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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


Applied Process Mapping

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $300.00

Apply process mapping to a workplace system to address problems and waste. Learn how process mapping is used as an essential tool in any business improvement activity. Explore how the visualization of a process can lead to a better-performing, simplified process.

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Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $359.00

Explores elements of employee engagement and develops an understanding of organizational culture and changes required for a continuous improvement environment. Participants will review methodologies for communicating, recruiting, hiring and training new and current employees.

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Daily Continuous Improvement

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $350.00

Teaches participants 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
Spotlight

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/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 for Leaders Spotlight

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $350.00

Learn the skills and tools needed to understand how to continuously improve your organization. Support and develop your team members to become root cause problem solvers.

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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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Measures of Success & KPIs

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $450.00

Clearly stated metrics and appropriate data collection will drive successful lean project implementation. Learn how to define metrics appropriate to your project and develop data collection strategies that will provide the information needed to guide teams to new ways of thinking.

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Problem Solving-Root Cause

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $375.00

Teaches participants to define and analyze a problem so that the real root cause can be found. Typical quality tools like pareto analysis and cause-effect diagrams are covered, along with flow charts and scatter diagrams. A variety of problem solving models are examined.

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Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Hours: 56.00 | Estimated Cost: $2,500.00

The Six Sigma Green Belt course is a comprehensive review of the DMAIC methodology and introduces the common tools utilized in improvement activities. Green Belt training provides employees with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively facilitate continuous improvement efforts and project improvement teams. Completion of this course, will prepare participants for Black Belt Certification training.

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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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Project Management

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $300.00

An introductory course that covers definition, planning, implementation, and debriefing stages of project planning. Team based projects which involve multiple disciplines are the focus of the project scheduling and resource planning tools. Explains the importance of planning and teamwork in accomplishing a significant project.

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