PRT001 – Productivity Improvements

Course Objective 
During this one-day course, participants will be introduced to concept, techniques and best practices of productivity improvements to harness better work performance with less cost and increased profit, and to maximise company resources for long-term business growth.

Participants will be guided to develop a curiosity for new and better strategies and techniques for improving productivity. They will be motivated to learn and apply the knowledge themselves and transfer the knowledge to their subordinates for them to use in their workplace to further increase productivity.

When the leader takes the lead to acquire, apply and share new knowledge and skills with his team members, it will surely lead to better rapport, teamwork and workplace environment.

For Whom
Managers, Professionals, Executives and Supervisors who are committed to work more productively.

Training Date/Time: Friday 27 May 2016; 9AM – 5PM 

Closing Date: 20 May 2016

Venue: PrimeStaff Management Services Pte Ltd

Course Fee: $350 (plus GST), $320 (Subsequent participants from the same company)
You may claim up to 400% tax rebate or 60% cash back of the course fee under the PIC Scheme. For more information, please visit

Facilitator: Mr Johnny Lee (Profile listed below)

Course Online 
1. What is Productivity? 
    • Factors affecting productivity
    • Production and Operation Management
    • The Productivity Strategy

2. Value Stream Management 
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Spaghetti Diagram

3. Lean Enterprise 
    • Principles of Lean
    • House Of Toyota

4. Productivity Techniques for Employees 
    • Creating Conducive Environment for Productivity
    • Reward to Motivate
    • Focusing on Communication

5. Importance of The 5 S’s Concept 
    • Principles of 5S
    • Implementing 5S

6. Eliminating Non-Value-Adding Activities 
    • What are “non-value-adding” activities?
    • Categorizing and dealing with wastes

7. Jidoka – Built-in-Quality 
    • Concept of Self-inspection
    • Implementing Poka Yoke – Mistake Proofing
    • Applying Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA)

8. Just-In-Time System
    • Listening to the “Voice of Customers” using Quality Function Deployment
    • Applying Kaizen Principles
    • Managing Kaizen Events
    • Using Supermarket Principles
    • Types and Applications of Kanban
    • Setup Time Reduction Technique
    • Load Levelling / Line Balancing

9. Improving Process Stability
    • Standardizing Operations
    • Deploying Principles and Concept of Six sigma

Method of Instruction
Besides inputs from the experienced facilitator, the programme will involve intensive use of group discussions, role plays and self-assessment exercises and actual speaking situations.

7 contact hours
Johnny Lee is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Mindlife Consulting International LLP.

“Mind Your Life, Live Your Passion” is the maxim that drives Johnny Lee on his continuing quest to empower people so that they can enjoy effective personal leadership, improve their emotional intelligence and manage their work and their life better.

Johnny has more than 25 years of business management experience. He has successfully led and managed various organizations in the light and heavy manufacturing, SMEs’ and MNCs’ in Singapore and China.

He started his career as an Industrial Engineer. Subsequently, he moved up progressively through various levels of managerial positions with Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Management, Materials Management, Warehouse Management, and Human Resource in his portfolio.

Now he is fully committed in Corporate Training, Behavioral and Career Consulting, and Life Coaching. He has more than 16 years of corporate training experience. He regularly conducts training for SMEs, MNCs, Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore Police Force, Statutory Boards, SMF, Training Institutions, Schools and general public.

He is well-versed in Managerial and Leadership Skills, Communication Skills, Thinking Skills, Team Development, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Time Management, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Work-Life Effectiveness, Productivity Improvement and Stress Management.

He frequently gives talks to schools and the general public and has appeared on MediaCorp’s Radio’s 93.8FM Live as a studio guest.

Drawing upon his extensive knowledge, skills and experience in leading edge tools and strategies from Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Time-lining, Neuro Semantics, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Behavioral Analysis, Hypnosis, Human Needs Psychology and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), he have successfully trained, coached and empowered thousands of people, individually and at corporate level, helping them to overcome obstacles that have held them back, influencing them to transform their lives and to achieve their fullest potentials.

    • Sc.(Economics) Honors (Management Studies), University Of London (UK)
    • Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (Full ACTA), Institute of Adult Learning
    • Diploma in Production Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic
    • Specialist Diploma in Electronic Business Management, Temasek Polytechnic
    • Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance, Association of Certified Accountants, UK.

    • Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), American Board of NLP, USA.
    • Certified Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Trainer, Six Seconds EQ Network (USA)
    • Certified Behavioral & Career Consultant, Institute of Motivational Living (USA)
    • Certified Administer of DISC Personality Profiling
    • Certified Hypnotist Instructor, National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. USA
    • Certified Consulting Hypnotherapist, National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. USA
    • Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Semantics, International Society of Neuro-Semantics (USA)
    • Certified Practitioner of Timelines Therapy, International Society of Neuro-Semantics (USA)
    • Certified Work-Life Consultant accredited by Ministry of Manpower, Singapore

Professional Affiliations:
    • Member of Singapore Institute of Management.
    • Member in Good Standing, National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. USA
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