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    • October 31, 2019
    • (EDT)
    • September 10, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 10 sessions
    • Rotating Member Companies
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    2019/2020 Frederick / Washington County

    Lean Peer Group (#15)

    Build a Lean Culture to Ensure Long-Term Success

    The Maryland World Class Consortia hosts regional Lean Peer Groups throughout Maryland.  Lean applies to any type of organization and processing environment. Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, service organization, or a non-profit, this program should be part of your Continuous Improvement plan. Company leaders will have an opportunity to revamp and re-energize their Lean strategy by networking with and learning from others who are committed to creating a Lean culture.

    Location:

    You will be meeting monthly at alternating participant company locations; we do our best to minimize travel for our participants.

    Who Should Attend?

    Ideal participants are representatives from your Lean Steering Committee or members of the Leadership Team, but there are no restrictions on who may attend.

    Three employees from each company may attend each meeting so only one registration per company is necessary.

    Click here for complete program description.

    • February 19, 2020
    • (EST)
    • January 20, 2021
    • (EST)
    • 10 sessions
    • Rotating Member Companies
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    2020 Greater Baltimore Metro Lean Peer Group #16


    Tentative Dates:  February 19, 2020 through January 20, 2021

    Build a Lean Culture to Ensure Long-Term Success

    The Maryland World Class Consortia hosts regional Lean Peer Groups throughout Maryland.  Lean applies to any type of organization and processing environment. Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, service organization, or a non-profit, this program should be part of your Continuous Improvement plan. Company leaders will have an opportunity to revamp and re-energize their Lean strategy by networking with and learning from others who are committed to creating a Lean culture.

    Location:

    You will be meeting monthly at alternating participant company locations; we do our best to minimize travel for our participants.

    Who Should Attend?

    Ideal participants are representatives from your Lean Steering Committee or members of the Leadership Team, but there are no restrictions on who may attend.

    Three employees from each company may attend each meeting so only one registration per company is necessary.

    Now Includes Complimentary MWCC Membership!!

    Adding to the value of your Lean Peer Group participation is a complimentary membership to the MWCC. Membership will follow the length of the Lean Peer Group Program (LPG) for which you have enrolled. If you re-enroll, your membership will be renewed.

    Click here for complete program description.

    • May 08, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • May 08, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Online offering only
    Register

    Online Value Stream Mapping

    BASICS® Lean Value Stream Mapping: An interactive, self-paced, modular, virtual training teaching the importance of value stream mapping as well as instructing how to create them. You will learn how to transform from the current state to the ideal state. You will also be given a tool to help align kaizen bursts into a prioritized project matrix to make sure you are improving the entire value stream.

    PURPOSE:

    • Demonstrate the knowledge learned into real life practice
    • Capture a BIG picture look with the goal of optimizing VALUE to the customer
    • Helps prioritize improvement initiatives to deliver strategic outcomes

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Importance of Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
    • Purpose of VSM
    • How to create a Value Stream Map
    • Toyota 8 Wastes: How to identify waste & eliminate it
    • How to generate improvement ideas
    • Developing a project prioritization matrix

    BENEFITS:

    • Deeper understanding of processes
    • 3 Complete Value Stream Maps (Current, Ideal & Future)
    • Developed list of improvements
    • Seeing your entire process on one piece of paper
    • Prioritize improvements aligned to strategic goals
    • Creating Lean processes

    MWCC Special Offer - Buy Three Trainings, Get One Free

    Standard Online Course: $99 per person

    VIP Value Stream Mapping Online Course: $149 per person

    In addition to the standard course content, spend one-on-one time with a member of the Business Improvement Group reviewing your Value Stream Maps and providing feedback during the course.

    This online program is offered through our consulting partner, the Business Improvement Group.


    Buy Three, Get One Free!

    If you buy (3) registrations, we'll send you a coupon code that can be used to register a fourth person for free! It will be applied to the same tier you registered for and must be used by someone at your same organization.


    • May 11, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • May 11, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Online offering only
    Register

    Online Lean Foundations

    BASICSâ Lean Foundations Course: A comprehensive, self-paced, modular, virtual training instructing how to use Lean analysis tools, and certifying you to implement Lean in your company based on the Business Improvement Group’s Shingo winning  BASICS® Lean Implementation Model.

    PURPOSE:

    • Realize the importance and value of One-Piece-Flow vs Batching
    • Have a demonstrated capacity of lean principles
    • Develop the ability to implement three key Lean Analysis Tools

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • One Piece Flow vs. Batching
    • History of Lean
    • Resistance to Change
    • Toyota 8 Wastes
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Lean Analysis Tools
    • Rapid Improvements
    • Standard / Leader Standard Work
    • Develop Master Layouts
    • Shop Floor Management
    • Kanban
    • Five S
    • Mistake Proofing
    • Sustaining Improvements

    BENEFITS:

    • Increased Productivity
    • Lower resistance to change
    • Sustain your results
    • Understand Lean principles
    • Identify and eliminate waste
    • Creating Lean processes

    MWCC Special Offer - Buy Three Trainings, Get One Free

    Standard Online Course: $495 per person

    Interactive, self-paced, modular, virtual training

    VIP Lean Foundations Online Course: $650 per person

    BASICS® Lean Foundations + 2 Hours of Private Coaching

    Take the Lean Foundations course and learn one-on-one during two hours of virtual coaching with one of the BIG Team Members.

    This online program is offered through our consulting partner, the Business Improvement Group.


    Buy Three, Get One Free!

    If you buy (3) registrations, we'll send you a coupon code that can be used to register a fourth person for free! It will be applied to the same tier you registered for and must be used by someone at your same organization.


    • May 19, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • April 13, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 10 sessions
    • Rotating Member Companies
    • 4
    Registration is closed

    2020 Frederick/Washington County Lean Peer Group #17

    REGISTER NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!!

    Build a Lean Culture to Ensure Long-Term Success

    The Maryland World Class Consortia hosts regional Lean Peer Groups throughout Maryland.  Lean applies to any type of organization and processing environment. Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, service organization, or a non-profit, this program should be part of your Continuous Improvement plan. Company leaders will have an opportunity to revamp and re-energize their Lean strategy by networking with and learning from others who are committed to creating a Lean culture.

    Location:

    You will be meeting monthly at alternating participant company locations; we do our best to minimize travel for our participants.

    Who Should Attend?

    Ideal participants are representatives from your Lean Steering Committee or members of the Leadership Team, but there are no restrictions on who may attend.

    Three employees from each company may attend each meeting so only one registration per company is necessary.

    Now Includes Complimentary MWCC Membership!!

    Adding to the value of your Lean Peer Group participation is a complimentary membership to the MWCC. Membership will follow the length of the Lean Peer Group Program (LPG) for which you have enrolled. If you re-enroll, your membership will be renewed.

    Click here for complete program description.

    • June 18, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • May 20, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 10 sessions
    • Rotating Member Companies
    • 4
    Register

    Baltimore Area Lean Peer Group #18

    REGISTER NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!!

    Tentative Dates:  June 18, 2020 through May 20, 2021

    Build a Lean Culture to Ensure Long-Term Success

    The Maryland World Class Consortia hosts regional Lean Peer Groups throughout Maryland.  Lean applies to any type of organization and processing environment. Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, service organization, or a non-profit, this program should be part of your Continuous Improvement plan. Company leaders will have an opportunity to revamp and re-energize their Lean strategy by networking with and learning from others who are committed to creating a Lean culture.

    Location:

    You will be meeting monthly at alternating participant company locations; we do our best to minimize travel for our participants.

    Who Should Attend?

    Ideal participants are representatives from your Lean Steering Committee or members of the Leadership Team, but there are no restrictions on who may attend.

    Three employees from each company may attend each meeting so only one registration per company is necessary.

    Now Includes Complimentary MWCC Membership!!

    Adding to the value of your Lean Peer Group participation is a complimentary membership to the MWCC. Membership will follow the length of the Lean Peer Group Program (LPG) for which you have enrolled. If you re-enroll, your membership will be renewed.

    Click here for complete program description.

    • August 18, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • September 02, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Online via Zoom
    Register


    THE LEAD PROGRAM

    FOR IMPROVING WORK UNIT

    PERFORMANCE & CHANGE LEADERSHIP

    The LEAD Program is a 7 week intensive online program with a powerful

    “Learn-Do-Share” format. Participants learn through interactive on-line training events, by taking action as well as through sharing and peer feedback. During the course, participants will actively take steps to: create a case for change, assess their situation & change leadership style, create a vision and road-map to increase their impact and effectiveness in leading people and leading change. Participants will leave LEAD with deeper insight into their work unit's effectiveness and performance, how to improve performance, what to change and how to lead that change.

    LEAD is an online high involvement, interactive, applied and personalized learning experience tailored to the needs and demands placed on upper level and senior level leaders. This program is designed for managers who are serious about personal improvement, committed to adding value to their organizations and enhancing their careers. You’ll spend the majority of time focusing on what’s important to you, your future and your company—not theory. The full-time faculty provides you with ample opportunity for one-on-one coaching each day to ensure you get personal guidance every step of the way.

    Program Fee:

    Members $1642

    Non-Members $1,825

    Includes:

    • Five 120 minute learning labs,
    • Instructional material,
    • Leadership 360° & style assessments,
    • five cohort sessions,
    • post session coaching

    See flyer here for full details on this long-standing, exceptional program.

    This online program is led by our consulting partner,

    Kelly Petrock, President of the LEAD Institute.

    • September 09, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online Via Zoom
    Register

    We look forward to having you join us for our morning "mini-conference" where you will find examples, case studies, and informative discussions about the tools and methods of continuous improvement. Get ready to network with learners and leaders of the local Lean community!

    We are continuing to follow recommended guidelines for safe distancing.  As a result, this Quarterly Conference will be via Zoom. 


    MEMBER PRESENTATION

    Todd Davis, Sr. Continuous Improvement Manager for the SIS division of Ingredion.




    KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

    Ryan Miller, Principal of Critical Functions

    with Special Guests

    Douglas Hamilton, CEO of Hamilton Associates

    and

    John Lettow, President of Vorbeck Materials Corp.


    Crisis Management, Business Continuity and Risk Management -

    How they fit together and can be made more effective with Lean.

    In this fast paced session, Ryan will share the essential elements necessary to navigate crisis and ensure business continuity. With real-life examples from the leaders of Hamilton and Vorbeck, attendees will see how effective risk management helps leaders spend less time worrying and more time achieving their company's objectives.

    Ryan is a lean practitioner, MWCC member, and holds certifications in enterprise risk management and business continuity. Much of his practical experience comes from his career managing disaster response and recovery, most recently the 2016 and 2018 Ellicott City flash flood disasters.

    AGENDA

    9:00 am    Program Begins

    9:15 am    Ingredion Presentation by Todd Davis

    10:00 am Networking/Break

    10:15 am  Presentation by Ryan Miller, Principal, Critical Functions

    11:45 am Questions/Networking

    Noon          Program Ends

Past events

June 26, 2020 Power-Up Empowerment - Online Offering via Zoom
June 23, 2020 Virtual Leader BootCamp
May 06, 2020 MWCC Quarterly Meeting - May 2020
April 21, 2020 Virtual Leader BootCamp
March 04, 2020 MWCC Quarterly Conference - March 2020
November 13, 2019 Quarterly Conference - November 13, 2019
September 11, 2019 MWCC Quarterly Conference, September 11, 2019
June 12, 2019 Lean Basics: One Day Workshop
May 08, 2019 Postponed: MWCC Quarterly Conference, May 8, 2019
March 06, 2019 MWCC Quarterly Conference, March 6, 2019
December 12, 2018 MWCC Quarterly Conference, December 12, 2018
June 19, 2018 Lean Overview Workshop
May 10, 2018 Quarterly Meeting, May 2018
March 29, 2018 Quarterly Meeting, March 2018
November 14, 2017 2017 Mid-Atlantic Lean Conference
September 25, 2017 Lean Measures and Decision-Making (Accounting for Lean)
August 17, 2017 August 17, 2017 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
June 06, 2017 June 06, 2017 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
March 21, 2017 March 21, 2017 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
January 26, 2017 One-Day Lean Overview Workshop
October 20, 2016 Building the Fit Organization
October 18, 2016 MWCC 2016 Mid-Atlantic Lean Conference
September 15, 2016 September 15, 2016 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
May 12, 2016 Lean Coaching with Motivational Interviewing
May 09, 2016 Leadership Skills and Style Development
May 05, 2016 May 5, 2016 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
March 16, 2016 March 16, 2016 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
January 21, 2016 Facility Layout Design for Lean Operations
November 04, 2015 MWCC 2015 Mid-Atlantic Lean Conference
September 23, 2015 September 23, 2015 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
June 16, 2015 Toyota Kata Learning Workshop
June 15, 2015 Lean Peer Group, Upper Shore
June 04, 2015 Facility Layout Design for Lean Operations
May 27, 2015 May 27, 2015 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
May 20, 2015 Lean Overview Workshop
April 21, 2015 Value Stream Mapping and A3 Thinking
March 17, 2015 Lean Accounting Workshop
February 04, 2015 February 4, 2015 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
October 22, 2014 MWCC 2014 Mid-Atlantic Lean Conference
August 11, 2014 Lean Leadership Visioning Tour
August 07, 2014 August 07, 2014 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
May 20, 2014 May 20, 2014 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
February 11, 2014 February 11, 2014 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
November 07, 2013 Lean Tools for the Office with Live Simulation
November 07, 2013 GM Powertrain Allison Transmission Tour
November 05, 2013 MWCC 2013 Mid-Atlantic Lean Conference
November 05, 2013 Maryland Lean Government Track - 2013 Mid-Atlantic Lean Conference
November 04, 2013 Toyota Kata: A Better Way to Coach, Mentor and Develop People
September 05, 2013 September 05, 2013 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
May 14, 2013 May 14, 2013 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
April 23, 2013 Lean Your Life
March 13, 2013 March 13, 2013 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
September 27, 2012 Lean Service Design
September 27, 2012 September 27, 2012 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
August 22, 2012 Improving Government with Lean Thinking
May 08, 2012 How Lean IT Really Works
May 08, 2012 May 8, 2012 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
April 26, 2012 Transitioning to Daily Kaizen
April 16, 2012 Leadership Skills & Style Development Program
April 13, 2012 One-Day Lean Overview Workshop
March 22, 2012 Training Within Industry (TWI) for Training and Development
February 23, 2012 February 2012 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
December 13, 2011 Webinar - The Reshoring Initiative: Bringing Manufacturing Back Home
November 03, 2011 MWCC Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration
September 23, 2011 One-Day Lean Overview Workshop
September 01, 2011 September 2011 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
August 03, 2011 Maryland Lean Government Conference
May 05, 2011 Standard Work for Leaders
May 05, 2011 May 2011 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
April 28, 2011 Policy Deployment (Hoshin Kanri) and Lean Implementation Planning Overview
March 22, 2011 Building a Dream Team Culture: People-Powered Lean
March 11, 2011 One-Day Lean Overview Workshop
March 03, 2011 Developing Exemplary Leadership / Followership
March 03, 2011 March 2011 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
February 02, 2011 Lean Sigma for Bio Companies Symposium
January 28, 2011 One-Day Lean Overview Workshop
December 07, 2010 Leadership Skills & Style Development Program
December 03, 2010 Lean Leadership Workshop
December 01, 2010 MWCC Annual Dinner and Award Presentations
November 15, 2010 "In the Shadow of Lushan" - Reading and Reception
November 08, 2010 Extending Lean to Offices and Services
September 29, 2010 Wright Manufacturing Benchmarking Tour
September 28, 2010 Selling Lean: The Art of Aligning the Organization and Gaining Commitment
September 01, 2010 September 2010 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
August 17, 2010 The Shingo Prize and Self-Assessment
June 02, 2010 June 2010 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
March 03, 2010 March 2010 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
February 01, 2010 Lean Facilitator Certification Program
December 02, 2009 December 2009 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
November 09, 2009 Harnessing the Power of Green
October 28, 2009 One-Day Lean Overview
October 16, 2009 Leading the Way with Russ Scaffede
October 05, 2009 Harnessing the Power of Green
September 02, 2009 September 2009 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
August 20, 2009 Policy Deployment & Lean Implementation Workshop
August 20, 2009 A3 and Value Stream Mapping
August 06, 2009 One-Day Lean Office Workshop
July 30, 2009 One-Day Lean Overview
July 09, 2009 A3 and Value Stream Mapping
June 11, 2009 A3 and Value Stream Mapping
June 03, 2009 GE Healthcare Technologies Tour - 03 June 2009
June 03, 2009 June 2009 MWCC Quarterly Meeting
May 21, 2009 A3 and Value Stream Mapping


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