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EECX24 - Lean UP not down, How To Leverage LEAN In Your Organization To Increase Efficiency and Profits

Session Description

COST: There is an additional $275 fee to attend this session.Click this link to register:

Lean business operations have become integral to profitability in today’s competitive marketplace. Defining and driving value for the customer through simplified pull systems reduces cost and improves quality throughout the organization. Join Brad Vance, Principal Consultant who holds a Masters of Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M to learn more about Lean methodology. This course delivers an introduction to Lean methodology and provides you with practical tools that can be immediately implemented to reduce waste in your organization. At the end of the this extended education session you will have a b understanding of core lean techniques and be able to relate these practices to your common everyday business scenarios. You will learn to recognize Muda, or waste, in the business through Value Stream Mapping and select the proper Lean metrics to measure operations.

OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this session you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of implementing Lean techniques in your business
  • Learn how to correctly define Value in the business through the Voice of the Customer
  • Understand the importance of Pull systems in Lean organizations
  • Identify examples of the 7 deadly wastes in your business and techniques for eliminating them
  • Produce Value Stream Maps that clearly communicate process flows in your business

AUDIENCE: This course will appeal to the following audience:

  • Operations Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Shop Floor Supervisors
  • Warehouse Managers
  • Safety Managers
  • Information Technology professionals
  • Finance managers
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Engineering Managers
  • All individuals interested in understanding Lean methodologies in production environments.


  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of manufacturing and distribution operations and best practices
  • Prior experience in implementing process changes in a business environment.

Students that would like to be best prepared will read:

  • Lean Thinking by James P. Womack
  • Learning to See by John Shook (Spiral-bound)

APPLICABLE PRODUCTS: This course will be of benefit all customers and prospects.

PROGRAM LEVEL: Intermediate.

FIELD OF STUDY: Production.


Additional Information
Extended Education
4 Hours
Session Schedule