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Training Schedule

NOTICE: All training and Consortium events for March & April 2020 have been suspended and will be rescheduled.

OpEx Solutions, Inc. is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider (REP).

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OpEx Solutions, Inc.'s PMI Registered Education Provider ID Number is 3510.

For more information and for By Request (not scheduled) seminars, please see the alphabetical seminar listings below the date table.

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Advanced Process Excellence

Feb 11-12, 2020

Austin, TX
REGISTRATION CLOSED

16 hrs./16 PDUs

  • Flow Charts & PFMEA

  • Key Characteristics, R&R & Process Capability

  • Process Control & Error Proofing

  • Operators' Work Instructions & Training

  • Capacity Verification & Run-at-Rate

PRICING

• $1195 Non-members

• $1145 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $1095 COC Members

Asset Reliability Excellence
 
This training has been approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for continuing education for TCEQ Water and Wastewater Licencees.

March 5, 2020

Austin, TX

8 hrs./8 PDUs

  • TPM & Reliability Excellence Philosophy

  • Reliability Excellence Business Case

  • Developing the Reliability Excellence Strategy

  • Developing the Deployment Plan

  • Process Reliability Excellence Metrics

  • TPM Activity Board

PRICING

• $895 Non-members

• $845 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $795 COC Members

Back to Basics of Operational Excellence

Sept 17-18, 2019                    Jan 16-17, 2020  Austin, TX                               Houston, TX

16 hrs./16 PDUs 

  • 5S Workplace Organization

  • Standard Work

  • Daily Visual Management

  • Problem Solving

  • Rapid & Continuous Improvement (kaizen)

PRICING

• $1195 Non-members

• $1145 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $1095 COC Members

BY REQUEST
Back to Basics of Operational Excellence for the Office

  

16 hrs./16 PDUs 

  • 5S Workplace Organization

  • Standard Work

  • Daily Visual Management

  • Problem Solving

  • Rapid & Continuous Improvement (kaizen)

PRICING

• $895 Non-members

• $845 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $795 COC Members

Enterprise Transformation for Leaders

Apr 8, 2020                            Oct 7, 2020
Houston, TX                          Austin, TX

8 hrs./8 PDUs 

  • Operational Excellence System Evolution

  • Stability Building Blocks

  • People Engagement & Culture Change

  • Operational Excellence Strategy Deployment

PRICING

• $895 Non-members

• $845 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $795 COC Members

LEADER TRAINING WEEK
Integrated Management System & Transformation - IMST

Apr 7-9. 2020                               Oct 6-8,2020

Houston, TX                                 Austin, TX

24 hrs./24 PDUs 

  • Operations' Integrated Management System

  • Strategy & Deployment

  • Enterprise Transformation

  • Stability Building Blocks & Product Development

  • Fundamental, Strategic & Analytical Metrics

  • Balanced Metrics Structure

PRICING​

• $2,395 Non-members

• $2,245 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $2,095 COC Members

Integrated Management System for Leaders
Apr 7, 2020                                  Oct 6, 2020
Houston, TX                                Austin, TX

8 hrs./8 PDUs  

  • Operations' Integrated Management System

  • Strategic Thinking (A3)

  • Value Stream Mapping

  • Policy Deployment & Transformation

PRICING

• $895 Non-members

• $845 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $795 COC Members

BY REQUEST
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Basics of OEE & Relationships to TPM

  • OEE/TEEP Calculations

  • Developing the OEE Scorecard

  • Deploying OEE Metric

  • Setting up the Governance Structure

PRICING

Please contact OpEx Solutions, Inc. for pricing.

BY REQUEST
Problem Solving for Practitioners
  • Problem Solving Process (Company-Specific)

  • Problem Identification & Initial Reaction

  • Root-cause Problem Solving Using 5-Whys

  • Tools — Fishbone Diagram, A3… 

PRICING

Please contact OpEx Solutions, Inc. for pricing.

BY REQUEST
Process Improvement for Practitioners
  • Introduction to the Seven Basic Quality Tools

  • Using the Tools to Identify Problems

  • Problem Solving Using A3

  • Root-cause Problem Solving Using 5-Whys

PRICING

Please contact OpEx Solutions, Inc. for pricing.

Product Development Excellence for Leaders
Sept 20. 2019
Houston, TX
  • 8 hrs./8 PDUs

  • Preliminary Assessment & Requirements

  • Project Planning

  • Products & Process Design

  • Product & Process Validation & Launch

  • Excellence in Sustaining Engineering 

PRICING

Please contact OpEx Solutions, Inc. for pricing.

BY REQUEST
Product Development Process for Practitioners

16 hrs./16 PDUs 

  • Preliminary Assessment & Requirements

  • Project Planning

  • Product & Process Design

  • Product & Process Validation & Launch

  • Excellence in Sustaining Engineering

PRICING

Please contact OpEx Solutions, Inc. for pricing.

OPEN ENROLLMENT & BY REQUEST
Project Management Professional Exam Prep

5 Days 

  • Project, Program, Portfolio & Operations Mgt.

  • PMP Exam Preparation

  • Project Management Framework

  • Project Initiation

  • Project Planning

  • Project Execution

  • Monitoring & Control

  • Closedown

  • Project Management Information System (PMIS)

  • Project Management Office (PMO)

  • Agile Approach to Planning & Executing Projects

  • Review of Exam Type Questions

  • Practice Test

PRICING

• $2,395 Non-members

• $2,245 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $2,145 COC Members

BY REQUEST
Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt
Certification Program
This 3-week program is for Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification. Week 1 is for Green Belt certification and weeks 2&3 are for Black Belt certification.
  • Process Capability

  • Simple & Multiple Regression Analysis

  • Gauge R & R

  • Multi-Variance Analysis

  • DOE

  • Correlation vs Causation

  • Lean Tools & Techniques

  • Response Surface Methodology

PRICING

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (1 wk)

• $2,395 Non-members

• $2,245 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $2,145 COC Members

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (2 wks)

• $4,795 Non-members

• $4,495 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $4,295 COC Members

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (3 wks)

• $6,395 Non-members

• $6,095 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $5,745 COC Members

BY REQUEST
Standard Work
  • SW Alignment

  • Preparation for SW Observation

  • Time Study

  • Developing SW

  • Compiling and Maintaining SW

  • Incentive Systems

PRICING

Please contact OpEx Solutions, Inc. for pricing.

Strategic Metrics for Leaders

Apr 9, 2020                               Oct 8, 2020

Houston, TX                             Austin, TX

8 hrs./8 PDUs 

  • Fundamental Metrics

  • Strategic Metrics

  • Analytical Metrics

  • Balanced Metrics Structure 

PRICING

• $895 Non-members

• $845 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $795 COC Members

Supply Chain Excellence for Leaders

Sept 19, 2019
Houston, TX

8 hrs./8 PDUs 

  • Supply Chain Strategy

  • Supply Chain Design & Optimization

  • Performance Managment & Metrics

  • Improving Supply Chain Execution

  • IT & Resources

PRICING

• $895 Non-members

• $845 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $795 COC Members

Theory of Constraints for Leaders

July 16, 2020

Austin, TX

8 hrs./8 PDUs 

  • Strategic Thinking with TOC

  • Increasing Throughput & Flow with Drum-Buffer-Rope

  • Critical Chain

PRICING

• $895 Non-members

• $845 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $795 COC Members

BY REQUEST
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
Leaders: 3 days/24 PDUs
Practitioners: 2 days/16 PDUs 
This training has been approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for continuing education for TCEQ Water and Wastewater Licencees.

 

  • TPM Philosophy & Culture Change

  • Seven Steps of Autonomous Maintenance

  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

  • Set-up Reduction (SMED)

  • Hands-on Activitity

  • TPM Activity Board

PRICING

Please contact OpEx Solutions, Inc. for pricing.

Value Stream Mapping 
 

May 7, 2020

Austin, TX

  • 8 hrs./8 PDUs

  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)

  • Strategic Thinking (A3)

  • Problem Solving

PRICING

• $895 Non-members

• $845 AME/ASQ/IISE/PMI® Members

• $795 COC Members

BY REQUEST
Workplace Organization (5S)

 

  • Alignment to the Management System

  • Types of Visual Management

  • Sort

  • Straighten or Set in Order

  • Shine, Sweep or Scrub

  • Standardize

  • Sustain

  • 5S for the Office

  • Launching Workplace Organization

PRICING

Please contact OpEx Solutions, Inc. for pricing.