Practical Time Study

Do you know that time studies represent the foundation for planning and controlling and improving your capacity, resources and costs?

This training offers a practical approach about time study methodologies and process time evaluations and is applicable for production engineers, production supervisors, process engineers but also for anyone interested in time studies and work measurement;

Why do you need this training ?

You will learn how to prepare a time study to get real, specific and relevant results;
You will learn in a practical way to measure, to record and to determine the real cycle time of a production process;
You will learn how to use a REFA standardized form for time studies and result validation;
You will learn how to use time data’s, for Capacity Planning, Capacity Verification and to improve a production process;

Training content

General remarks: Types of work systems; Process segments; Working procedures; Work Productivity and Performance; Labor distribution; Types of workplaces;

Determining working time: The base time; The lost time (material and personal); Recovery time; Time per piece; Operating time, Adjusting time, Total manufacturing time.

Practical time study: Practical time study methodology, Time measurement rules; Stopwatches, REFA time measurement file, Time measurement points and types of working sequences;

Working time calculation and analysis: Checking the accuracy and integrity of the time study; Individual times calculating; Statistic evaluation; Operator efficiency evaluation; Calculating time per sequence; Finding the time per piece.

Work balancing, Line balancing and capacity calculation: Takt time; Cycle time; Line balancing rate; Work balancing, Capacity calculation; Capacity verification & Run at Rate; Case study (Capacity Analysis report).


Investments: 330 Euro / person / 2 days
Super Deal: 35% discount – 215 Euro / person – (sign up until 13 th of February 2020)
Early bird: 25% discount – 245 Euro / person – (sign up until 27nd of February 2020)
Group discount: additional 5% discount / group (min 3 persons).
The specified amount includes lunch, three coffee break, all required materials and the EMC participation certificate in English language.
The specified amount does not include VAT. The VAT for individuals will be discounted.