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NCI - Four Hour Introductory Lean Overview Course

  • November 09, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual
  • 20


  • This pricing is for agreed upon price of $250 pp, minimum of 15 persons.

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Office of Budget and Finance, National Cancer Institute

Four Hour Introductory Lean Overview Course

(without lean simulation) Held Virtually

      Date: To be determined

      Event time: To be determined

      Training: Lean Overview

      Training attendance: estimated 15 persons.  Training numbers may increase (within reason), and fee will not be impacted.


      ½ day workshop:  $250 pp (minimum 15 persons)

Course Description

      Course Length: Four hours held virtually

Purpose: Introduce Strategic and Competitive Advantages inherent in Lean Thinking Concepts. Ensure that upon leaving, attendees are comfortable to use “the appropriate language” and gain an understanding of lean tools such as 5S and Value Stream Mapping.

Prerequisites: No prior Lean knowledge needed

Course Content:

  • Lean overview
  • 8 wastes
  • BASICS® Process
  • Visual Management / 5S
  • Office process application
  • Process Focused Metrics
  • Daily Management System
  • Homework Action Plan

Who should attend: Business Executives, Owners, Senior Leadership Team, Prospective Lean Team members (In this case, whomever NCI has selected for their training.)

Benefits: Demonstration of lean principles at work. Shows tremendous opportunities for process improvements and proven implementation approach which yields tremendous labor savings opportunities, streamlined processes and improved quality, and increased customer satisfaction.

This workshop will be led by Joyce Kerpchar of the Business Improvement Group (BIG).   

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