Two-day Lean manufacturing class at Pellissippi State

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Learn the management philosophy that optimizes efficiency in the workplace by attending “Introduction to Lean Manufacturing” at Pellissippi State Community College, Feb. 13-14.

Class participants gain an in-depth understanding of project management techniques that identify and eliminate waste, and the Lean manufacturing concept can be applied to a wide variety of businesses. Attendees say that the course helps their businesses gain an edge over competitors.

Barbara Torbett, director of quality assurance with WebTec Converting, LLC, recently completed a Lean manufacturing course at Pellissippi State.

“We need to stay competitive, so we enrolled in a Lean manufacturing class,” said Torbett. “We had great instructors, and our whole business utilizes the skills we learned.”

“Introduction to Lean Manufacturing” is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Pellissippi Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. Participants who complete the 16-hour course earn 1.6 CEUs (continuing education units). Cost is $545.

The full course description, along with a schedule of everything offered by Pellissippi State’s Business and Community Services Division, is available at

To learn more or to register, call BCS at (865) 539-7167.