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APICS Tampa Bay Lean Workshop

December 11, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

APICS Tampa Bay invites all local supply chain, operations management, transportation and logistics professionals to our “To be Lean (or Not?)” workshop on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce, 101 West State Street, Oldsmar, FL 34677.

This one day workshop is structured to provide an interactive environment to discuss “The Master Plan for Implementing Lean” and the many ramifications that can happen during implementation. In addition to providing a road map for implementation, some specific Lean elements as follows will be discussed:

  • Value stream mappingLEAN MANUFACTORING ball sphere world globe cloud
  • Pull systems
  • Backflushing
  • 5-S’s
  • Lean culture

Some questions answered in this workshop are:

  1. Is lean different than JIT?
  2. Will Lean work in any business?
  3. How to get started with Lean?
  4. What are some specific Lean techniques that can be applied easily and quickly?
  5. Is your Lean implementation progressing or stuck?
  6. Does Lean work with MRP?

Jerry KiltyIf you have other specific questions about lean, bring them!

Our workshop instructor is APICS Master Instructor Gerald L. Kilty, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, founder and President of Quality Management Solutions, Inc., a Tampa Bay area consulting and education firm specializing in operations management.

This workshop includes a continental breakfast, workbook, lunch an qualifies for eight APICS certification points.  To stay competitive, companies and professionals must continue to learn and innovate. Your investment is:

APICS/BAMA/SME/UTBMA Members: $249.00
Guests/Non-Members: $299.99


December 11, 2015
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce
101 State Street West
Oldsmar, 34677 United States
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