to assess a product's feasibility and ends when the first production unit is delivered.
New cars go from concept to showroom in as few as 24 months, a 50% reduction
in cycle time over typical 1990 time to market. Computer-aided design (CAD) tools are a major
factor. Global collaboration shortens cycle times, too.
"If we don't see a significant reduction in (manufacturing) cycle
time, we won't have done our job." Brian Kelley, president of Ford's global e-commerce unit
The author of Fast Cycle Time, Christopher Meyer says coming to market "fast, with junk, is not good."
Some statistics say that managers and supervisors spend less than 25% of their day doing what they were hired to do. Most of their time is spent putting out fires.
With cycle time reduction they
can do more real work.
Attitude Change - Management must see people, getting results, as a valuable resource who should be consulted and
informed as a part of cycle time
Culture Change - The company must adopt proactive rather than reactive management philosophies and create an atmosphere of trust where people are empowered to and involved in reducing cycle
Investment $300.00 Per Person
Travel expenses at cost.
Online this program is $129/participant.
this cycle time seminar, other training/consulting contact.
Jackson, TX 77566
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