TFM foundations


You learn more about the philosophy and methods of Total Flow Management and how to use this
system for improving process flow within production departments. The flow tools being taught help you to design the production process according to customer needs and to significantly reduce cycle time and inventory.

Who should attend:

Managers and employees from departments such as production, maintenance, production planning
and control, job preparation, and logistics. Besides all persons are addressed who are responsible for
the continuous improvement process within their companies.

Topics covered:

• Principles of Just-in-time production
• Tools for detecting waste (e.g. overproduction, inventory)
• From batch production to assembly line production
• Adapting to customer cycle and One-Piece-Flow
• Types of line design (e.g. U-layout)
• Workplace design
• Standardized work
• Border of Lines (supplying of lines)
• Principles of the PULL system
• Basic principles of Kanban concept
• Basic principle of Supermarket concept


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