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Lean Manufacturing and Lean Management Workshops Set for San Antonio

The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will run 13 workshops April 3-5, 2012, in San Antonio, TX, addressing the technical and social aspects of lean manufacturing and lean service transformations.

The curriculum  also will help you understand lean as a complete management system that requires less capital, material, space, time, or human effort to produce products and services with fewer defects to precise customer desires, compared with traditional modern management.

The schedule is:

April 3

  • Visual Workplace
  • High Mix/Low Volume Lean
  • Lean Product Development
  • Management Standard Work
  • A3 Management Process (2 days)
  • Value-Stream Mapping for Office and Services

April 4

  • Developing People for Lean
  • Strategy Deployment (2 days)
  • Lean's Key Concepts (2 days)
  • Managing High Mix/Low Volume Lean
  • Managing Value-Stream Improvement (2 days)

April 5

  • Coaching Skills for Lean Leaders
  • Lean Problem Solving

The sessions run from 8a.m. to 4p.m. at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio, 123 Losoya, San Antonio, TX

Prices and Discounts for Lean Workshops

One-day workshops are $800. Two-day workshops are $1,600. Price includes tuition, training materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day. Discounts of $100 to $200 are available if you register before Feb. 2, 2012. For complete details about content, instructors, discounts, and to register, call 617- 871-2900, or go to the Education page at LEI

On-Site Lean Training

Call (617) 871-2900 for information about bringing a workshop to your site.

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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 that requires less capital, material, space, time, or human effort to produce products and services with fewer defects to precise customer desires, compared with traditional modern management