Lean management is a complete business system that requires less human effort, less space, less capital, less material, and less time to make products with fewer defects to precise customer desires, compared with traditional management.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (PRWEB) April 04, 2018
The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI), a global leader in lean management thinking and practice, today announced that it will run eight, in-depth workshops on lean continuous improvement, April 10 to 13, 2018, in Seattle.
The workshops, designed to hone leadership and coaching skills, will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Seattle Children’s 70th and Sand Point Administrative Building, 6901 Sand Point Way NE. The workshops are:
- Improvement Kata / Coaching Kata
- Capturing the Value of Lean
- Key Concepts of Lean
- Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process
- Basic Techniques for Humble Inquiry Questioning
- Coaching Problem-Solving in Huddles and Team Meetings
- Building Effective Coaching Relations
- Using Training Within Industry Techniques for Rapid and Sustainable Problem Solving
Information about course content, instructors, discounts, and how to register are available by calling (617) 871-2900, emailing registrar(at)lean(dot)org, or visiting LEI’s lean management training page at: https://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm
What is Lean?
The terms lean production, lean manufacturing -- or more correctly 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 human effort, less space, less capital, less material, and less time to make products with fewer defects to precise customer desires, compared with traditional management.
About the Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Cambridge, MA, with a mission to make things better through lean thinking and practice. Founded in 1997 by management expert James Womack, PhD, LEI conducts research, teaches educational workshops, publishes books and ebooks, organizes conferences, and shares practical information about lean thinking and practice. We support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Global Network, the Lean Education Academic Network, the Center for Lean Engagement and Research in Healthcare at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health, and the Healthcare Value Network. Visit lean.org for more information.