May PDM at Cleveland State University

General Information

Start Date May 10 2012 - 5:30pm
End Date May 10 2012 - 8:30pm
Register By May 9 2012


Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Ave Student Center Rm 313
Cleveland, OH, 44115
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Event Description

Theory of Constraints and its Integration with Lean Six Sigma Stephen Skillman 

    • The Kent State Continual Process Improvement (CPI) Model
      • Team Oriented Problem Solving (TOPS)
      • Lean
      • Six Sigma
      • Theory of Constraints
    • Defining a Process
    • Systems Thinking
    • Summarizing Lean Thinking
    • The History of Theory of Constraints
    • The Five Focusing Steps of Theory of Constraints
    • Focusing Tools
      • Intermediate Objectives Map
      • Interference Diagram
      • Four Quadrant Prioritization Matrix
    • Drum-Buffer-Rope (DBR) Scheduling
    • Throughput Accounting

    Stephen Skillman is an Associate Lean Six Sigma Facilitator at Kent State University. He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Statistical Analyst. Stephen received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Lake Erie College, and has worked in the automotive, government ballistics and electrical insulation industries. He has held Production Scheduler, Purchasing Manager, Shipping Manager and Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager positions with Nescor Plastics and Iten Industries. Stephen has been a Kent State Facilitator for the past 3 years, consulting, teaching, and coaching companies in Lean, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints methodologies.