Lean Office Champion

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, 96 delivery hours, 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.


Each participant will learn the following tools and apply it to an improvement project in their workplace:

  • Value Stream Mapping
  • 5S Workplace Organization
  • Visual Management
  • Standardized Work
  • Problem Solving
  • Error Proofing
  • Lean Metrics and Daily Management
  • Continuous Improvement Systems

$3,500 investment per participant

2nd person from your company can attend for 1/2 price!


This group is schedule to meet for a full day twice a month, for six months. The participating companies take turns hosting the training for hands on learning. Contact us for the next scheduled session start date. Learn more »

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  • September 7 & 14, 2016

  • October 5 & 12, 2016

  • November 9 & 16, 2016

  • December 7 & 14, 2016

  • January 11 & 18, 2017

  • February 8 & 15, 2017

Training is held Wednesdays
from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


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

For more information contact:

Vicki Rumbach at (231) 995-2218 or vrumbach@nmc.edu.

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