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Company-Wide Training Curriculum


DFT Training Workshops are designed for all organizations in the manufacturing company, from top management to all employees in manufacturing, engineering, planning, marketing, finance, accounting, facilities and employee relations.  DFT is in fact, a complete business strategy.  Our digital products also allow companies to easily tailor training toward specific organizations.

The business-wide approach differentiates JCIT2 from theoretical or philosophical education courses and consultants. This powerful technology ties all organizations together with a consistent set of tools and techniques.
Training Courses
  • DFT Business Strategy
  • DFT Production Workshop and Line Design
  • Kanban Pull Supply Chain
  • DFT Executive Overview
  • Flexible Employee Certification
  • PPM In-Process Quality
  • DFT Doctorate and Black Belt Certification
DFT Business Strategy Workshop
This Workshop is essential for all management and leaders. It defines the responsibilities and tools for all organizations and ties them into a consistent Demand-Driven Flow and Pull Manufacturing elite company. Below is a brief outline of topics for this workshop:

  • DFT Business Strategy
  • Eliminating Working Capital
  • Eliminating (Push) Scheduling
  • Technology-DFT vs Philosophy -Lean
  • Establishing Target Goals
  • Designing the Flow Process
  • Process Volume & Mixed-Models
  • Sequence of Events Foundation
  • Takt Process Targets & Index
  • Visual Op Method Sheets & TQC

  • Balance Index & Variation
  • Line Design Efficiency Target
  • Synchronized vs Paced Operations
  • Process Perfection Line Design & Balance
  • Total Product Cycle Time
  • Kanban Design & Management
  • Kanban Sizing & Valuation
  • Bill of Material & Backflush
  • Single, Dual Card & Non-Repeating
  • Finished Goods Kanban
  • Electronic Kanban
  • Role for the Computer in DFT
  • ERP Compatibility Requirements
  • Simplify the ERP System with DFT
  • Employee Training for Flexibility
  • Flexible Workforce Reward Systems
  • TQC & DFT Op Valuation
  • Demand Without Scheduling
  • Daily Rate Planning & Linearity
  • Flex Fence Design
  • Order Smoothing & Total Demand

  • Evaluation & Rating of Suppliers
  • Supplier Forecasting/Flexibility
  • Supplier Qualification & TQC
  • Virtual Kanban & RIP Suppliers
  • Supplier Chain Training
  • Costing in a Flow Process
  • Eliminating Labor Based Costing
  • Establishing Cost Drivers
  • Managing Variances
  • Demand & Flow Rates
  • Management Reporting Metrics
  • Design vs Actual
  • Team Management
  • Line Efficiency
  • Process Perfection
  • Double Inventory Turns to Start
  • Path Forward
All Workshops are available with live or virtual instructors.

Private Workshops

Private workshops are offered weekly and presented by a certified DFT instructor, or Mr. Costanza himself. Live workshops are presented at client selected sites, at their convenience.

Private workshops include the following: 

  • “Disruption of Mediocracy in Manufacturing”

  • Access to the DFT Computer App for all Lab Calculations

  • Student Workbooks

  • DFT Business Strategy, Design the Flow Process & Total Quality

  • DFT Certification, with the Completion of Each Session Review

DFT Online Virtual Training

Each online workshop includes interactive labs, chapter reviews, Q&A with a digital DFT Instructor, as well as the material presented above in our training courses. We currently offer multiple online certification workshops:

  • An Introduction to the DFT Business Strategy

  • DFT Line Design Excellence

  • Supply Chain and Kanban

  • Flow Based Costing

Instructors are available for Q&A or they can attend the entire workshop

DFT Executive Overview

The Single Day Executive Overview may be presented to one executive, or to an entire team. Topics include:

  • The DFT Business Strategy

  • The Demand Driven Corporation

  • Any-Model, Any-Volume, Any-Day

  • In-Process PPM Quality

  • Flow Based Costing vs. Labor Absorption

  • Implementation Steps & Timeline

  • Management Metrics

Meeting with a DFT Instructor, or Mr. Costanza, allows an open dialogue to discuss company goals and questions. We hope to understand where you are, and where the potential is. The day is yours to explore DFT and learn how to accomplish zero working capital, increase inventory turns, increase quality, and


Own The Training With A DFT Corporate License

Starting at $25 per Employee

Explore DFT and learn how to accomplish your specific goals. The cost savings of transitioning to Flow far outweigh the initial investment.

Consistently train current and future employees across multiple plants, organizations, and countries at their convenience.

Advantages of a DFT Corporate License

  • Replay Chapters of Focus

  • JCIT 2 Master Training Guide

  • Customize DFT Training Based Upon the Audience

  • Digital and On-Site Support

  • Own the DFT Calculator

  • Train Your Team With Your Own DFT Live Lab

  • Student Workbooks

  • Workshop Lab Exercises and End of Session Reviews

  • Special Pricing on Textbooks and Products

​This program allows you to consistently train current and future employees on your schedule. Flexibility to train across multiple organizations, plants, and varying countries.  This unique objective is to eliminate continuous consultant fees and to instead create your own DFT Center of Excellence supported by JCIT2.

The DFT Training Sessions are broken into chapters to allow the Training Coordinator flexibility to conduct focused presentations, such as:

  • Business Strategy Workshop Training

  • DFT Line Design

  • Flow-Based Costing for Accounting and Management Teams

  • Kanabn Pull Training for Production and the Supply Chain

  • Bill of Material and Backflush training for Engineering and Finance

  • Demand-Based Planning for Marketing and Planning

  • Introduction and Overview for Top Management, etc.  

The DFT Corporate Training Product is designed with your flexibility in mind.

DFT Advanced Workshops & Events

The Advanced digital workshops have expanded topics that could only be taught from the knowledge and experience of Mr. Costanza. Each digital session has a follow-up quiz and an introduction to your own "hands-on" DFT Labs, both of which are essential for a DFT and Black Belt Certification.

JCIT2 Workshops expand the DFT tools and detail more complex mixed-model product line designs. New advanced training workshops and implementation programs.

  • Advanced Mixed-Model Line Design

  • Advanced Virtual Kanban

  • Any-Model, Any-Volume, Any-Day Workshop Events to eliminate all production scheduling.

  • Advanced System Design to automate the DFT Flow Production and Pull Process

Web Based, Professionally Produced and Animated
Corporate Training Workshops 

There is no longer a need for continuous consultation fees or traveling expenses.  

There is no longer a need to focus all attention on a lean philosophy - Design your process the right way the first time!

Design a DFT Lab Production Factory

Demand Flow Technology
  • 1ST - Enforce the learning process
  • Design a DFT Flow Production Line
  • Develop a Kanban Pull System
  • Adjust Volume and Mix
  • Manage a Self-Directed Workforce
  • Design In-Process Quality
  • Experience Ensures Retention for Implementation

Model 3200


The complete production factory is now included and required for licensed sites. It is essential for DFT Master, Doctorate and Black Belt Certifications.
Company-Wide Education Curriculum

The business-wide approach differentiates JCIT 2 from theoretical or philosophical education courses, seminars or consultants.  This powerful technology ties all organizations together with a consistent set of tools and techniques.


No other organization in the world can provide the caliber of DFT educational services as JCIT 2.  The educational series is directed to all organizations, from management, planning, marketing, production, engineering, quality, employee relations, materials and financial teams as well as the supply chain management.  

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