(LEI: Cambridge, MA) -- The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute is offering a comprehensive series of lean management workshops for Sept. 18–20, 2012, in Indianapolis. The sessions will address the technical as well as the “people” or social aspects of lean manufacturing and lean service transformations. Registration for the 17 workshops is now open.
The curriculum features information on how to develop lean management systems, cultures, and behaviors. Other workshops will help managers apply lean tools to manufacturing, job shops, services, information technology, and product development.
The workshops will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. The schedule is:
Sept. 18, 2012
• Developing People with Capability for Lean
• Integrating Visual Management Tools and Leader Standard Work
• Key Concepts of Lean
• Lean IT
• Managing High Mix/Low Volume Organizations
• Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process
• Standardized Work: The Foundation for Kaizen
• Value-Stream Mapping for the Office and Service
Sept. 19, 2012
• Change Agent Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders
• Coaching Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders
• Getting the Right Things Done
• Improving Operations in High Mix/Low Volume Organizations
• Managing Value-Stream Improvement
Sept. 20, 2012
• Kaizen: The Culture of Continuous Improvement
• Lean Problem Solving
• Management Standard Work
• Optimizing Flow in Office and Service Processes
Tuition ranges from $800 to $1,600 and includes all participant materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day.
Learn more about course content, instructors, discounts, and how to register here.
Or call (617) 871–2900 for information about public workshops or how to run workshops on-site.
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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.