The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will run a program of 8 lean management workshops April 8-10, 2014, in Atlanta on how to implement lean business methods in manufacturing and service industries.
The curriculum, designed for continuous improvement professionals, line managers, change agents, and function heads, focuses on lean leadership, tools, and concepts.
Details about content, facilitators, and discounts are at: https://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm?cureventid=166.
The workshops will run at the Westin Atlanta Airport hotel, 4736 Best Road , Atlanta, GA. The curriculum is:
- Change Agent Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders
- Key Concepts of Lean
- Lean Problem Solving
- Optimizing Flow in Office and Service Processes
- Getting the Right Things Done
- New! Value-Stream Mapping: a Methodology for Sustainable System Improvement
- Improvement Kata Seminar
- Standardized Work: The Foundation for Kaizen
Tuition ranges from $800 to $1600 and includes all participant materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day.
LEI offers a weekly newsletter with lean management news and resources such as case studies, webinars, interviews with executives on lean leadership, and archives of essays by authors and lean management thought leaders John Shook, LEI CEO, and Jim Womack, LEI founder.
About Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Cambridge, MA, makes things better through lean research, education, publishing, and conferences. Guided by a mission to advance lean thinking and practice around the world, LEI also supports other lean initiatives such as the Lean Global Network, the Lean Education Academic Network, and the Healthcare Value Network. Visit LEI at https://www.lean.org for more information.