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Study Tour

Ireland Study Tour


May 15th - 19th, 2017


Overview

Discover first-hand what is at the heart of the lean business model through a series of plant tours, workshops, and peer networking. Watch the tools and systems of operational excellence in action. Visit Shingo recipient companies that demonstrate excellence in the fundamentals such as 5S, visual management, problem solving, standardized work, quality at the source, safety, continuous flow, intelligent automation, and much more.


Pricing

$9,500 USD - Includes 6 nights hotel, most meals, and transportation to sites


Monday, May 15, 2017
12:00 pm - 02:00 pm Presentation: Shaun Barker

Shingo Executive Overview

02:15 pm - 04:15 pm Presentation by Dermot O'Neill

Collaboration - Irish Style

05:30 pm - 07:30 pm Site Tour

Meda Rottapharm - Dublin, Ireland

07:00 pm - 08:00 pm Facilitated Reflection by SA Partners

Facilitated Reflection by SA Partners

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
01:15 pm - 07:00 pm Site Tour

Abbott Diagnostics - Longford, Ireland

07:00 pm - 08:00 pm Facilitated Reflection by SISU Consulting

Facilitated Reflection by SISU Consulting

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
12:30 pm - 04:15 pm Site Tour

Boston Scientific - Galway, Ireland

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm Bunratty Castle

Site Seeing at Bunratty Castle

10:15 pm - 01:00 am Knappouge Castle Banquet and Show

Dinner and Medieval Irish Performance

Thursday, May 18, 2017
12:00 pm - 02:30 pm Site Tour

Analog Devices - Limerick, Ireland

04:30 pm - 05:30 pm Lunch at Blarney Castle

Blarney Castle

06:15 pm - 06:15 pm Site Tour

DePuy Synthes - Cork, Ireland

Friday, May 19, 2017
12:30 pm - 03:30 pm Site Tour, Shingo Journey

Boston Scientific - Cork, Ireland

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm Site Tour

Abbott Vascular - Clonmel, Ireland

07:00 pm - 08:00 pm Facilitated Reflection by The Manufacturing Insitute

Facilitated Reflection by The Manufacturing Institute

10:00 pm - 10:00 pm 2017 Shingo Ireland Study Tour Debrief Dinner with Ritsuo Shingo

Dinner Debrief Discussion with Ritsuo Shingo

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For more information, please contact Heather Johnson, heather.j.johnson@usu.edu, (435) 797-3844.