Lean Learning in Seattle April 24-27, 2017
We offer something for every step of the lean journey, from getting started, to leading your team, to managing your transformation.
The Work of Management
A Daily Path to Sustainable Improvement

20 year ago Lantech was featured in the book Lean Thinking. This is a candid look at CEO Jim Lancaster's personal transformation as a leader and an in-depth, business case study of Lantech’s lean transformation.

This book not only details the great results from daily management, but goes beyond that to show how to engage your team.

Creating Trust: The Role of the Supervisor as Coach
"Organizationally, I believe that the coaching role needs to be fulfilled by the supervisor," writes Dave LaHote. But all too often, LaHote has found a misconception in this role that can undermine a coaching relationship. Watch his animated video to learn more.
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Upcoming Training on Kaizen, Lean in the office, & Much More

Choose from experiential in-person training at LEI or a convenient online workshop:

Cracking the Talent Code

This month's installment is a fuzzy video by a sharp guy. Author Dan Coyle talks about how we acquire new skills, with implications for training, coaching and organizational change.

In Partnership with UMass Online
Manchester, United Kingdom – March 27-29, 2017

The Lean Enterprise Academy and Lean Enterprise Institute are collaborating to bring you a wide selection of Lean Public Workshops to the UK!

Over the course of 3 days on Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th March 2017 we will be offering you, not only the foundations to implement a successful lean transformation, but crucial insights into developing your internal capabilities whilst improving the work. The workshops will bring you practical examples, case studies, some Gemba-based learning along with some classroom training with instruction, small group discussion, and exercises.

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Your Computer – April 4-12, 2017
Seattle, WA – April 24-27, 2017
Cambridge, MA – May 2-5, 2017
Cambridge, MA – May 16-17, 2017
Chicago (Schaumburg), IL – May 23-25, 2017
Palm Springs, CA – June 5-6, 2017

Catalysis and the Lean Enterprise Institute are collaborating to offer workshops in connection with the 2017 Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit.

These pre-summit workshops, offered June 5th and 6th, are in-depth programs that will help move you beyond individual "tools" and isolated improvement projects to build leadership capabilities and develop management skills needed to create the complete lean enterprise and a culture of problem solving.

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Hannon, ON – June 13-14, 2017
Rochester, NH – June 13-15, 2017
Memphis, TN – June 20-22, 2017
Is there a lean way of delegating?
Michael Ballé Dear Gemba Coach, I’m an entrepreneur and I used to micromanage everything, quite successfully. Now the firm has grown and I’m trying to delegate. How do I stop myself from cutting in when the actions my department heads want to take are plain silly, or not very creative?
Bring Lean Learning In-House

Most of our 30+ workshops can be taught at your facility by our faculty of lean management professionals, who have years of experience implementing what they teach. Call 617-871-2944 for more information about tailoring on-site workshops to your specific needs.

Lean Propels Low-Volume, High Variety Improvements

Our latest case study reveals how Thrustmaster of Texas successfully adopted lean thinking and practices to make sustainable improvements in a short period of time, and how other manufacturers of highly engineered, low-volume products can follow their lead using the Lean Transformation Framework

Official online publication of the Lean Global Network

What Would Lean Trade Look Like?
by Jim Womack

Between the upcoming Brexit negotiations and the protectionist stance of the new US Administration, trade is making the headlines once again. But what would trade look like in a world of lean organizations?

Improve the Work

There is a significant opportunity in front of us now in solving the problem of how our organizations stay relevant and serve customers’ ever-changing needs, which are growing at what feels like a frenetic rate. Learn how you can leverage lean thinking and practice to meet this challenge.

Lean Product & Process Development

Learn how companies are using Lean Product & Process Development (LPPD) to create a sustainable system for consistently delivering great products and profitable value streams.

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