On-Demand Webinar

Cal Poly’s Lean Systems 101

Join Karen Bangs, of California Polytechnic State University—the top rated undergraduate college for Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering in the United States—for “Cellular Manufacturing: Cal Poly’s Lean Systems 101.” Backed with impressive industry experiences from Skyworks Solutions and Conexant, Bangs will walk us through a survey of lean management tools to help improve your workflow, whether for manufacturing or administrative purposes.


View this on-demand webinar to learn:

Identifying types of waste

Implementing cost-effective strategies

Using visual controls and poka-yoke (``error proofing``)

Finding flexible resources for cellular manufacturing

...and more

Karen Bangs

Lecturer, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo


Karen Bangs holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and an MBA from University of California, Irvine. Before joining Cal Poly she spent 19 years in the semi-conductor industry working at Skyworks Solutions Inc. (formerly Conexant Systems Inc. formerly Rockwell Semiconductor Systems). Her responsibilities included Industrial Engineering analysis, Operations Finance, Project Management, and Supply Chain Management.


She teaches a wide range of subjects from Introduction to Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering to Human Factors to Quality Engineering. She also led the Women In Engineering Program from 2007 to 2010.