Education provides the “fast track” to avoiding or solving many manufacturing problems. BFK Solutions provides you with plentiful educational opportunities; some of them are free, like our monthly e-newsletter, Clean Source. We are always pleased to hear people of both genders tell us that they want to be a ‘cleaning lady’ at their job, because it shows they understand the importance of critical product cleaning.
Even if you don’t want to be a cleaning lady, you and your company will benefit from our educational activities, because an appreciation of critical cleaning is essential for quality, profitable product manufacturing. We are convinced that education is better than training. Training is one-way, static, and seems to be predicated on the idea that workers must be told exactly what to do, no more no less. Sure, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and process specs are essential. However, given the complexity of manufacturing, it is not enough to train employees, they also have to have enough knowledge of the process to alert you to problems before they become product failures. We suggest you educate your employees and also educate yourself. Ed and Barbara Kanegsberg are good teachers; we train and educate employees; and we teach manufacturing “street smarts.”
Public Workshops BFK Solutions regularly conducts educational seminars and workshops. Some of our programs for trade associations are free, or very low in cost. Check our website or newsletter for upcoming programs.
We conduct seminars for conferences, agencies, and educational institutions. We particularly like programs that are “live”, because it’s easier to communicate, to get to the nitty gritty of your issues if we can see your bright and shining faces. The workshops often include hand-outs designed for the course in question. The “Handbook for Critical Cleaning” is sometimes included in the course materials.
I thought the course was perfect for my needs. It was packed full of useful information. The material was interesting; and it was clearly presented in nice, digestible chunks. Nothing dragged on too long; and there was time to network with my colleagues.
I have used your seminar (CD) numerous times since your seminar and found it very useful.