The Maryland World Class Consortia holds regular meetings each quarter for members, potential members, supporters and guests. Each meeting is a half-day "mini-conference" that provide new developments among Consortia members, examples of World Class tools in action, and networking with active practitioners. The MWCC is proud to feature the following presentations at its May 2011 quarterly meeting:
Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture in the Marine Corps
Michael Levy, U.S. Marine Corps CPI/LSS Manager
Think you’ve got a culture change challenge? Try changing the mindset of 243,000 Marines! May’s Quarterly Meeting will feature Michael Levy, Manager of USMC Continuous Process Improvement (CPI). Michael will describe the USMC strategic framework for deploying Lean Six Sigma across the Marine Corps. He will cover their deployment model, leadership roles, value stream metrics, success factors, and lessons learned. Organizations large and small can learn lessons from The Few and The Proud!
Lean for Office and Services
Drew Locher, Change Management Associates
MWCC Consultant Drew Locher is one of the country’s foremost experts on lean in service industries and processes off the factory floor. Drew Locher co-authored The Complete Lean Enterprise, which won the prestigious Shingo Prize for describing value stream mapping for the office. Drew will share important concepts and methods from his book and his personal experiences as Managing Director of Change Management Associates.
For more a more in-depth look at this topic, please register for Mr. Locher's Standard Work for Leaders workshop, to be held immediately following the quarterly meeting.
08:00 a.m. - Registration and continental breakfast
08:30 a.m. - Introductory remarks and first speaker
10:00 a.m. - Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - Second speaker
12:00 p.m. - Optional networking lunch
01:00 p.m. - Optional Standard Work for Leaders workshop (Additional registration required)
Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel
1739 W. Nursery Road
Linthicum, MD 21090
Please visit the hotel's website for directions.
Refunds for cancellations will not be granted after April 27, 2011. Registration to be included in the lunch will close April 27, 2011.