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Lean Management Workshops Opened for Registration at Nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute

The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) has opened registration on six workshops addressing the management, culture, and tools of lean business systems. The sessions will run from June through November 2012 at LEI’s office, 215 First St., Cambridge, MA. 

 The workshops, which will help managers and executives launch and sustain lean transformations, are:

  • June 12-13, Change Agent Skills
  • July 10-12,  Improvement Kata
  • August 8-10, Transformational Leadership
  • August 22-23, Key Concepts of Lean
  • August 28-29, Managing to Learn: A3 Management
  • November 28-30, Transformational Leadership

Prices range from $800 to $2995 and include participant materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day. For complete details about course content, pricing, instructors, discounts, and to register, use the link: https://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm Questions? Call (617) 871-2900, or email registrar@lean.org .

On-Site Lean Training

Call (617) 871-2900 and ask about on-site training to bring a workshop to your facility, tailored to your needs.

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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.

Lean Enterprise Institute

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 conduct research projects and support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Education Academic Network, the Lean Global Network and the Healthcare Value Network. Visit LEI at https://www.lean.org for more information. Media: Chet Marchwinski, cmarchwinski@lean.org, (617) 871-2930.