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Fisher Offers Nation’s First Master’s Degree in Lean Management

8/1/2008
The Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University announced that it has developed the Master of Business Operational Excellence degree, the first master's degree in lean management in the U.S. Offered through Fisher's Executive Education program the one-year course provides managers with the skills and tools necessary to reduce waste and improve value stream management, strengthen employee engagement, and develop organizational capabilities. In addition to classroom exercises, the program includes a "Capstone Project" that students design and complete over the entire course of the program. (Published by Fisher College of Business, news release, Aug. 12, 2008.)