Lean Manufacturing Training Extended to Lean Management, Leadership, Service, and Support : Lean-er thinking for harder times: lean management workshops and seminars from the Lean Enterprise Institute help managers and executives cut costs and support profitable growth

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The 2009 training schedule from the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) features an expanded curriculum of practical, how-to workshops and seminars on lean manufacturing, leadership, culture change, and lean management . The schedule also includes workshops on basic and more advanced technical tools for implementing lean concepts in service, support, and production value streams.

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Lean Enterprise Institute 2009 Public Training Schedule

  • Feb. 12-14, Orlando, FL
  • March 10-12, Atlanta, GA
  • April 14-16, Raleigh, NC
  • May 5-7, Seattle, WA
  • June 2-4, Toronto, Canada
  • Aug. 25-27, Detroit, MI
  • Sept. 29-30, Philadelphia, PA
  • Oct. 27-29, Chicago, IL
  • Nov. 17-19, San Francisco, CA
  • Dec. 8-10, Orlando, FL

Workshops on lean management and leadership include: Change Agent Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders, Developing People with Capability for Lean, Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process, and Supporting Leader Standard Work with Visual Management Tools

Workshops on fundamental lean manufacturing concepts and tools include: Creating Continuous Flow, Creating Level Pull, Key Concepts of Lean -- Understanding the Toyota Production System, and Value-Stream Mapping (for manufacturing and services).

Specialized classes address: Lean Warehousing, Management Accounting for Lean Businesses, and Lean Supply Stream: Rethinking Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Complete workshop content and registration details are available on the Lean Education page of the LEI web site, by calling (617) 871-2900, or by emailing registrar@lean.org .

LEI offers nearly 30 workshops on implementing lean in a wide variety of businesses. Workshops are designed to teach actual applications, not just concepts, in plain language with the case studies, worksheets, formulas, and methodologies that managers need to implement lean principals.

Lean Management and Executive Seminars

The Senior Executive Forum focuses on giving senior managers the conceptual framework as well as practical advice for leading organizational transformations that deliver business results.

The Management Seminar -- A Team-Based Program helps teams of operations and human resource managers develop the management systems and behaviors that sustain lean enterprises. The Senior Deployment Leaders Seminar helps managers charged with leading the lean implementation effort in large complex organizations overcome the special challenges faced in creating a lean enterprise.

For seminar content, admission details, and dates visit:

  • Senior Executive Forum
  • Senior Deployment Leaders' Seminar
  • Management Seminar - A Team Based Program

Lean Articles

Additional resources are available at LEI's web site. These include free downloads from books and workbooks, webinars, podcasts, the Lean Forum, history of lean thinking, newsletters from James P. Womack, Ph.D., plus success stories and articles of companies pursuing lean transformations.

Lean Enterprise Institute

LEI was founded in 1997 by management expert James P. Womack, Ph.D. as a nonprofit education, publishing, and research organization with a mission to advance lean thinking around the world. We teach courses, hold lean management seminars, write and publish books and workbooks, and organize public and private conferences. We use the surplus revenues from these activities to conduct research projects and to support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Education Academic Network and the Lean Global Network. For more information visit LEI at http://www.lean.org. Lean Enterprise Institute® and the leaper image are registered trademarks of Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc.

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The latest lean training from the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute covers lean management, leadership, basic and more advanced tools for lean manufacturing, as well as specialized applications.

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