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Lean Business Practices
NMC Training Services aims to assist organizations throughout northern Michigan in becoming more globally competitive through the learning and application of Lean Enterprise philosophies. Lean principles traditionally have been used in manufacturing settings, though in recent years these practices have been embraced by both the office environment and healthcare industry.
By becoming a recognized, action-oriented resource in Lean, you will:
- Be more responsive to customer needs
- Improve product quality
- Reduce inventory and associated costs
- Shorten lead times
- Eliminate and prevent waste
- Increase resource utilization
- Boost customer responsiveness and satisfaction
Tools to support your Lean journey:
Lean Learning Consortium
Interested in growing and sustaining your Lean journey? Join a regional group of professionals committed to sharing ideas and learning best practices in the discovery of Lean principles.
Lean Champion Training
Ensuring a Lean transformation is successful and sustainable requires internal champions. The champions gain trust and support with each Lean success. Lean Champion training provides a comprehensive hands-on learning experience in Lean tools and techniques.
Gemba Walk Assessment
Free Service Includes:
This assessment is an onsite, physical review of the flow of value through your organization. A follow-up summary includes observations of strengths and opportunities to reduce wastes and increase the capabilities and/or flexibility of your organization.
New this fall! Modular Lean Management System Training
The Lean Management System training has been updated and developed in a modular basis. Organizations can take a step-by-step, or modular approach to implementing Lean Management. Each organization may customize which modules they would like to work on and in what order they want to implement them. (click here for additional information)