Fundamental and Advanced Lean Concepts Addressed in 10 Workshops by the Lean Enterprise Institute

The lean management training classes set for February through June 2014 will help manufacturing and service companies launch and sustain lean transformations.

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LEI faculty member Drew Locher will teach "Integrating Visual Management Tools and Leader Standard Work."

Lean Enterprise Institute workshops are designed to teach actual applications, not just concepts.

Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014

A comprehensive winter-spring roster of workshops at the Cambridge, MA-based Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will show executives, managers, and continuous improvement professionals how to implement and sustain lean management systems, behaviors, and company cultures. The training sessions include a new workshop on how to manage kaizen events.

The 10 sessions, running from February through June 2014, address fundamental and advanced lean concepts, including key concepts, visual management, leadership, problem solving, kaizen, strategy, culture change, and lean accounting. The schedule is:

•Integrating Visual Management Tools and Leader Standard Work, February 18-19.
•Developing People with Capability for Lean, March 19.
•Coaching for Lean Problem Solving, March 20.
•Lean Leadership: Through the Transformation and Beyond, April 23.
•Gemba Walks - A Management Process for Leading the Organization, April 24.
•New! Managing Kaizen Events, April 30 – May 1.
•Transformational Leadership: An Experiential Program for Lean Leaders, May 7-9.
•Sustainable Lean Culture: Connecting the “Product” and the “People” Value Streams, May 20-21.
•Lean Accounting, May 22.
•Getting the Right Things Done, June 25-26 (see video).

Lean Enterprise Institute workshops are designed to teach actual applications, not just concepts, in plain language with the case studies, worksheets, formulas, and methodologies that managers and continuous improvement professionals need to implement lean principals.

Complete details about content, instructors, discounts, hotels, and how to registration are available by calling (617) 871-2900, emailing the LEI registrar at registrar(at)lean(dot)org or by visiting the workshop web page at http://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm.

The workshops will run at LEI’s training room, 215 First St., Suite 300, Cambridge, MA,

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About Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Cambridge, MA, makes things better through lean research, education, publishing, and conferences. Guided by a mission to advance lean thinking and practice around the world, LEI also supports other lean initiatives such as the Lean Global Network, the Lean Education Academic Network, and the Healthcare Value Network. Visit LEI for more information.