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Lean Enterprise Certificate for Government/Non-Profit

Hours: 36.00 | Estimated Cost: $995.00

Lean Enterprise Certificate for Government provides six days of mentor-guided training bundled into one convenient series. The 36-hour program explores lean and continuous improvement approaches that are changing government and public sector agencies by reducing waste, improving service levels, optimizing processes and delivering performance improvement.

Each session focuses on tools and techniques that apply to any work process and integrate specific case studies relevant to public service organizations. Implementation of a workplace improvement project puts the tools into practice and documents results.

Additional Information

Learn About
  • Eight common forms of waste
  • Continuous improvement basics
  • Process complexity and variation
  • Value stream mapping
  • Facilitating productive meetings
  • Developing and implementing work standards
  • Defining metrics and measuring success
  • Best practices to sustain improvements
  • Problem solving tools
Benefits & Outcomes
  • Understand how continuous improvement and lean strategies apply to any work process
  • Certify your continuous improvement skills and apply them to government services, operations and service functions
  • Participate in mentor-guided training and interactive discussions
  • Complete a workplace project that yields immediate results
Module Options

**Module 1: Continuous Improvement Overview: Learning to See Waste in the Workplace**

  • Develop an understanding of how eight common forms of waste impact productivity
  • Learn continuous improvement basics, terminology and cultural challenges

**Module 2: Process Complexity and Value Stream Mapping**

  • Evaluate processes to see the complexity created by variation
  • Explore how value stream mapping and workplace standards set the stage for improvement

**Module 3: Measuring and Managing Success**

  • Evaluate best practices for assuring success with workplace projects
  • Learn problem solving tools that address process failures

**Module 4: Facilitating Improvement: Tools and Event Management**

  • Understand the keys to productive meeting time and driving teams to success
  • Explore common tools that aid in facilitating improvement initiatives

**Module 5: Workplace Organization and Standardized Work Processes**

  • Develop skills to organize the workplace and implement standard work processes

**Module 6: Project Reports**

  • Present and assess final workplace projects which have been scoped and implemented during course duration
Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
5 N. Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54914-1655
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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