Customized training topics
Collaborate with Applied IE to identify learning objectives and topics. The workshop can be designed as a one-day or multi-day workshop and may include training topics such as:

  • ​Planning and conducting a Kaizen event.
  • Learning the fundamentals of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Exploring the approach to Lean Office.
  • Improving top-down efficiency with the business-process mapping.
  • Applying Kanban to reduce and manage inventory.
  • Establishing the standard practice of workplace organization.
  • Using SAP Crystal Reports for data analytics.
  • Synchronizing focus with a cascade of performance metrics.
  • Simple and effective job performance reviews.
  • Learning the fundamentals and methods of problem-solving.
  • Building performance-driven teams.
  • Formulating a strategic business plan.
  • Engaging employees to participate in process improvement.

XMC-401 Training Platform


Fast-paced, fun, and effective training
Organizations in the healthcare, manufacturing, and service industries used a fast-paced, fun, and memorable training from Applied IE. The
XMC-401 training platform was designed and engineered by Applied IE as an effective hands-on learning platform. It maximizes participation and engagement by immersing participants to experience the lesson plan in a near-realistic production assembly simulation.


The XMC-401 training workshop can be delivered in the following learning environments using:

  • Tables in a conference-training facility.
  • Workstations in a manufacturing facility.
  • The world-class Regional Manufacturing Technology Center of Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Michigan.​

Hands-on learning
Participants aim to build a batch of products with the highest customer value. Customer value is an aggregate scorecard of performance metrics that includes speed of production, track performance, and conformance to quality specifications.