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Every day businesses compete in a global economy that is running faster, leaner and cheaper. Your challenge is to provide the highest customer value at the lowest cost, and still keep team members engaged and committed. Fox Valley Technical College features a range of training, individual coaching and consulting services designed to improve your bottom line. Certified instructors will create a customized training experience using classroom, applied, and online learning as well as on-site consultation. Let FVTC help you find the process improvement methodology that will improve your organization's performance.

Featured Seminars


Defining Metrics & Data Collection Spotlight

Hours: 6

Explains how clearly stated data is the key to obtaining recognition of project success. Learn about the nuances of data collection how to obtain relevant information and use it to achieve project goals. Explore approaches to turn data collection into data connections.

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Fox Cities Operational Excellence Association Complimentary

Hours: 4

Hear how successful companies have changed the way they look at their businesses and dramatically changed their outcomes. This is a fun and engaging discussion on a familiar principle that is often misapplied.

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Lean Enterprise Certificate for Government

Hours: 40

Explore lean and continuous improvement approaches that are changing government and public sector agencies by reducing waste, improving service levels, optimizing processes and delivering performance improvement. Each session focuses on tools and techniques that apply to any work process and integrate specific case studies relevant to public service organizations.

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Lean Enterprise Project Certificate: 5-Course Series

Hours: 90

Designed for employees at all levels of an organization who want to professionalize their lean skills and apply them to business and service functions. The certificate provides mentor-guided training that allows participants to test what they've learned while relying on an expert to help plan workplace improvements. The 5-course certificate incorporates two hours of one-on-one involvement with a lean instructor to assist with a workplace project.

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Managing from Gemba

Hours: 12

Learn about the key elements of leader standard work and develop a plan for creating visual management tools holding and guiding quick and efficient team meetings and how to communicate with teams as well as organizational leaders.

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Tools for Facilitation: Idea Generation Spotlight

Hours: 8

Demonstrates how working in cross-functional teams is most valuable when the activity leverages the ideas and insights of all of its members. Participants learn how to use lean tools for generating, organizing and using ideas.

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Tools for Facilitation: Prioritizing and Selecting Solutions

Hours: 8

Teaches participants tools to decide which solution provides the best opportunity to achieve its improvement goals. Learn to identify themes within a list of ideas, combine the best aspects of various options and select the best solution to put in place.

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Using PDCA for Effective Root Cause Analysis

Hours: 16

Explains the A3 model which provides an excellent structure for problem solving and strategic planning. Participants learn how this tool, developed by Toyota as part of its process improvement methodology, to help transform the way organizations address workflow problems.

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Leadership Academy for Frontline Employees New

Hours: 24

Designed to build the leadership skills of the informal leader by providing them with the opportunity and confidence to implement new ideas in the workplace. Participants emerge from the experience as confident, engaged, productive frontline leaders willing and able to take on new challenges.

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D. J. Bordini Center
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P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277

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