Learners read how to identify a manufacturer's value streams - the first step to value stream mapping.
Process Control Tutorial: The Chocolate Milk Machine
By Jon Stenerson
Students view the operation of a process controls system and examine the components and their function to prepare to work with the actual system.
Electric Pencil Sharpener: Process Planning
By Amy Gau
Students view photos of an electric pencil sharpener as it is disassembled. The learning object is intended to prepare students to be able to identify the components and create an assembly process in a future activity.
The TI-83 Plus Calculator: The Square Root Function
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners follow step-by-step instructions for calculating the square root of a number using the TI-83 Plus scientific calculator. Steps for determining impedance are also shown.
Identifying and Selecting Projects
You'll focus on identifying and selecting projects.
Value-Added vs. Non-Value-Added Activities
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
In this interactive object, learners read a description of value-added and non-value-added activities and then place various work duties into these two categories.
The 8 Wastes of the Lean Production System
By Janet Braun
The learner identifies ways to eliminate or minimize wastes found in business processes. A quiz completes the activity.
Understanding Circular Robotic Motions
The learner will learn the programming steps that are used to create circular motions with robots.
Problem Solving - Describing the Problem
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will understand how to measure a problem over time by using a common run chart to visualize the gap between past performance and future goals.
Problem Solving: Using a Decision Matrix
The learner will understand how to use brainstorming and a decision matrix to find the best solution to a problem.
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