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Lean Manufacturing and Lean Service Workshops Set for Los Angeles


Lean concepts for manufacturing, IT, offices and other environments will be covered along with how to create a lean culture of continuous improvement.

Cambridge, MA, January 03, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will run 11 workshops in the Los Angeles area Feb. 7-9 to help companies implement lean business systems and create the cultural changes needed to sustain them. Thus, the curriculum focuses on the technical and social aspects of lean manufacturing and lean service transformations.

Workshops will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marriott Marina Del Rey, 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA. The schedule is:

Feb. 7, 2012
- Change Agent Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders (2 days)
-Key Concepts of Lean (2 days)
-Lean IT
-Standardized Work: The Foundation for Kaizen
-Value-Stream Mapping for the Office and Service

Feb. 8
-Integrating Visual Management Tools and Leader Standard Work (2 days)
-Managing Value-Stream Improvement (2 days)
-Optimizing Flow in Office and Service Processes

Feb. 9
-Developing People with Capability for Lean
-Kaizen: The Culture of Continuous Improvement
-Lean Problem Solving

Prices and Discounts for Lean Workshops
One-day workshops are $800. Two-day workshops are $1,600. Price includes tuition, training materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day. Discounts of $100 to $200 are available if you register before January 6! For complete details about content, instructors, discounts, and to register, go to the Education pages at lean.org or call 617- 871-2900.

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.

Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc., was founded in 1997 by management expert James P. Womack, Ph.D., as a nonprofit research, education, publishing, and conference company with a mission to advance lean thinking around the world. We conduct research projects and support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Education Academic Network, the Lean Global Network and the Healthcare Value Leaders Network. Visit LEI at lean.org for more information.

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Contact Information
Lean Enterprise Institute
Chet Marchwinski
617-871-2930
Contact
http://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm?cureventid=102

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