Lean Enterprise Institute Brings Lean Management Training to Philadelphia
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 28, 2009 — The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute will present a series of workshops on how to implement lean business principals in service, office, healthcare, and manufacturing value streams Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2009, in Philadelphia, PA. The following workshops will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel:
- Getting the Right Things Done, Sept. 29-30
- Value-Stream Mapping for the Office and Service, Sept. 29
- Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process, Sept. 30-Oct.1
- Optimizing Flow in Office and Service Processes, Oct. 1
Special Track on Lean Healthcare
- Key Concepts of Lean in Healthcare, Sept. 29-30
- Making Hospitals Work, Sept. 30-Oct.1
- Value-Stream Mapping for Healthcare, Oct. 1
Three LEI faculty members at the Philadelphia training, Pascal Dennis, Mark Graban, and Drew Locher, have won Shingo Research Prizes for their books on lean management. Dennis won for Getting the Right Things Done, Graban for Lean Hospitals, and Locher for The Complete Lean Enterprise: value-stream mapping for administrative and office processes.
The prize recognizes researchers who contribute new knowledge and understanding of lean management improvement methods.
One-day workshops are $800. Two-day workshops are $1600. Price includes tuition, training materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Discounts of 12.5% are available for taking multiple classes or for sending multiple attendees. A special room rate is available until Aug. 31.
For complete details about course content, instructors, discounts, and to register, use the link: http://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm?EventId=33 Questions? Call (617) 871-2900, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About the Lean Enterprise Institute
The Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. was founded in 1997 by management expert James P. Womack, Ph.D., as a nonprofit research, education, publishing, and conferencing company with a mission to advance lean thinking around the world. We teach courses, hold management seminars, write and publish books and workbooks, and organize public and private conferences. We use the surplus revenues from these activities to conduct research projects and to support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Education Academic Network (www.teachinglean.org ) and the Lean Global Network (www.leanglobal.org). For more information visit LEI at http://www.lean.org. Lean Enterprise Institute and the leaper image are registered trademarks of Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc.