Lean Management Workshops Will Cover Manufacturing and Service Value Streams

Training from the Lean Enterprise Institute will help executives and managers launch and sustain lean transformations in a variety of business environments.
April 19, 2011 - PRLog -- The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will run a program of 10 lean management workshops June 14-16, 2011, in Pittsburgh, PA, on how to implement lean tools and management methods in manufacturing and service processes.

The workshops, which will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport, will cover value-stream mapping, strategy deployment, using A3 management reports, basic lean production principles, and more advanced concepts.

For details about course content, instructors, discounts, and how to register call 617- 871-2900 or go to http://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm?cureventid=90

Lean Workshop Schedule
June 14
- Getting the Right Things Done
- Integrating Visual Management Tools and Leader Standard Work
- Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process
- Value-Stream Mapping for Manufacturing
- Value-Stream Mapping for the Office and Service

June 15
- Key Concepts of Lean: Understanding the Toyota Production System
- Managing Value-Stream Improvement

June 16
- Lean IT
- Lean Problem Solving
- Optimizing Flow in Office and Service Processes

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.

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The 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. Visit LEI at lean.org.
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