SCMEP offers a wide selection of training and courses. Funds may be available to cover a portion of the cost.
Additionally, most courses and training sessions can be delivered at your facility.
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May 2017
$325

Women in Industry Leadership Workshop

May 5, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Although women hold almost 52 percent of all professional-level jobs, American women lag substantially when it comes to their representation in leadership positions: They are only 14.6 percent of executive officers, 8.1 percent of top earners, and 4.6 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs (The Women’s Leadership Gap, 2015 update). SCMEP’s Women in Industry Leadership workshop is a one-day workshop aimed at the professional woman who is interested in growing her leadership skills to the next level. Tools and…

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$300

SMED

May 11, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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SMED (also known as Quick Changeover) began as a technique to reduce die press machines setup time. Today this tool is commonly used to reduce all types of machinery changeover time in any industry. The principles taught in this class will teach participants how to properly collect data of the current changeovers, analyze and prioritize opportunities for improvement, implement solutions, and document the improved process. During the course, participants will learn about the main steps to conducting a…

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$1,850

ISO 9001:2015 with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016 Lead Auditor with Core Tools

May 15, 7:30 am - May 19, 6:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Monday - Thursday: 7:30am-6:00pm Friday: 7:30am - 12:00pm This course covers all requirements of both the ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 standards, including the requirements for Internal and Second Party Auditors, as well as Core Tools and Customer-Specific Requirements. This five-day lead auditor course with a final examination is certified by Exemplar Global and provided by Pillar Management Associates. The course teaches auditing guidelines from ISO 19011 including auditing processes and methodologies (e.g. planning and conducting an audit,…

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$300

Fundamentals of Inventory Management Part 3: Scientifically Plan & Execute Your Inventory Reduction

May 16, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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This is part three in a series of three courses that are designed to improve inventory performance. Please note that Parts 1 and 2 are not a prerequisite for Part 3. Many organizations would love to reduce inventory to free up cash and space but few sites have a scientific plan to do so. In fact, it’s quite common for sites to have an aggressive inventory reduction goal but no action plan to achieve that goal. Managers at…

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$600

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

May 18, 9:00 am - May 19, 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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ISO 9001 2015 Internal Auditor

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Agenda Day One ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal audit process ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal auditors Roles of lead auditors and team members Characteristics of lead auditors and auditors Types of audits System Process Product The Audit Process Prepare for audit Collect information and working papers Create a checklist Create audit map Develop audit strategy Develop an audit plan Create and publish agenda Opening Meeting Collect Objective Evidence Asking questions Using a checklist…

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$300

DMAIC

May 30, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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DMAIC is an acronym for Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control, which is the root-cause analysis methodology used in the well-known Six Sigma program. DMAIC is used in many successful businesses, originating in Motorola and made famous by GE. During this class, participants will learn the basics of the DMAIC process and learn the importance of finding the true root cause of a problem. Many companies struggle with problems, errors and defects in their businesses that never seem…

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June 2017
$600

Front Line Leadership

June 1, 9:00 am - June 2, 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Today’s modern organization requires managers to have essential skills that allow them to develop their team, communicate efficiently and effectively, and lead and manage improvement efforts. Unfortunately, most front line supervisors have been great “doers” which placed them in their management role. They often manage reactively rather than proactively. Our Front Line Leadership program is designed for individuals who are the daily decision makers and require the ability to: Challenge and motivate their team, execute more through great…

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$2,150

ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001 Certified Lead Auditor Training

June 12, 8:00 am - June 15, 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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ISO 14001 OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Combo Course

This unique training option allows you to take 4 full days of classes and achieve certificates stating that you have successfully completed the Exemplar Global Certified Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety Management System Lead Auditor Courses (Pillar Management Associates is the certified course provider). The course is a comprehensive training in lead auditor techniques, methodology, practices and skills. It was designed and developed by a team who created and managed an accredited Certification Body. ISO 14001 Overview: Highlights…

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$995

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor

June 20, 9:00 am - June 21, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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ISO 9001 2015 Internal Auditor

Day 1 – Champion Module 1 – Introduction & gathering of expectations Module 2 – The importance of systems Module 3 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part I) Module 4 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part II) Module 5 – Process design & performance evaluation Module 6 – Must-have improvement tools Day 2 – Champion > Internal Auditor Module 7 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 1-4 Module 8 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 5-6 Module 9…

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$495

ISO 9001:2015 Overview

June 20, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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Day 1 – Champion Module 1 – Introduction & gathering of expectations Module 2 – The importance of systems Module 3 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part I) Module 4 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part II) Module 5 – Process design & performance evaluation Module 6 – Must-have improvement tools

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$1,850

ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 Lead Auditor Training

June 20, 9:00 am - June 23, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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This course consists of four phases – overview, standard requirements for internal auditors and process owners, lead auditor, and IATF 16949:2016. Day 1 - Champion Module 1 – Introduction & gathering of expectations Module 2 – The importance of systems Module 3 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part I) Module 4 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part II) Module 5 – Process design & performance evaluation Module 6 – Must-have improvement tools Day 2 –…

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$1,450

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor

June 20, 9:00 am - June 22, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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Day 1 – Champion Module 1 – Introduction & gathering of expectations Module 2 – The importance of systems Module 3 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part I) Module 4 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part II) Module 5 – Process design & performance evaluation Module 6 – Must-have improvement tools Day 2 – Champion > Internal Auditor Module 7 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 1-4 Module 8 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 5-6 Module 9…

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$600

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

June 21, 9:00 am - June 22, 5:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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ISO 9001 2015 Internal Auditor

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Agenda Day One ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal audit process ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal auditors Roles of lead auditors and team members Characteristics of lead auditors and auditors Types of audits System Process Product The Audit Process Prepare for audit Collect information and working papers Create a checklist Create audit map Develop audit strategy Develop an audit plan Create and publish agenda Opening Meeting Collect Objective Evidence Asking questions Using a checklist…

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July 2017
$2,760

Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Tuesdays

July 25, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
+ Google Map
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11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays (7/25, 8/8, 8/22, 9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28, 12/12) Managers and supervisors often lack the leadership and supervisory skills necessary to successfully fulfill their positions. They want to perform well, but are not always given the tools they need to motivate people to a higher level of productivity; get more done through time management; delegate and give direction; exercise authority effectively; handle and prevent problems with people and develop the potential of their…

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$2,760

Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Tuesdays

July 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays (7/25, 8/8, 8/22, 9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28, 12/12) Managers and supervisors often lack the leadership and supervisory skills necessary to successfully fulfill their positions. They want to perform well, but are not always given the tools they need to motivate people to a higher level of productivity; get more done through time management; delegate and give direction; exercise authority effectively; handle and prevent problems with people and develop the potential of their…

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$2,760

Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays

July 26, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Rock Hill, SC United States
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11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays (7/26, 8/9, 8/23, 9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/13) Rock Hill, SC (Exact Location TBD) Managers and supervisors often lack the leadership and supervisory skills necessary to successfully fulfill their positions. They want to perform well, but are not always given the tools they need to motivate people to a higher level of productivity; get more done through time management; delegate and give direction; exercise authority effectively; handle and prevent problems with people…

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$300

DMAIC

July 27, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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dmaic

DMAIC is an acronym for Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control, which is the root-cause analysis methodology used in the well-known Six Sigma program. DMAIC is used in many successful businesses, originating in Motorola and made famous by GE. During this class, participants will learn the basics of the DMAIC process and learn the importance of finding the true root cause of a problem. Many companies struggle with problems, errors and defects in their businesses that never seem…

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August 2017
$600

Front Line Leadership

August 2, 9:00 am - August 3, 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Today’s modern organization requires managers to have essential skills that allow them to develop their team, communicate efficiently and effectively, and lead and manage improvement efforts. Unfortunately, most front line supervisors have been great “doers” which placed them in their management role. They often manage reactively rather than proactively. Our Front Line Leadership program is designed for individuals who are the daily decision makers and require the ability to: Challenge and motivate their team, execute more through great…

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$2,295

Leadership & Productivity Development – 10 Week Course, Bi-weekly

August 9, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Rock Hill, SC United States
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10 Bi-weekly Wednesdays (8/9, 8/23, 9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/13) Rock Hill, SC (Exact Location TBD) Effective leadership can make the difference between succeeding and failing in today’s global marketplace. This 10-session program helps leaders spend more time on activities critical to the success of their organization. The substance of effective leadership is a combination of self-management, prioritization and team management. Effective leadership starts with the foundation of being able to manage yourself, your time and…

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$320

Fundamentals of Inventory Management

August 10, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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To allow for pre-work, registration will close on 7/27/17. This course covers basic topics that must be understood in order to manage inventory effectively, such as balancing and measuring delivery and inventory performance, inventory classifications, common replenishment methods, the sawtooth curve, and how to design or analyze a value stream map to effectively manage inventory. This is the course for someone who is new to an inventory or materials role, or for leaders in the early stages of…

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$2,295

Leadership & Productivity Development – 10 Week Course, Bi-weekly

August 14, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
+ Google Map
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10 Bi-weekly Wednesdays (8/14, 8/28, 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18) Effective leadership can make the difference between succeeding and failing in today’s global marketplace. This 10-session program helps leaders spend more time on activities critical to the success of their organization. The substance of effective leadership is a combination of self-management, prioritization and team management. Effective leadership starts with the foundation of being able to manage yourself, your time and your priorities. LMI’s Leadership & Productivity…

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$300

A3 Problem Solving

August 17, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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A3 Problem Solving

A3 derives its name from the paper size (11×17) that is used to create the A3 storyboard. Developed by Toyota, A3s are used for problem solving, project reports, and proposing policy changes, each complete with a storyline detailing the analysis and thought process behind it. In this class, we will focus specifically on the A3 problem solving, which is ideally suited for capturing all the steps in the problem solving process and making the process and results easy…

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$300

Value Stream Mapping

August 18, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping is a lean manufacturing tool used to create a material and information flow map of a product or processes.  This tool allows companies to map the flow of products from receipt of raw materials through all manufacturing processes to shipping.  The value stream map identifies and quantifies the waste reduction opportunities that exist for a particular product or product family. Benefits of Value Stream Mapping Draw both material and information flows of the current value…

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$8,000

Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Combo – 4 Week Course

August 21, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Lean Sigma Six Green Black Belt Combo Course

Four Week Event - Project Required Week 1: 8/21 - 8/25 Week 2: 9/18 - 9/22 Week 3: 10/16 - 10/20 Week 4: 11/13 - 11/17 Monday – Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-4pm *Please note, a laptop or electronic device with Microsoft Excel is required. Course information will be provided on a flash drive with work to be completed in Minitab and Excel. Do not activate the Minitab free trial prior to the course as this will allow you to use Minitab…

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$3,000

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course – 2 Week Course

August 21, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

Week 1: 8/21 - 8/25 Week 2: 9/18 - 9/22 Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-4pm *Please note, a laptop or electronic device with Microsoft Excel is required. Course information will be provided on a flash drive with work to be completed in Minitab and Excel. Do not activate the Minitab free trial prior to the course as this will allow you to use Minitab throughout the training. Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a process improvement method that focuses…

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$1,850

ISO 9001:2015 with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016 Lead Auditor with Core Tools

August 28, 7:30 am - September 1, 6:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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itaf-16949-lead-auditor

Monday - Thursday: 7:30am-6:00pm Friday: 7:30am - 12:00pm This course covers all requirements of both the ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 standards, including the requirements for Internal and Second Party Auditors, as well as Core Tools and Customer-Specific Requirements. This five-day lead auditor course with a final examination is certified by Exemplar Global and provided by Pillar Management Associates. The course teaches auditing guidelines from ISO 19011 including auditing processes and methodologies (e.g. planning and conducting an audit,…

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$1,655

PMP Certification Examination Training / Advance Project Management Course

August 28, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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PMP Certification Examination Training Advance Project Management Course

NOTE: Required Online Intro & Prework starts August 28th and must be completed prior to classroom event starting on September 25th. Must register by August 25th. Prework begins: August 28 Classroom training: September 25-29 This is a comprehensive project management course that exceeds the PMI educational prerequisites for taking the CAPM and PMP exam. Prior to attending the five day formal course, approximately twenty-four hours of web-based training must be completed by each candidate. This web-based training provides…

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$1,395

Materials Management for Maintenance

August 29, 8:30 am - August 31, 4:30 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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SCMEP is partnering with the Marshall Institute to bring you Materials Management for Maintenance! Maintenance organizations need the right material, in the proper quantity, at the right time. If these basic conditions are not met, your maintenance effort will be ineffective. In this era of downsized industrial operations, careless material accountability is not an option. Companies typically have several hundred to several million dollars-worth of parts in a maintenance storeroom, "just in case." This is clearly a very…

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$600

Core Tools

August 29, 9:00 am - August 30, 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) deliverables are discussed in conjunction with the PPAP (Part Approval Process) requirements. Course content discusses at high level the core tools requirements as later course content deep dives into the Core Tools: FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis), Control Plans, and the documents required for PPAP. All content is based on the AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) standards and meet the TS16949 requirements. P-FMEA Overview Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) is a structured analytical tool…

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$300

Scientifically Plan & Execute Your Inventory Reduction

August 31, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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This course addresses many things that can drive inventory higher than it should be, such as design flaws in the value stream map, planning and scheduling errors, data gaps, and item features such as a long lead time or high minimum order quantity. Participants will learn how to design and execute an inventory reduction plan, addressing both systemic and specific issues. This session is designed for leaders or associates who are actively pursuing inventory reduction, and particularly for…

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