Lean is a philosophy, methodology and set of tools for enhancing customer value by eliminating waste from a process. Lean 101 is a half-day training session that introduces public sector employees to the Lean philosophy, methodology, tools and terminology. Participants learn the basic components of Lean, including:
- Origin and benefits of Lean
- 7 wastes
- Kaizen (rapid improvement events)
- Standard work
- 5 Whys
- Visual management
- First steps for applying Lean in your workplace
Note: No prerequisites for this course.
Location Details: The training will be held in Training Room 106 on the first floor of the Minnesota State Retirement System building. Free parking is available in the lot in front of the building. There is a small, limited cafeteria in the building, and other food options nearby. This location does not have guest Wi-Fi service; we apologize for any inconvenience.
The Office of Continuous Improvement is committed to offering our training to all eligible learners, to request a reasonable accomodation please contact us prior to the training.
When & Where
Minnesota Office of Continuous Improvement
The Minnesota Continuous Improvement Office (MNCI) is a coordinated initiative for improving organizational performance and results in Minnesota state government.
MNCI has a simple goal of helping state government work better for its customers and employees using time-tested continuous improvement methodologies, including Lean and Six Sigma tools and philosophies.
These training courses are available to only public sector employees, including state, federal and local governments.
As of July 2015, MNCI's training registration will be transitioning from Eventbrite to the State of Minnesota's Enterprise Learning Management system. More information will be available in late May 2015.