ArizonaUpcoming Events

Below you will find a list of all upcoming events by Arizona Commerce Authority and their partners. To have your event included, please submit a request using the Submit an Event form.

Basics Of Lean Manufacturing at Assa Abloy

Hosted by: Arizona MEP

August 21, 2019

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Assa Abloy, 10027 S 21st Street, Phoenix. AZ 85004

 

SPECIAL LOCATION! INCLUDES PLANT TOUR OF ASSA ABLOY! SPACE IS LIMITED!

Basics of Lean is a hands-on workshop that guides participants through the transition from a traditional manufacturing environment to a Lean, world-class enterprise. By introducing and implementing Lean principles, your company can improve efficiencies, reduce waste, increase profitability and provide customers with high quality products at competitive prices. The end results are well worth your investment. Participants in our workshops have reported significant results after implementing Lean principles in their own businesses, including:


• 90% reduction in lead times
• 85% reduction in work-in-process
• 85% improvement in quality
• 50% increase in productivity
• 50% reduction in floor space

 

 

 

Time:  8:00AM-5:00 PM

Cost:  $300.00 (Lunch Provided)

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Overview of Lean with LEGO's Simulation - Clarkdale AZ

Hosted by: Arizona MEP

August 29, 2019

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Clark Memorial Clubhouse, 19 N. 9th St. Clarkdale, AZ

The focus of this 4-hour workshop is to educate/train employees in a short, concentrated manner, a number of the Basics of Lean Principles. This training will help those participating to see how continuous improvement can be applied through the utilization of Lean concepts throughout the company.

 

Topics to be covered include:

  • Lean Definitions (Lead time, Cycle time, Value Added vs Non-value added)
  • The 8 Wastes
  • Selected Tools from the House of Lean (i.e. 5S, Standard Work, Visual Control, POUS, Pull, KanBan).
  • Two rounds of Hands-on simulation (Legos)
  • An example of how to value stream a process and how to begin attacking real problems.

Limited to 12 Participants!

Time:  8:00 am - 12:00 pm (Noon)

Cost:  $100.00 (Pastries and Coffee provided)

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Lunch & Learn: International Business - Opportunities and Challenges

September 10, 2019

Arizona Commerce Authority 100 N. 7th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85007 / 1st Floor Conference Center

Many business owners face the questions

1) Should I expand my client base and start selling to international clients?

2) should I diversify my supply base and source from international vendors?

This presentation is meant to provide awareness on both the opportunities and challenges associated with entering the international marketplace.

Topics will include the following:
1. Benefits of establishing an international presence
2. Impact on company

    a. Value

    b. Cash Flow

    c. Risk

3. What are some challenges / risks associated with International marketplace?
4. Ideas on how to reduce risk. Common pitfalls
5. Sources that provide assistance with International business

 

10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cost:  $20.00 (Includes lunch)

 

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Top 10 Legal Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Business..and How To Avoid Them

September 18, 2019

Arizona Commerce Authority, 100 N 7th Ave, Phoenix AZ 85007 / 1st Floor Conference Center

When business owners are attempting to grow their companies, legal issues are often put on the back burner. The natural focus is on hiring talented employees, securing customers and generating revenue.

Unfortunately, failing to do some basic legal planning can result in costly mistakes, impaired growth and even the untimely collapse of the company.

 

At this workshop you will learn how important it is to protect your company and your personal assets.

 

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost:  $49.00 (Includes Coffee, Fruit and Pastries)

 

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ISO 9001:2015 Standard & Internal Process Auditing Workshop -Yuma

September 30, 2019

Greater Yuma Economic Development Co., 899 Plaza Circle, Yuma AZ

Come join us for this informative workshop on the ISO 9001:2015 Standard and Internal Process and how to conduct process audits in a simple format to get the most out of your internal audit program.

 

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: $250/person

 

 

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Overview of Lean with LEGO's Simulation - Phoenix

Hosted by: Arizona MEP

October 23, 2019

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Arizona Commerce Authority, 100 N 7th Ave, Phoenix AZ / First Floor Conference Center

The focus of this 4-hour workshop is to educate/train employees in a short, concentrated manner, a number of the Basics of Lean Principles. This training will help those participating to see how continuous improvement can be applied through the utilization of Lean concepts throughout the company.

 

Topics to be covered include:

  • Lean Definitions (Lead time, Cycle time, Value Added vs Non-value added)
  • The 8 Wastes
  • Selected Tools from the House of Lean (i.e. 5S, Standard Work, Visual Control, POUS, Pull, KanBan).
  • Two rounds of Hands-on simulation (Legos)
  • An example of how to value stream a process and how to begin attacking real problems.

Limited to 12 Participants!!!

Time:  8:00 am - 12:00 pm (Noon)

Cost:  $100.00 (Pastries and Coffee provided)

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What to Expect if OSHA Knocks on Your Door

November 13, 2019

Arizona Commerce Authority 100 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85007 / 1st Floor Conference Center

Join us for this Safety Workshop where you will learn some valuable information regarding OSHA visits and what to expect when they show up to inspect your business. 

 

9:00AM-11:30AM

Cost:  $49 (Coffee, pastries & fruit provided)

 

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ISO 9001:2015 Standard & Internal Process Auditing Workshop - Kingman

December 2, 2019

TBD

Come join us for this informative workshop on the ISO 9001:2015 Standard and Internal Process and how to conduct process audits in a simple format to get the most out of your internal audit program.

 

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: $250/person

 

 

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