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Training and workshops are conducted on a half-day, one-day or weeklong basis. Interest areas include Industrial Ethics, Improving Manufacturing Systems, Technology Transfer to Developing Countries, and Manufacturing Vendor Connections. Training and workshops are provided by arrangement only.

 

Industrial Ethics

Your employees are your most important resource. The success of your business depends on the quality of products and/or services they produce, and their productivity index. This half- or full-day workshop can transform your workers into a very productive and efficient workforce. Training and workshop can be tailored to your specific need or area of interest. Topics include:

 

 

For more information on any of these, please contact Dr. Obi at (408) 924-3218, email: sobi@email.sjsu.edu.

 

Improving Manufacturing Systems

Staying in business today is a life-and-death issue for many manufacturing companies. Because of stiff global and domestic competition, it has meant a survival of the fittest for many companies in recent years. It is now well known that the one thing most surviving or winning manufacturing companies have in common today is that they continually study and improve their manufacturing systems. Two companies were the sole manufacturers of a similar product for years. But gradually, one of the companies began to supply the product at a significantly reduced price, a price the other company could not match. Within a short time the latter began a series of lay offs, and eventually went out of business. The sad end of the failed company can be explained by several improvement-related reasons. The successful company must have done some things better which helped to lower its production cost, and resulted in a reduction in the price of its product. What is the nature of these improvements? Is your company losing its customers? Or do you want to prevent that kind of situation? The workshops cover the following areas:

 

For more information on any of these, please contact Dr. Obi at (408) 924-3218, email: sobi@email.sjsu.edu.

 

Manufacturing Systems (Technology) Transfer

Many technology transfer efforts fail due to lack of proper knowledge about the nature of the culture, literacy and preparedness of the receiving entities. A good professional knowledge on these issues based on practical experiences will help you prepare very well so as to have an effective implementation of your technology. This workshop teaches you from actual experiences of past failures and successes. Areas covered include:

 

 

For more information on any of these, please contact Dr. Obi at (408) 924-3218, email: sobi@email.sjsu.edu.

 

Manufacturing Vendor Connections

Are you looking for a provider of a key manufacturing service for a certain product or process? Too often finding affordable service providers is very difficult and time consuming. But experience in these areas and constant contact with these providers have made it easy to locate them for quicker referencing. Service areas include:

 

 

For more information on any of these, please contact Dr. Obi at (408) 924-3218, email: sobi@email.sjsu.edu.