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Lean LEARNINGS

Learn About Our Programs and Offerings

We use these short events to highlight MWCC offerings or topics our members and clients want to know about. They feature our own consultants, members or guest speakers.

Upcoming Lean Learnings

    • May 11, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Online Via Zoom
    • 96
    Register

    Lean Learnings

    Join us for our quick, virtual, monthly events called "Lean Learnings".

    From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. each month, catch a quick presentation from one of our consultants, a member or a guest speaker on some of your favorite lean subjects and methodologies!

    Topic: Lean Office


    Lean Office is the subject of our next quick presentation. Join us on May 11, 2021 for a session presented by Drew Locher, President of Change Management Associates.  Applying Lean to the Office. Value Stream Management, Flow, Pull, Standard Work…..can these and other Lean concepts apply to office environments? The answer is yes. However, they typically must be adapted to be successful. This one-hour webinar will explore the application of key Lean concepts to office related processes.

    Presenter

    Since 1986, Drew has been working to implement innovative business management strategies in a wide spectrum of business environments.  He is a faculty member of the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) and an approved instructor for the University of Michigan’s Toyota Kata and Lean Leadership programs, as well as a TWI Institute certified Job Instruction (JI) instructor. Drew is also a faculty member of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, the preeminent organization dedicated to sustainable change in healthcare.  Drew has published two Shingo-Award winning books:  “The Complete Lean Enterprise – Value Stream Mapping for Office and Administrative Processes” and “Lean Office & Service Simplified: The Definitive How-to Guide”.

    • June 08, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Online Via Zoom
    • 100
    Register

    Lean Learnings

    Join us for our quick, virtual, monthly events called "Lean Learnings".

    From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. each month, catch a quick presentation from one of our consultants, a member or a guest speaker on some of your favorite lean subjects and methodologies!

    Topic: Work Remotely using Lean Principles

    Using Lean Principles, Mike McCarthy will give us Tips, Tactics and Strategies to help us stake, claim, and defend our home workspace.  5S, visual management, elimination of non-value added steps in your workflow will be addressed in this fun and informative presentation.


    Presenter

    Michael McCarthy has been an author, trainer and consultant for over 35 years.  He has consulted and trained such clients as Preston Trucking, 3M, Georgia Power Company, Department of the Army, Philadelphia Electric, Emerson Electric Electronics and Space Division, Eastman Kodak, Milliken & Company, and Black and Decker. He was editor of Performance Management Magazine and is author of Sustain Your Gains - The People Side of Lean/Six Sigma.

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