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Lean Management Training Set for Atlanta

The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will run a program of eight lean management workshops April 8-10, 2014, in Atlanta on how to implement lean business methods in manufacturing and service industries.

The curriculum, designed for continuous improvement professionals, line managers, change agents, and function heads, focuses on lean leadership, tools, and concepts. Complete details about content and faculty members are at: http://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm?cureventid=166  

April 8

  • Change Agent Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders
  • Key Concepts of Lean
  • Lean Problem Solving
  • Optimizing Flow in Office and Service Processes

April 9

  • Getting the Right Things Done
  • New! Value-Stream Mapping: a Methodology for Sustainable System Improvement

April 10

  • Improvement Kata Seminar
  • Standardized Work: The Foundation for Kaizen

Workshops run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Westin Atlanta Airport , 4736 Best Road, Atlanta, GA. Tuition is $800-$1600 and includes all participant materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day.

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. It requires less capital, material, space, time, or human effort to produce products and services with fewer defects to precise customer desires, compared with traditional modern management.

About Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Cambridge, MA, makes things better through lean research, education, publishing, and conferences. Guided by a mission to advance lean thinking and practice around the world, LEI also supports other lean initiatives such as the Lean Global Network, the Lean Education Academic Network, and the Healthcare Value Network. Visit LEI at http://www.lean.org for more information.