Central CA SBDC Regional Network
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

In this workshop, we cover topics related to continuous improvement and the associated Lean and Six Sigma thinking and how they relate to both product and process design. A quick overview on some specific lean tools are also discussed for many of the starting companies to envision their production and scaling up phase.

Dr. Ahmed Deif is an Associate Professor of Industrial Technology at California Polytechnic State University. Dr. Deif has a diverse portfolio in his industrial experience ranging from automotive industry where he worked at the R&D center at Chrysler Canada to steel industry to electronic industry and finally assembly industry at various engineering and consultancy capacities. As a lean and six sigma certified expert, Dr. Deif helped various industries in improving their production performance and conducted various lean and six sigma trainings in North America, Africa and Asia over the last 20 years.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.