Work Measurement

2 Days | 1.4 CEUs

With the advent of new technologies, some companies have moved away from using work standards— and performance has suffered. Work measurement is no longer just a time study. For next generation companies, work measurement has become a knowledge-centered activity providing complete knowledge of the human-process interface. Return to the roots of managing business processes. Learn the importance of using work standards and discover why they are key elements of the management information system necessary for process improvements and lean manufacturing.


  • Understand work measurement and its role in industrial engineering
  • Understand need for standards
  • Calculate a standard using time study
  • Understand use of work measurement data
  • Understand other related work measurement methods


  • Need for work measurement
  • Overview
  • Impact of standards
  • Standard practice
  • Documentation and charting
  • Methods analysis
  • Work design
  • Defining work
  • Measuring work: classical method
  • Elemental analysis
  • Rating
  • Allowances
  • Computations
  • Time study methods and practices
  • Labor reporting
  • Job Analysis
  • Work sampling
  • Standard data

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Registration Fee

Member: $795 Non-Member: $1,145

Course Schedule

Course ID: 4696 Sep 19 - 20, 2024 Norcross, GA Register