Motivating Employees and Providing Focus using the FAST Concept

This course provides an in-depth look at the FAST approach to categorizing changeover tasks, including defining the FAST acronym and explaining the benefits of a team based setup approach to changeovers.

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Course Overview

This course provides an in-depth look at the FAST approach to categorizing changeover tasks, including defining the FAST acronym and explaining the benefits of a team based setup approach to changeovers. In addition to explaining and defining FAST, this course covers ways you can analyze your setups in order to identify wasteful activities and further streamline your setup operations.

Using these lessons, you will be able to engage the people who perform the work to actively improve the process based on SMED principles. This will lead to the greatly improved changeover times that SMED is known for, as well as better conditions for those performing the changeovers.

Why take this course?

Analysis and teamwork are core elements of any process improvement effort. This course will show you how to manage these elements for quick changeover.

What am I going to learn?

  • The meaning of the FAST acronym
  • How the FAST approach to categorizing changeover tasks works
  • How to improve the changeover process based on analysis
  • How to approach changeover tasks with multiple operators
  • How to distribute tasks for team based setups
  • How to assemble teams for analysis and improvement
  • The roles of different members of the setup analysis team
  • Video recording techniques for analyzing setup

Who is the intended audience?

Anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of how setups are structured, analyzed, and improved

What are the prerequisites?

A foundational understanding of SMED concepts

What am I going to receive?

  • Videos that guide you through the changeover analysis process
  • PDF transcripts for your review
  • A list of the terms used in the videos and their definitions
  • Power Point presentations to support your learning

Course Curriculum

Understanding the FAST Concept for Quick Changeover04:17
Effectively Utilizing the Team Based Approach to Setup03:24
Forming and Guiding Setup Analysis Teams04:13
Recording Video for Setup Analysis04:06
Quiz – Motivating Employees and Providing Focus using the FAST Concept00:15

Course Reviews

  1. Avatar of wael abdelaal nasr wael says:

    very informative
    informative and very clear explanation course

    thank you

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