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Grand Rapids, MI
October 3-4, 2017
Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
New! Sustaining Gains Using Daily Management: Gemba Based Workshop 2 days $1,600.00
Dave LaHote

Workshop Location:

Irwin Seating

Recommended Hotel: Hampton Inn North, Grand Rapids
Discounted Room Rate: $139.00 USD
Room Rate Expires:
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Columbus, OH
October 24-26, 2017

We are very happy to partner with the Center for Operational Excellence (COE) at The Ohio State University to create this remarkable learning experience. The center is leading academics and researchers, students, and member organizations from many different industries. Their mission of "a never-ending pursuit of new strategies for working better, faster, and smarter as every step" closely aligns with LEI's mission to "Make things better, through lean thinking and practice."

October 24 October 25 October 26
Basic Techniques for Humble Inquiry Questioning
Price: $800.00
Creating a Sustainable Lean Culture: Connecting the “Product” and the “People” Value Streams
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: David VerbleInstructor: Darril Wilburn
Lean Leadership: Through the Transformation and Beyond
Price: $800.00
Leading in a Continuous Improvement Culture: Engaging and Coaching Problem Solving Thinkers
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Chris VogelInstructor: David Verble
New! Lean Office: Making the Invisible Visible
Price: $800.00
Strategy Deployment and Alignment through Hoshin
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Rick GubaInstructor: Mark Reich
Understanding Lean Transformation
Price: $800.00
Lean Journey Self-Assessment Tool
Price: $800.00
New! From Data to Decision: Analyzing Value-Stream Metrics
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Karen GaudetInstructor: Chris VogelInstructor: Peg Pennington
Using Training Within Industry (TWI) Techniques for Rapid and Sustainable Problem Solving
Price: $800.00
New! Root Cause Analysis
Price: $800.00
Gemba Walks - A Management Process for Leading the Organization
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Josh HowellInstructor: Peg PenningtonInstructor: Dave LaHote

Workshop Location:

The Fawcett Event Center
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Cambridge, MA
November 7-9, 2017
November 7
Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
Lean Management System 1 day $800.00
Mark Hamel
November 8
Managing Kaizen Events 2 days $1,600.00
Mark Hamel

Workshops Location:

Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Cambridge, MA
November 14-16, 2017
November 14
Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process 2 days $1,600.00
Mark Reich
November 16
Understanding Lean Transformation 1 day $800.00
Mark Reich

Workshops Location:

Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Cambridge, MA
December 5-7, 2017
Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
Improvement Kata / Coaching Kata 3 days $2,400.00
Elizabeth Carrington

Workshop Location:

Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Cambridge, MA
December 13-14, 2017
Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
Key Concepts of Lean 2 days $1,600.00
Joe Murli

Workshop Location:

Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Cambridge, MA
February 21-22, 2018
Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
Lead with Respect: Practicing Respect for People to Enable Engagement, Teamwork & Accountability 2 days $1,600.00
Mike Orzen

Workshop Location:

Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Cambridge, MA
March 6-8, 2018
March 6
Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
Kaizen: the Culture of Continuous Improvement 1 day $800.00
Sammy Obara
March 7
Standardized Work: The Foundation for Kaizen 1 day $800.00
Sammy Obara
March 8
Lean Problem Solving 1 day $800.00
Sammy Obara

Workshops Location:

Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Tamarac, FL
December 6-7, 2017
Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
Lean Warehousing and Distribution Operations: Gemba-Based Workshop 2 days $1,600.00
Dave Graham

Workshop Location:

City Furniture
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

Nashville, TN
March 28, 2018

LEI is offering Workshops on March 28th, after the Lean Transformation Summit. These in-depth programs will help move you beyond individual "tools" and isolated improvement projects to build leadership capabilities and develop management skills needed to create the complete lean enterprise and a culture of problem solving. There is a 25% discount on Workshops for Summit attendees.

Breakfast is served at 7:00 AM, workshops begin at 8:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM.

Workshop Duration Price Instructor(s)
Building the Lean Fulfillment Stream 1 day $800.00
Derek Browning
Change that Sustains 1 day $800.00
Lynn Kelley
Coaching Those Who Are Not On Board, In Denial or “Addicted to the Status Quo” and Actively or Passively Resisting Change 1 day $800.00
Ron Oslin
Coaching for Personal Development: Using the Personal Improvement A3 Framework 1 day $800.00
Katie Anderson
Conscious Coaching: Developing Great Problem Solvers using Mindfulness Practices 1 day $800.00
Mike Orzen
Designing the Future: A Lean Product & Process Development Immersive Learning Experience 1 day $800.00
Katrina Appell
John Drogosz
Foundational Learning Experience for Standardized Work 1 day $800.00
Jill Miller
Sandee Cherry
HR Strategies for Successful Sustainable Lean Transformation 1 day $800.00
Cheryl Jekiel
Influence Skills for Lean/CI Leaders and Coaches 1 day $800.00
David Verble
Leading the Organization with Courage and Humility 1 day $800.00
Darril Wilburn
Lean Office: Making the Invisible Visible 1 day $800.00
Rick Guba
Mapping your Work, Navigating Life: Personal Kanban 1 day $800.00
Jim Benson
Tonianne DeMaria Barry
PDCA - Problem Solving 1 day $800.00
Sammy Obara
The Fundamentals of Work in a Lean Operating System 1 day $800.00
Dave Errico

Workshops Location:

2018 Transformation Summit
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day

In Partnership with UMass Online

Courses developed by the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI), in partnership with the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Courses are hosted on the Blackboard learning platform through UMass Online.

New! Online - Introduction to Lean Thinking and Practice
This online course serves as an introduction to the key concepts, philosophies, and tools associated with lean thinking and practice. Designed through a joint effort between the Lean Enterprise Institute and the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Price: $500.00
In Partnership with UMass Online
Grand Rapids, MI – October 3-4, 2017
Sustaining Gains Using Daily Management: Gemba Based Workshop
Duration: 2 days, October 3-4
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Dave LaHote
Location: Irwin Seating

Recommended Hotel: Hampton Inn North, Grand Rapids
Discounted Room Rate: $139.00 USD
Room Rate Expires:
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Columbus, OH – October 24-26, 2017
Basic Techniques for Humble Inquiry Questioning
Duration: 1 day, October 24
Price: $800.00
Instructor: David Verble
Creating a Sustainable Lean Culture: Connecting the “Product” and the “People” Value Streams
Duration: 2 days, October 25-26
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Darril Wilburn
From Data to Decision: Analyzing Value-Stream Metrics
Duration: 1 day, October 26
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Peg Pennington
Gemba Walks - A Management Process for Leading the Organization
Duration: 1 day, October 26
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Dave LaHote
Leading in a Continuous Improvement Culture: Engaging and Coaching Problem Solving Thinkers
Duration: 2 days, October 25-26
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: David Verble
Lean Journey Self-Assessment Tool
Duration: 1 day, October 25
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Chris Vogel
Lean Leadership: Through the Transformation and Beyond
Duration: 1 day, October 24
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Chris Vogel
Lean Office: Making the Invisible Visible
Duration: 1 day, October 24
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Rick Guba
Root Cause Analysis
Duration: 1 day, October 25
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Peg Pennington
Strategy Deployment and Alignment through Hoshin
Duration: 2 days, October 25-26
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Mark Reich
Understanding Lean Transformation
Duration: 1 day, October 24
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Karen Gaudet
Using Training Within Industry (TWI) Techniques for Rapid and Sustainable Problem Solving
Duration: 1 day, October 24
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Josh Howell
Location: The Fawcett Event Center

Recommended Hotel: The Blackwell Inn
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Cambridge, MA – November 7-9, 2017
Lean Management System
Duration: 1 day, November 7
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Mark Hamel
Managing Kaizen Events
Duration: 2 days, November 8-9
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Mark Hamel
Location: Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Cambridge, MA – November 14-16, 2017
Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process
Duration: 2 days, November 14-15
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Mark Reich
Understanding Lean Transformation
Duration: 1 day, November 16
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Mark Reich
Location: Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Cambridge, MA – December 5-7, 2017
Improvement Kata / Coaching Kata
Duration: 3 days, December 5-7
Price: $2,400.00
Instructor: Elizabeth Carrington
Location: Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Tamarac, FL – December 6-7, 2017
Lean Warehousing and Distribution Operations: Gemba-Based Workshop
Duration: 2 days, December 6-7
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Dave Graham
Location: City Furniture

Recommended Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Cambridge, MA – December 13-14, 2017
Key Concepts of Lean
Duration: 2 days, December 13-14
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Joe Murli
Location: Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Cambridge, MA – February 21-22, 2018
Lead with Respect: Practicing Respect for People to Enable Engagement, Teamwork & Accountability
Duration: 2 days, February 21-22
Price: $1,600.00
Instructor: Mike Orzen
Location: Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Cambridge, MA – March 6-8, 2018
Kaizen: the Culture of Continuous Improvement
Duration: 1 day, March 6
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Sammy Obara
Lean Problem Solving
Duration: 1 day, March 8
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Sammy Obara
Standardized Work: The Foundation for Kaizen
Duration: 1 day, March 7
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Sammy Obara
Location: Lean Enterprise Institute

Recommended Hotel: Royal Sonesta Hotel
Discounted Room Rate: 15% off best available rate
Important Information About This Event & Location
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day
Nashville, TN – March 28, 2018
Building the Lean Fulfillment Stream
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Derek Browning
Change that Sustains
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Lynn Kelley
Coaching for Personal Development: Using the Personal Improvement A3 Framework
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Katie Anderson
Conscious Coaching: Developing Great Problem Solvers using Mindfulness Practices
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Mike Orzen
Designing the Future: A Lean Product & Process Development Immersive Learning Experience
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructors: Katrina Appell and John Drogosz
Foundational Learning Experience for Standardized Work
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructors: Jill Miller and Sandee Cherry
HR Strategies for Successful Sustainable Lean Transformation
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Cheryl Jekiel
Influence Skills for Lean/CI Leaders and Coaches
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: David Verble
Leading the Organization with Courage and Humility
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Darril Wilburn
Lean Office: Making the Invisible Visible
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Rick Guba
Mapping your Work, Navigating Life: Personal Kanban
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructors: Jim Benson and Tonianne DeMaria Barry
PDCA - Problem Solving
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Sammy Obara
The Fundamentals of Work in a Lean Operating System
Duration: 1 day, March 28
Price: $800.00
Instructor: Dave Errico
Prices include all participant materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day