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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


Daily Continuous Improvement

Hours: 12.00 | Estimated Cost: $450.00

Teaches the framework to create a sustainable problem-solving culture that embraces personal learning through experimentation using the improvement Kata to establish a routine of identifying a target condition, then working step-by-step to identify and remove obstacles.

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Fox Cities Operational Excellence Association Complimentary

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 Approach to Defining Metrics and Data Collection-6 Hr

Hours: 6.00 | Estimated Cost: $300.00

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

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Lean Enterprise Certificate for Government/Non-Profit

Hours: 36.00 | Estimated Cost: $995.00

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: 6-Course Series

Hours: 36.00 | Estimated Cost: $1,800.00

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 6-course certificate incorporates two hours of one-on-one involvement with a lean instructor to assist with a workplace project.

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Lean Overview

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $79.00

Introduces lean and continuous improvement approaches to reduce waste, improve service levels, optimize processes and deliver performance improvement.

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Lean Six Sigma White Belt

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $199.00

The Six Sigma White Belt workshop is designed to provide participants with the fundamental concepts behind Six Sigma as a Continuous Improvement strategy. Key concepts include process improvement, the impact of variability, process performance, and the specific roles that different team members play.

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Hours: 16.00 | Estimated Cost: $450.00

Six Sigma Yellow Belt reviews fundamentals of the DMAIC methodology and introduces the common tools utilized in improvement activities. Yellow Belt training provides supervisors with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively engage and support continuous improvement efforts and project improvement teams. Completion of this training will prepare participants for Six Sigma Green Belt Certification training.

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Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Problem Solving Spotlight

Hours: 16.00 | Estimated Cost: $700.00

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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Tools for Facilitation: Idea Generation

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $300.00

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: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $300.00

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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Microsoft Project Level 1

Hours: 6.00 | Estimated Cost: $179.00

Use Microsoft Project to develop and implement a project plan. Discover how to create and link tasks, assign resources and finalize the plan.

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