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Tauranga Workshop – The Aeroplane Game© Simulation

an add showing the details of the Tauranga workshop

Only 10 days to go:

Productivity People and the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce join forces to deliver a Continuous Improvement Workshop. This training will take place in Tauranga on 16 August from 9.30 Am to 12.30 PM. You can register here.

The workshop is for everyone who would like to improve their work processes and boost their productivity as a team.

The Aeroplane Game© Simulation

The simulation begins with a little bit of chaos, typical of many businesses.  As the simulation progresses, the teams face various challenges which improve processes and flow, by using Lean principles and techniques. The facilitator guides teams through the identification of issues and waste, then helps them to develop and implement improvement ideas.

Still not able to meet increasing sales demand, the teams need to rethink their strategy. The focus then falls onto a number of areas and Lean principles:

  • The Theory of Constraints is discussed, and principles are applied to eliminate some of the major issues faced by the production teams.
  • Process and materials flow also come under the microscope, so teams are encouraged to discuss issues and ideas for eliminating or minimising problems.
  • 5S is an important factor affecting the process steps, so the teams are shown the basic 5S principles, which are then implemented.

It soon becomes apparent that teamwork will be essential if the production is to meet demand. Encouraging teamwork and developing a code of conduct is all part of this process.

Lean principles discussed during The Aeroplane Game© Simulation

We look forward to seeing you there!