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LEI Webinar Library

LEI webinars are concise, convenient ways to bring you and your team members practical knowledge from leading lean experts. If you've got about an hour, an LEI webinar will give you real-life insights into solving the technical and human challenges of sustaining a lean transformation. Webinars include a presentation followed by audience questions.

Upcoming Webinars

LEI is planning more webinars in the future, however none are open for registration at this time. Please visit our site often and watch your email for announcements of new webinars. If you have a suggestion for a webinar please send your idea to webmaster@lean.org.

Archived Webinars

The Way to Lean

Originally presented: November 4, 2015 (permalink)

Featuring:

Michael Ballé Michael Ballé

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Purchase the related book: The Gold Mine Triology Study Guide

How to Lead With Respect

Originally presented: September 9, 2014 (permalink)

Featuring:

Michael Ballé Michael Ballé

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Purchase the related book: Lead With Respect: A Novel of Lean Practice

The Two Basic Forms of Coaching for Lean

Originally presented: May 22, 2014 (permalink)

Featuring:

David Verble David Verble

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Purchase the related book: Perfecting Patient Journeys

Register for the related workshop: Leading in a Continuous Improvement Culture: Engaging and Coaching Problem Solving Thinkers

How ThedaCare Created Its Own Management System

Originally presented: May 6, 2014 (permalink)

Featuring:

Kim Barnas Kim Barnas

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Purchase the related book: Beyond Heroes: A Lean Management System for Healthcare

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: How Established Enterprises Can Innovate Like Lean Startups

Originally presented: January 23, 2014 (permalink)

Featuring:

Steve Bell Steve Bell

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Purchase the related book: Lean IT

A Roadmap to Lean Healthcare Success

Originally presented: April 16, 2013 (permalink)

Featuring:

John Toussaint, MD John Toussaint, MD

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Purchase the related books: On the Mend Potent Medicine

Getting to Everyday Improvement: How to Connect the Science and Culture of Problem Solving

Originally presented: February 14, 2013 (permalink)

Featuring:

Judy Worth Judy Worth

Beau Keyte Beau Keyte

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Purchase the related book: Perfecting Patient Journeys

The Value-Adding Lean CEO

Originally presented: December 11, 2012 (permalink)

Featuring:

Art Byrne Art Byrne

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Purchase the related book: The Lean Turnaround

The Business Case for Lean

Originally presented: October 10, 2012 (permalink)

Featuring:

Michael Ballé Michael Ballé

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Register for the related workshop: Making a Business Case for Lean

Read the presenter's weekly column The Gemba Coach

Purchase the related books: The Gold Mine The Gold Mine Audiobook A Leader's Guide to The Gold Mine The Lean Manager

Improvement Kata & Coaching Kata

Originally presented: June 28, 2012 (permalink)

Featuring:

Mike Rother Mike Rother

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Purchase the related book Toyota Kata

Register for the related workshop: Improvement Kata/Coaching Kata

Learning to See the Whole Value Stream: The Power of Extended Value-Stream Mapping

Originally presented: November 29, 2011 (permalink)

Featuring:

Jim Womack Jim Womack

Dan Jones Dan Jones

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Purchase the related book: Seeing the Whole Value Stream

Sustaining Lean Goals by Taking a (Gemba) Walk

Originally presented: June 23, 2011 (permalink)

Featuring:

Jim Womack Jim Womack

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Purchase the related book: Gemba Walks, 2nd Edition

Big Company Disease: What is it? What’s the Remedy?

Originally presented: January 25, 2011 (permalink)

Featuring:

Pascal Dennis Pascal Dennis

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Register for the related workshop: Getting the Right Things Done

Integrating Leader Standard Work with Visual Management Tools

Originally presented: December 9, 2010 (permalink)

Featuring:

Joe Murli Joe Murli

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Register for the related workshops: Integrating Visual Management Tools and Leader Standard Work Management Standard Work

Go and See: Why go to the Gemba and what to do when you are there

Originally presented: November 9, 2010 (permalink)

Featuring:

Michael Ballé Michael Ballé

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Read the presenter's weekly column The Gemba Coach

Purchase the related books: The Gold Mine The Gold Mine Audiobook A Leader's Guide to The Gold Mine The Lean Manager

Lean Logistics & Supply Chain Networks: 8 Guiding Principles

Originally presented: October 14, 2010 (permalink)

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Purchase the related book: Building A Lean Fulfillment Stream

On the Mend: Changing a healthcare organizational culture to continuous improvement

Originally presented: September 13, 2010 (permalink)

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Purchase the related book: On the Mend

Lessons from "Lean Startups"

Originally presented: April 28, 2010 (permalink)

Featuring:

Eric Ries Eric Ries

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Lean Transformation: Understanding the Hidden Rules of Engagement

Originally presented: April 8, 2010 (permalink)

Featuring:

Jim Luckman Jim Luckman

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Register for the related workshop: Transformational Leadership: An Experiential Program for Lean Leaders

Mistake Proofing to Reduce Medical Errors

Originally presented: December 10, 2009 (permalink)

Featuring:

John Grout John Grout

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Register for the related workshop: Mistake-Proofing Healthcare: Designing Processes to Reduce Medical Errors

Creating the Lean Manager

Originally presented: September 9, 2009 (permalink)

Featuring:

Michael Ballé Michael Ballé

Freddy Ballé Freddy Ballé

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Purchase the related book: The Lean Manager

Making Hospitals Work: How to improve patient care while saving everyone's time and hospitals' resources

Originally presented: July 30, 2009 (permalink)

Featuring:

Marc Baker Marc Baker

Ian Taylor Ian Taylor

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Purchase the related book: Making Hospitals Work

Follow the Learner: The Role of a Leader in Creating a Lean Culture

Originally presented: May 14, 2009 (permalink)

Featuring:

Dr. Sami Bahri, DDS Dr. Sami Bahri, DDS

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Purchase the related book: Follow the Learner

Forward to Fundamentals

Originally presented: April 23, 2009 (permalink)

Featuring:

John Shook John Shook

Jim Womack Jim Womack

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Purchase the related books: Birth of Lean Kaizen Express

Strategy Deployment in Action: One Executive’s Perspective

Originally presented: March 12, 2009 (permalink)

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Purchase the related book: Getting the Right Things Done

Managing to Learn: Part 2 - Conversations with Lean Leaders About the Real Impact of the A3 Management Process

Originally presented: November 13, 2008 (permalink)

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Purchase the related book: Managing to Learn

Managing to Learn: Part 1 - How Lean Leaders Create Productive Problem-Solvers

Originally presented: October 9, 2008 (permalink)

Featuring:

John Shook John Shook

Jim Womack Jim Womack

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Purchase the related book: Managing to Learn

The Power of Purpose, Process, and People

Originally presented: May 1, 2008 (permalink)

Featuring:

Jim Womack Jim Womack

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A Wall Street View of Lean Transformation

Originally presented: December 18, 2007 (permalink)

Featuring:

Cliff Ransom Cliff Ransom

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Value Stream Improvement for the Office and Services

Originally presented: August 2, 2007 (permalink)

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Purchase the related training kit: Mapping to See: A Value-Stream Improvement Kit for the Office and Services

Lean Product and Process Development

Originally presented: May 1, 2007 (permalink)

Featuring:

Durward Sobek Durward Sobek

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Purchase the related book: Lean Product and Process Development

Strategy Deployment: What Is It? Why Should I Care?

Originally presented: January 18, 2007 (permalink)

Featuring:

Pascal Dennis Pascal Dennis

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Purchase the related book: Getting the Right Things Done

Lean Management & the Role of Lean Leadership

Originally presented: October 19, 2006 (permalink)

Featuring:

Jim Womack Jim Womack

John Shook John Shook

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Making Lean Stick: What Do Lean Leaders Do?

Originally presented: May 19, 2006 (permalink)

Featuring:

Michael Ballé Michael Ballé

Freddy Ballé Freddy Ballé

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Purchase the related book: The Gold Mine

Lean Solutions

Originally presented: November 15, 2005 (permalink)

Featuring:

Jim Womack Jim Womack

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Purchase the related book: Lean Solutions