Business & Project management with A3 analysis and thinking - learn Personal Productivity

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Business & Project management with A3 analysis and thinking - learn Personal Productivity
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Improve Business and Project Management skills with continuous improvement A3 thinking and analysis Minitab and Excel
Use A3 thinking to improve any business processes continuously,Step by Step approach to eliminate waste and defects in business,Boost organization's and individual's productivity and efficiency,Organized PLAN-DO-CHECK-ACT process of solving any business or service problems with A3 thinking and analysis
Interest in continuous business improvement,Enthusiasm to learn,Fun Facts !,Do you know that Toyota's corporate structure consisted of 364,445 employees worldwide in 2017 and, as of October 2016, was the fifth-largest company in the world by revenue and also the world's largest automotive manufacturer?,Wouldn’t it be great to learn something from this Giant corporation with marvellous organizational structure and implement the idea in your own industry and business?,A3 is a continuous improvement, structured and problem-solving approach employed by TOYOTA. The A3 approach is based on the principles of Edward Deming’s PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act). It is named after the international paper size on which it fits. A3 refers to the standardized paper size of 11” x 17”. The format of the A3 report looks very much like templates created by U.S. companies in the 1980s and 1990s. Ford Motor Company created an 8.5-inch by 11-inch 8D Problem Solving template.,We will Study A3 Analysis in seven proven steps in this course:,Step 1: Background Screening, Clarification of the problem-,Before starting any project, you must have a clear picture of ‘PROBLEM’ under discussion. You should feel what the problem actually is so that you save your valuable time and resources that would otherwise be wasted when beating around the bush !,In this step, we try to address the following questions-,· Why am I looking at this problem?,· What is the problem?,· Who is interested in the problem?,· What benefit does solving this problem have for me?,· How does it help to address the goals of the business?,Tools used at this stage-,1. Voice of the customer- In this topic, we will see study how we can address the customer’s need through Kano and other models and also, we will solve a sample problem .,2. Stakeholder Analysis- In this topic, we will be studying how to handle different types of stakeholders, how to know which of our business partners will be helpful to us in a long run and who will probably create a problem. You will also be guided to a sample case study using Minitab companion (also with setup and analysis guide).,3. Is/Is not Analysis-,In this tool you will be learning to avoid jumping to a false cause or reason while finding the root cause of the problem. Here too you will be guided for a Minitab download, setup and analysis guide for using Is/Is not Analysis.,Sample case studies we will be dealing-,Case study 1: Kano model of a refrigerator. Determining which qualities to place on the item/machine so that there is a maximum customer satisfaction.,Case study 2: Stakeholder analysis for a project of a company Bidur cosmo and pharmaceuticals which wants to introduce a new brand to launch targeting the niche that is already existing but still has potential of growth.,Case study 3: Determining the root cause through IS/IS NOT analysis for a machine (cap sealing machine) that periodically possess problems during manufacture of a liquid product.,2. Current condition screening; Breakdown the problem,In this stage, we will be addressing with the following questions-,· What is the size of the problem?,· What data do I have?,· What are the component parts of this problem?,· How much will I address at this point?,Tools used at this stage-,SIPOC, process mapping, spaghetti mapping, data collection, run chart, bar chart, histogram, box plot (Don’t worry, after explanation of the use of these tools, we will take a sample case study and you will be guided for a Minitab problem solving approaches for these problems.,Sample case studies we will be dealing in dealing in this stage-,Case Study 4: Process mapping of an industrial manufacturing process through minitab.,Case Study 5: Using SIPOC to determine which Supplier is good and which can be omitted for targeted good customers’ response.,Case Study 6: In a Quality Assurance check, rejections were obtained at different time intervals in a factory. Understanding the whole scenario with Run chart, Box-plots and control charts.,Case Study 7: Understanding the business and project management skills  and improvements (before Vs. After) of a particular process by using I chart.,3. Target condition/ Setting the Target.,In this stage,
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