Lean Management Workshops Offered by Nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute

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The workshops are designed to deliver practical, how-to answers in plain language.

Managing to Learn captures the thought process behind lean management.

The Managing to Learn workshop is based on the award-winning book by LEI CEO John Shook.

Lean management workshops at LEI will help managers and executives launch and sustain lean transformations.

The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) today opened registration on six workshops addressing the management, culture, and tools of lean business systems. The sessions will run from June through November 2012 at LEI’s office, 215 First St., Cambridge, MA.

The workshops, which will help managers and executives launch and sustain lean transformations, are:

  • June 12-13, Change Agent Skills
  • July 10-12, Improvement Kata
  • August 8-10, Transformational Leadership
  • August 22-23, Key Concepts of Lean
  • August 28-29, Managing to Learn: A3 Management
  • November 28-30, Transformational Leadership

Prices range from $800 to $2995 and include participant materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day. For complete details about course content, pricing, instructors, discounts, and to register, go the Education page at LEI's web site. Questions? Call (617) 871-2900, or email registrar(at)lean(dot)org.

On-Site Lean Training
Call (617) 871-2900 and ask about on-site training to bring a workshop to your facility, tailored to your needs.

Lean Community Resources
LEI offers a weekly newsletter with special offers and lean management resources such as case studies, webinars, interviews with executives on lean leadership, and archives of essays by authors and lean management thought leaders John Shook, LEI CEO, and Jim Womack, LEI founder.

What Is Lean
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.

Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. was founded in 1997 by management expert James P. Womack, Ph.D., as a nonprofit research, education, publishing, and conference company with a mission to advance lean thinking around the world. We conduct research projects and support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Education Academic Network, the Lean Global Network and the Healthcare Value Network. Visit LEI at http://www.lean.org for more information. Media: Chet Marchwinski, cmarchwinski(at)lean(dot)org, (617) 871-2930.

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