KEEP YOUR BEST PEOPLE, IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY & MAKE BEST PRACTICES BECOME YOUR COMMON PRACTICES
With constant changes in the marketplace and workforce, supervisors must be continuously equipped to improve productivity and retain their best people. This course provides any manager in the packaging industry (corrugated, folding carton, or rigid box) education and hands-on experience with the tools of leadership and improvement. During the seminar, participants are encouraged to share their best practices, challenges, and questions for discussion. This popular seminar has been updated to address up-to-minute challenges.
Before the seminar, participants will complete a self-assessment to gain awareness of their specific leadership and communication style.
- Gain knowledge of personal leadership style and adapt to challenging situations
- Improve communication skills
- Build a more productive team
- Create a visual workplace
- Build standard work including decision trees, SOPs, and 1 point lessons
Who Should Attend:
- Lead Operators
- Supervisors and Production Managers Concerned with Time Management and Communication Skills
- Leaders in Training
StandFast Group | 710 Kimberly Drive | Carol Stream, IL 60188
StandFast Packaging, head quartered in Carol Stream, Illinois, is a leading provider of corrugated packaging, retail displays, retail packaging, graphic packaging, and fulfillment services. Creativity, design, service, and sustainability are interwoven into each and every one of our interactions. With a network of manufacturing plants and sales offices throughout The United States and Canada, we provide our customers with customized solutions that protect and market their products better than anyone else.
Founded in 1967, we continue to be a privately held family owned business with Midwestern family values. We believe we have a responsibility to our employees, our customers, our community, and our planet to be socially and environmentally responsible, while embracing diversity.
Chicago Courtyard Bloomingdale
275 Knollwood Drive
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Hotel Cut-Off Date: April 6, 2020
Room Rate: $139 plus tax (King/Queen)
Booking Link: click here
Early Bird | $695 Single Registration | $495 3+ Employees (Before Thursday, March 19, 2020)
Production Leadership | $995 Single Registration | $795 3+ Employees (After Thursday, March 19, 2020)
Both Courses | $1,295 (Production Leadership & Production Measurement)
Production Leadership | $2,000
Both Courses | $4,000 (Production Leadership & Production Measurement)
Should You Attend Both or Just One Production Seminar?
We are offering these two courses together to give you the opportunity to expand your knowledge quickly and at less expense, however, each course was developed to stand alone. You don't need to attend one course in order to participate in the other. Attending both will grow you as a Leader and then go more in-depth in to the tools and practices you need to begin measuring your machines production, creating benchmarks and tracking improvements and creating not only production success but financial success as well.
Scott Ellis EdD, Working Well LLC
Dr. Ellis is a leadership and process improvement specialist who serves on AICC’s faculty to assist in building Packaging School curriculum. Scott has served as a resource for development of individuals, teams, and organizations as a consultant, teacher, psychotherapist, coach, and general manager in the packaging industry for two decades. His pragmatic approach is focused on making it easy to do the right things right.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
8:00am Overview: Goals, expectations, and introductions
9:00am Facility tour of host plant
10:00am Get control of yourself! Use your leadership style to get things done
1:00pm Get control of your team! Growing your team for engagement and retention
2:30pm Delegation of responsibility & authority
3:30pm Get control of Improvement! Problem solving with your team
6:00pm Reception at hotel
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
8:00am Get control of your schedule! Time management
10:15am Visual Workplace, a project to practice leadership skills
10:45am Building a Workplace Plan with experience on the plant floor on a target machine
12:45pm Sorting and Setting in Order Red tagging, Prioritizing, and building an action plan
1:45pm Planning a shine event
2:15pm Setting Standards, Organization of materials and tools, and standard work.
2:45pm Making it last, Standardize
3:30pm Build your personal education plan & Application plan
4:00pm Report Out
All course cancellations must be made in writing and sent to AICC, P.O. Box 25708, Alexandria, VA 22313, or faxed to (703) 836-2795. Registrants who cancel more than three weeks prior to the program date are entitled to a full refund of the registration fee; three weeks or less, but more than one week, a cancellation penalty of 50% of the registration fee will be assessed; less than one week and no shows, no refund. AICC does NOT offer refunds for those who cancel within three weeks of the program date and wish to reschedule their participation to another program or to the same program on a later date. However, substitutions are allowed and strongly encouraged and can be made from the same company for the same course date. If AICC cancels any program, a full refund will be provided. AICC may cancel programs if attendance does not meet required levels. Be sure to phone AICC to confirm a course is being held before making non-refundable airline tickets. Travel fares and hotel deposits cannot be reimbursed.