Quality and Lean

Workplace Lean

What is LEAN?

Learn to Evaluate your workplace to create an Advantage over the Norm.

What do you mean by 'Norm'?

Norm is what every other business is currently doing to function in their day-to-day business objectives. We believe your goals are aligned to go above and beyond the norm to beat out the competition and drive up your profit margins.

How does our company benefit from the Workplace Lean Training Program?

Workplace Lean will help you to discover ways to reduce waste, improve productivity, simplify and streamline office/operation processes. This will help increase your overall business flexibility and profitability. Your workplace will become adaptable to quickly changing marketplace and this will align your business for continued success.

What types of businesses should attend the Workplace Lean Training Program?

  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Banking
  • Legal
  • Service
  • Call Centers
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Credit Unions
  • Retail
  • Restaurants
  • Insurance/Finance

What departments can benefit from the Workplace Training Program?

  • Human Resources
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Research
  • Quality
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Government Affairs
  • Software Engineering
  • Legal
  • IT
  • Purchasing
  • Materials Management
  • Loan Processing
  • Sales Support
  • Contracts
  • Records/Document Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Order Entry

What is included in the Workplace Lean Training Program?

  • Workplace Lean IMPACT
    This complimentary workshop introduces you to the power of lean and helps you determine if Workplace Lean is right for your organization.
  • Workplace Lean DECISION
    A decision making and planning session with your senior leaders to gain commitment to begin your Lean journey.
  • Workplace Lean LEADERSHIP
    Managers and supervisors will learn to use Lean tools and techniques to reduce waste and improve quality. Most importantly, managers will learn to set standards for evaluating the success of the improvements to sustain the momentum for continuous improvement.
  • Workplace Lean LAUNCH
    Employees will learn to define a lean workplace, learn the tools for improving work processes, and eliminate non-value added activities. Through applying lean tools to one of their own work processes, employee work groups will develop current and future state process map that they can build upon for continued improvement.

About Workplace Lean

Workplace Lean was developed in a partnership between Iowa's 15 Community Colleges, One Source Training and the Iowa Quality Center, building upon the expertise and success of Lean Manufacturing training provided by the Community Colleges to Iowa businesses. Workplace Lean embraces continuous quality improvement to help you realize enhanced efficiency, reduced waste, and maximum profits.

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Cedar Falls Center
5330 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-266-6772 (F)
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