The Lean Summit Returns in 2023!
March 8 & 9, 2023 | Tucson, Arizona
No matter how far along you or your organization are in adopting lean thinking and practice — from beginner to advanced — you’ll find the information and inspiration you need to plan the next steps in your lean journey.
Gather some knowledge
The Lean Post
Product & Process Development
Article by John Drogosz, PhD
Podcast by Matthew Savas
Video by James (Jim) Womack, PhD
Apply Lean Thinking
Events & Training
October 17, 2022
Midwest U.S. Lean Transformation Learning Tour
Holland and Ann Arbor, MI
Learning how other organizations use and benefit from lean thinking and practices will inspire you as you take the next steps in your lean transformation — and give you the information and inspiration you need to do so.View event
January 09, 2023
Developing Structured Problem-Solving and Leadership Skills using A3 Thinking: Managing to Learn Remotely
Online Live Course
Join us for a seven-week learning experience and learn how to use the A3 Methodology to solve important business problems. Optional one-on-one coaching package also available.View event
January 18, 2023
Lean Warehousing and Distribution Operations: Gemba-Based Workshop
Learn how the application of lean principles improves the efficiency, quality, safety, and space utilization of a distribution center.View event
The A3 course from LEI has helped shape our course of action on problem-solving. While we don’t necessarily complete an A3 for all problems yet, the class has helped train our thinking, holding back on jumping to countermeasures before asking basic level questions, and working through PDCA.
Research & Development, Veada
First, I want to extend a huge thank you to you for giving your time and talent to helping me develop during the Lean Summit. I am continuing to work on the A3 and have so many ideas as we move forward with audit improvements. Thank you for opening your schedule to the workshop participants Again, I am very thankful for your time and for helping me develop professionally. I am confident that growing these skills will assist in providing the means to improve outcomes for children and families!
Heather H. Kestian
Deputy Director of Strategic Solutions and Agency Transformation Indiana Department of Child Services
I thoroughly enjoyed the training as well as my coworkers. Thank you for making the training memorable and engaging. Now to put it to use!
Quality Systems Manager, HP Hood LLC