Upcoming Workshops

Lean Office Overview

Friday, February 26, 2016; 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.


Participants will be introduced to the "8 wastes" and Lean principles used to reduce these wastes in an office setting. You will practice implementing these tools to improve the flow of value in an office simulation. Learn more »

5S/Workplace Organization Overview

Friday, March 18, 2016; 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.


A clean and organized work place impacts productivity, quality, attitudes, and safety. Learn how the discipline of the 5S’s (sort, set in order, shine, standardize, and sustain) can make a difference in your organization! Learn more »

Value Stream Mapping Simulation

Friday, April 22, 2016; 8:30 A.M.–12:30 p.m.


This session introduces the tools of Value Stream Mapping which allow you to see the flow of value as you follow a product or service’s production path from “dock to dock” or “order to invoice.” You will learn how to identify and collect accurate data to draft a Current State Map, how to use Lean concepts to identify areas for improvement, and how to create a Future State Map. Learn more »

Lean Manufacturing Champion

2Nd And 3Rd Thursday Every Month From August 11, 2016–January 19, 2017; 8:30 AM–4:30 PM,

$3,500 per participant; add an additional person for half price.

Learn to cut waste and cost out of your process while earning certification as a Lean Champion. Deliverables: build internal capacity, facilitated Kaizen at your location, sustain continuous improvement, lean manufacturing simulation and project planning, facilitator and kata skills, problem solving, current and future state mapping with lean metrics, 5S workplace organization, cellular flow, kanban pull system, standard work and poke-yoke, SMED, and TPM. Learn more »

Lean Office Champion

2Nd And 3Rd Wednesday Every Month From September 7, 2016–February 15, 2017; 8:30 AM–4:30 PM

$3,500 per participant; add an additional person for half price.

Build your organization’s internal lean capacity as a Lean Champion and learn how to facilitate continuous improvement projects in your workplace. This six-month training will include tools for facilitating change, seeing waste in current processes, building more effective teams, increasing productivity while reducing stress, and improving the quality of services or products delivered to your customer. Learn more »

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