Error Proofing Your Process, Products and Services Course Overview
Error Proofing or Mistake Proofing, also called Poka Yoke was developed by Japanese manufacturing engineer Shigeo Shingo to achieve Zero Quality Control (ZQC). As one of the main components of ZQC, error proofing is used to detect/prevent defects from happening in the first place.
This two-day program takes a practical hands-on approach to systematically implement an error proofing system. Learners will learn how and why the system works, as well as how error proofing can achieve ZQC.
At the end of the course, learners are able to:
- understand the history and concept of error proofing
- understand error proofing principle and methods
- learn how to perform error proofing in systematic way to achieve ZQC
This workshop is suitable for Quality Managers, Quality Engineers, Business Process Owners, Process Improvement Managers, System implementers, Management representatives, System coordinators, Change managers, and Improvement teams.
Learners are guided through practical steps of the topic with a combination of mini-lectures, group activities, discussions, hands-on exercises, games and Q&A sessions in this interactive workshop.
- Why mistakes are made?
- Strategies for Zero Defects
- The purpose of Error Proofing
- Error Proofing principle and concept
- Error Proofing methods
- Process Mapping
- FMEA analysis
- Root Cause Analysis
- Develop Error Proofing Solutions
- Verify and implement Error Proofing solutions
- Develop Control Plan
Our Dedicated Trainer
Swing has nearly 10 years of experience in hands-on Engineering, Quality, Project Management (manufacturing industry) and Customer Service in multinational corporations as well as multi-industrial sectors.
She has actively participated in training programs conducted at Shimano, Seagate and Hitachi Global Storage
Technologies – organizations known for their trailblazing quality and world-class training efforts. She was part of a team, at Hitachi GST, which was involved LEAN project to reduce waste in customer audits.
She was the key engineer in Customer Quality Department, to develop technical materials on process and
products for her multinational customers; all these were made possible by her vast experience and strong
technical knowledge in the fields of HDD product technology and competition. She was also the focal
point for communication on customer or quality issues, technical impact assessment on quality issues, and
hosted customer audits with excellent outcomes. She was actively involved with coaching cross-functional teams on the usage of problem-solving tools like 7 QC tools and CP/CPK.
The strong ability to work in a multi-cultural and diverse environment gives her an advantage in interacting and relating with working professionals from different background; making her a successful and inspiring facilitator in adult learning.
Swing facilitates WSQ (Employability Skills, Generic Manufacturing and Service Excellence modules)
and customized programs. Topics include Basic & Advanced ICT, Workplace Communication & Engagement, Interpersonal Skills, Negotiation Skills Best Practices, Initiative & Enterprise, Problem-Solving & Decision-Making, Root Cause Analysis, Systems Thinking, Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Project Management, Develop High Performance Team, The Facilitative Leader of Self-Managed Team, Manage Cross Functional and Diverse Team, Creative Leadership & Self Development, Enable People, Team Success, Apply Quality System, 5S Techniques, Failure Mode Effect and Analysis, Manage Process Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Business Process Reengineering, Line Balancing, Value Stream Mapping, Provide GEMS, Respond to Service Challenges, Coach for Service Performance, Establish Relationship with Customers, Professional Telephone Skills, Excellent Service Role Model, Personal Effectiveness, Change & Adapt Now!, Business Writing and Time & Stress Management.
Her clients, amongst many, include AB Sciex, AMK Town Council, Broadcom, Du Pont Company, Evergreen Shipping, Food Empire, Home Team Academy, Integrated DNA Technologies, Jurong Port, K Box, Leonian Holdings, LVHM Fragrances & Cosmetics, Makino Asia, Maybank, MINDEF, Mandarin Group Hotel, New Port Duty Free, Oil States Industries, PSA Marine, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore Power, Singapore Technologies Aerospace, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd, Swiss Precision and Wine Connection.
She is active in areas of courseware development and consultancy work which includes Lean improvement, procedures establishment, On-The-Job-Training blueprint, talent development, competency mapping and Training Needs Analysis for corporate clients.
Swing has a Master’s Degree in Engineering Science (Engineering Management) and a Diploma in Quality Assurance Engineering. She is also a professional coach in Transformative Coaching; an International Coach Federation (ICF) approved training program, and a professional speaker coached by 2017 World Champion of Public Speaking.
All registration forms should be submitted at least 2 weeks before course commencement. Many courses have pre-requisites, which are intended to foster a learner’s success in the course. Be sure to check the necessary pre-requisites before registering.
Inclusive of 2 coffee breaks with refreshments and catered/buffet lunch
Call us for a group rebate when you register in a group of 6 or more
Absentees will be charged the full course fee
2 days, 9:00am – 5:00pm
(14 hrs, exclude lunch break)
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