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11 Lean Management Workshops for Texas Announced by the Lean Enterprise Institute

The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will run a program of 11 lean management workshops in Dallas Nov. 15-17, 2011, on how to overcome the technical and cultural changes of implementing lean concepts in a variety of value streams, including supply chain and logistics, warehousing and distribution, offices and services, and manufacturing.

Workshops also include sessions on change agent skills, key concepts of lean, management standard work, visual management, value-stream mapping, and problem solving.

Tuesday, Nov. 15

  • Building the Lean Fulfillment Stream: Supply Chain and Logistics Management   
  • Change Agent Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders       
  • Key Concepts of Lean
  • Management Standard Work
  • Value-Stream Mapping for Manufacturing   

Wednesday, Nov. 16

  • 5S: Visual Workplace
  • Integrating Visual Management Tools and Leader Standard Work  
  • Lean Warehousing and Distribution Operations

Thursday, Nov. 17

  • Lean Problem Solving
  • Optimizing Flow in Office and Service Processes    
  • Value-Stream Mapping for the Office and Service

Lean Training Pricing and Discounts
Price includes tuition, training materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day. One-day workshops are $800. Two-day workshops are $1,600. Discounts are available of $50 to $100 if you register by Oct.16. Workshops will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Sheraton Grand Hotel DFW Airport.

For complete information about discounts, course content, and registration, go to the workshop page at https://www.lean.org/calendar,  call 617-871-2900, or email registrar@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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About the Lean Enterprise Institute
The Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. was founded in 1997 by management expert James P. Womack, Ph.D., as a nonprofit research, education, publishing, and conference company with a mission to advance lean thinking around the world. We teach courses, hold management seminars, write and publish books and workbooks, and organize public and private conferences.  We conduct research projects and support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Education Academic Network and the Lean Global Network. Visit LEI at https://www.lean.org for more information.  Media: Chet Marchwinski, cmarchwinski@lean.org, 617-871-2930.