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What Can You Learn in a 2-Day TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Course?

The 2-Day TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Course focuses on the essential TapRooT® techniques needed to investigate a precursor incident. The 5-Step investigation process simplifies TapRooT® to make the investigation efficient yet effective. The training focuses on understanding what happened, identifying Causal Factors, analyzing the Causal Factors using the Root Cause Tree®, and developing effective fixes using the Corrective Action Helper® Module.

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Attendees should bring safety incidents or quality issues from their facility for a team exercise. These may be either written reports, or they may have knowledge of an incident with no written report. We divide into teams of 2-4 people and have each team analyze a different problem during the course.

Day 1 (8:00am to 5:00pm) Day 2 (8:00am to 4:00pm)
  • Class Introductions and TapRooT® Introduction
  • TapRooT® System Overview – What you will be learning
  • SnapCharT® Basics – Gathering Information
  • SnapCharT® Exercise – Practice
  • Causal Factors – Identifying the Error
  • Root Cause Tree® – Eliminating Blame
  • Root Cause Tree® Exercise – On Your Own
  • Corrective Actions – Developing Fixes
  • Software Overview – Practicing the Techniques
  • Generic Causes – Optional Technique
  • Causal Factors – Additional Practice
  • Reporting – Management Presentation
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Final Exercise – Putting What You’ve Learned to Work

Course materials provided by System Improvements, Inc.:

  1. TapRooT® Essentials Book
  2. Laminated TapRooT® Root Cause Tree®
  3. TapRooT® Root Cause Tree® Dictionary
  4. Course Workbook
  5. Corrective Action Helper® Guide

Upon completion of the course, attendees will receive a certificate of completion. They will also receive a 90-Day Subscription to TapRooT® VI, the dynamic online software that guides you through the TapRooT® process with ease and efficiency.

I will be serving as one of the facilitators for this course. Please let me know if you have any questions. It would be great to have you in the room learning with us!

Keep improving!

Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer, Great Systems

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