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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.

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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

The Way to Lean

Originally presented: November 4, 2015 (permalink)

Featuring:

Michale Ballé Michael Ballé

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Purchase the related book: The Gold Mine Triology Study Guide »

How to Lead With Respect

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

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 Systems

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

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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A Roadmap to Lean Healthcare Success

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

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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The Value-Adding CEO

The Value-Adding CEO

Originally presented: December 11, 2012 (permalink)

Featuring:

Art Byrne Art Byrne

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The Business Case for Lean

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 »

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

Read the Presenter's Weekly Column The Gemba Coach »

Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata

Improvement Kata & Coaching Kata

Originally presented: June 28, 2012 (permalink)

Featuring:

Mike Rother Mike Rother

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Register for the related workshop: Improvement Kata / Coaching Kata »

Seeing the Whole Value Stream

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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Gemba Walks

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 »

Big Company Disease

Big Company Disease: What is it? and Why should I care?

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 Visual Management & Management Standard Work

Integrating Visual Management & Management Standard Work

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

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 »

Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream

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

On the Mend: Putting culture change at the heart of a lean healthcare transformation

Originally presented: September 13, 2010 (permalink)

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Lessons from 'Lean Startups'

Lessons from "Lean Startups"

Originally presented: April 28, 2010 (permalink)

Featuring:

Eric Ries Eric Ries

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Transformational Leadership

Transformational Leadership: Understanding 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

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

Creating the Lean Manager

Originally presented: September 9, 2009 (permalink)

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Making Hospitals Work

Making Hospitals Work

Originally presented: July 30, 2009 (permalink)

Featuring:

Marc Baker Marc Baker

Ian Taylor Ian Taylor

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Follow the Learner

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

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

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

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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Managing to Learn: Part 1

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

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

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

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

Lean Product and Process Development

Originally presented: May 1, 2007 (permalink)

Featuring:

Durward Sobek Durward Sobek

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Strategy Deployment What Is It? Why Should I Care?

Strategy Deployment What Is It? Why Should I Care?

Originally presented: January 18, 2007 (permalink)

Featuring:

Pascale Dennis Pascal Dennis

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Lean Management and the Role of Lean Leadership

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?

Making Lean Stick: What Do Lean Leaders Do?

Originally presented: May 19, 2006 (permalink)

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Lean Solutions

Lean Solutions

Originally presented: November 15, 2005 (permalink)

Featuring:

Jim Womack Jim Womack

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