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13 Lean Management Workshops Announced for Atlanta

13 Lean Management Workshops Announced for Atlanta

07.25.2011– The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will run a program of 13 lean management workshops in Atlanta, GA, Oct. 18-20, 2011, in one of LEI’s biggest and broadest lean learning sessions of the year.

The training event will feature workshops on how to develop lean management systems, cultures, and behaviors. Other workshops will help managers apply lean tools to manufacturing, job shops, services, information technology, and product development.

The workshop schedule is:
Oct. 18
-Key Concepts of Lean Manufacturing
-Lean IT
-Lean Product Development
-Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process
-Standardized Work: The Foundation for Kaizen
-Value-Stream Mapping for the Office and Service

Oct. 19
-Developing People with Capability for Lean
-Improving Production in a High Mix/Low Volume Company
-Managing Value-Stream Improvement

Oct. 20
-Coaching Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders
-Management Standard Work
-Managing Made-to-Order Organizations
-Optimizing Flow in Office and Service Processes

Lean Training Pricing and Discounts
Price includes tuition, all training materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day. One-day workshops are $800. Two-day workshops are $1,600. Discounts of $50 to $100 are available through Sept. 18. Workshops will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at The Westin Peachtree Plaza.

For complete information about discounts, course descriptions, and registration, go to the Education tab at lean.org, call 617-871-2900, or email the registrar at lean.org .

What is Lean?
The terms lean manufacturing, lean production, or lean management refer to a complete business system for organizing and managing product development, operations, suppliers, customer relations, and the overall enterprise.

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