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Lean Boot Camp - click title to register
Instructor: Dave Worsley
Dates/Times: January 22, 23 and 24, 8:30am-4:30pm each day
Location: Marylhurst University, Room TBD
Cost: $699, noncredit, includes materials and parking
21 contact hours
Lean is the heart of the world of continuous process improvement, which includes the disciplines of lean, 5S, Six Sigma and strategy deployment, and tools like value stream mapping and Kaizen events. Lean managers are the champions of continuous business improvement. To prepare you to become a lean champion, this intensive 3-day course guides you through a structured learning and personal development process for driving lean principles throughout your organization. Learn from a seasoned expert instructor using experiential techniques that translate learning efficiently to your workplace.
- How and where to apply lean techniques to your company
- Lean management planning
- Current and future value streams for your organization
- Pull/Push processes
- Lean toolbox
- Strategies for successfully using leaning principles
Dave Worsley is a hands-on professional with over 25 years of experience working within global manufacturing and service companies. He has worked in Europe and the USA in progressive Engineering and Continuous Improvement roles. Dave is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Operational Excellence practitioner. He specializes in coaching strategic energy management, project management, 5S, Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. His emphasis is on process and maturity mapping, cost reduction programs, engineering productivity, and statistics for quality and process control. Dave currently works full-time at Triple Point Energy where he coaches Energy Trust of Oregon customers to adopt energy management as part of their strategic business efforts. Prior to Triple Point Energy, Dave was Director of Operations Effectiveness at Insidetrack.
Yes, we bring this class and other customized trainings onsite to organizations. Contact program director Vincent Fritzsche at 503.534.4076 to talk things over.
Seminar cancellation policy: The Professional Development Center offers full refund of program fees up to and including the day of first session of any seminar. Register with confidence.