Purdue to offer training workshops in Jasper
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Manufacturing Extension Partnership will offer training workshops in Jasper beginning this month.
Topics include energy savings, lean product development, root cause analysis and risk management.
Energy Savings 101 will be from 8 a.m. to noon Feb.17. This program provides real-world case studies and the tools necessary for industrial facility personnel to incorporate energy efficiency into financial decision-making. Participants will learn how to analyze an electric utility bill, identify the major components of a mechanical system, and develop long-term energy savings strategies.
Lean Product Development will be from 1-5 p.m. April 11. Participants will learn how to apply Lean Product Development to the product design process. LPD offers tools and methods to reduce waste and improve results in product development.
Root Cause Analysis will be from 1-5 p.m. June 7. Root cause analysis is one of the essential problem-solving steps. Root cause is the fundamental, underlying reason for a problem. Participants will learn how to identify the cause of a problem, solve it and prevent it from occurring again, saving an organization time, money and resources.
Risk Management will be from 1-5 p.m. Aug. 16. Risk management is a process to identify, assess, reduce, accept and control risks in a systematic, proactive, comprehensive and cost-effective manner. The process runs throughout a company's business, is led by top management and is embedded into corporate culture.
All of the courses will be held at Vincennes University-Jasper, 850 College Ave., Jasper. Each course costs $99 and registration information is available at http://www.mep.purdue.edu/events.
The Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center provides technical skills development and implementation services to manufacturers that want to increase productivity and profitability, enhance customer satisfaction and advance workforce skills. Areas of expertise include advanced manufacturing processes, lean implementation, quality management systems, Six Sigma, green enterprise development and energy efficiency.
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