What is Productivity Training?
Productivity training is about increasing efficiency so that you can add more value, by eliminating busywork.
Busy work keeps you occupied, but is non-productive. Success depends on increasing productivity. It is important to recognize that nobody is paid for how busy they are. Rather, they are paid for productivity.
Regardless of industry, productivity training provides the building blocks to a more efficient workforce. When your employees learn and practice the tools, techniques, and working processes fundamental to high productivity, they can add to your profit margin.
As an investment, productivity training offers one of the greatest direct impacts on your bottom line. In today’s rapid-paced, highly competitive business world, your company simply can’t afford workers who are not producing to their highest capacity.
We cover the following Topics in Productivity Training:
SPC – Statistical Productivity control:
Statistical process control (SPC) is a method of quality control that employs statistical methods to monitor and control a process. … In addition to reducing waste, SPC can lead to a reduction in the time required to produce the product. SPC makes it less likely the finished product will need to be reworked or scrapped.
SQC – Statistic Quality Control:
Statistical quality control, the use of statistical methods in the monitoring and maintaining of the quality of products and services. One method, referred to as acceptance sampling, can be used when a decision must be made to accept or reject a group of parts or items based on the quality found in a sample.
Failure mode and effects analysis is the process of reviewing as many components, assemblies, and subsystems as possible to identify potential failure modes in a system and their causes and effects.
7 QC Tools:
5S is a philosophy, a way of life that one practices all the time every day. It involves everyone in the organization.
5S is considered as the Foundation of Improvement Activities and its purpose is to involve the workforce in creating a safe, hygienic, satisfying and pleasant work environment.
The 5S pillars are Sort (Seiri), Set in Order (Seiton), Shine (Seiso), Standardize (Seiketsu), and Sustain (Shitsuke).
- Segregate and Red Tag all unwanted, rework-able and obsolete items.
- Dispose off the unwanted items.
- Keep the bare essentials and clear of the walkways.
- Identify abnormal occurrences.
Kaizen is a Japanese term meaning “change for the better” or “continuous improvement.” It is a Japanese business philosophy regarding the processes that continuously improve operations and involve all employees. Kaizen sees improvement in productivity as a gradual and methodical process.
The concept of kaizen encompasses a wide range of ideas. It involves making the work environment more efficient and effective by creating a team atmosphere, improving everyday procedures, ensuring employee engagement, and making a job more fulfilling, less tiring, and safer.
Six Sigma (6σ) is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. … Six Sigma strategies seek to improve manufacturing quality by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes.
Lean is a way of thinking about creating needed value with fewer resources and less waste. And lean is a practice consisting of continuous experimentation to achieve perfect value with zero-waste. Lean thinking and practice occur together.
A balanced scorecard is a performance metric used to identify, improve, and control a business’s various functions and resulting outcomes. … The balanced scorecard involves measuring four main aspects of a business: Learning and growth, business processes, customers, and finance.