Lean Manufacturing Workshops for Los Angeles

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Lean Manufacturing and Lean Service Workshops Set for Los Angeles

Cambridge, MA, Jan. 4, 2012 - 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

Lean Workshop Prices and Discounts
One-day workshops are $800. Two-day workshops are $1,600. Price includes tuition, training
materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks. For complete details about content, instructors, discounts,
and to register, go to http://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm, call 617- 871-
2900, or email registrar@lean.org .

Lean Training On-Site
Call 617- 871-2900 for information about bringing a workshop to your site.
Lean Community Resources
Join LEI’s community of Lean Thinkers at http://www.lean.org/WhoWeAre/why_join.cfm to
receive a weekly newsletter with lean management resources and news. You’ll get access to lean
case studies, webinars, interviews with executives on lean leadership, and archives of essays by
authors and thought leaders John Shook, LEI CEO, and Jim Womack, LEI founder.

What is Lean?
http://www.lean.org/WhatsLean/
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 that 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..

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. Visit LEI at http://www.lean.org for more information.
Media: Chet Marchwinski, cmarchwinski@lean.org, (617) 871-2930

				
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