The Michigan Lean Consortium (MLC) is committed to transforming Michigan's organizations and economy by developing and supporting Lean systems thinkers.
The MLC believes in Respecting People, the Inclusion of All Learners at any level and with any experience, and the importance of Teaching and Learning as an experience and a tool for growth.
Listen to the podcast The Leaning Edge, hosted by Debra Levantrosser as she speaks with leaders, implementers, and believers in the lean philosophy to share their successes and struggles in hopes that they will help others in their Lean journey.
Joining the MLC will connect you with the current network of more than 1,100 Members! Gain access to useful Lean Training material and MLC Website resources, as well as gain valuable Leadership Development skills and Continuous Learning opportunities.
Lean is a dynamic process of continuous improvement and learning by empowered associates, in a culture of mutual trust and respect, focused on eliminating waste and maximizing value for our customers.
We offer organizational and individual memberships. Join and save money on events, receive membership benefits like these:
What is Lean Coffee Chat?
It's an open atmosphere to discuss all things LEAN, share professional challenges people are experiencing in their LEAN journey, and network with like-minded peers in the Michigan area.
ALL FREE for members (+ you can bring a non-member guest for FREE too!)
Sep 24, 2019 | Southfield, MI
Come learn from manufacturing leaders about how mid-level managers can make big transformations in their organizations using the principles of the Shingo Model™. Learn what leaders and managers like you have done to make notable improvements to their organizations!
Michigan Lean Consortium Members can receive a 15% discount by entering "VIPMichiganLean" at checkout!
Sep 13, 2019 | Troy, MI
Come spend the day and learn about Lean & Design Thinking. What's in it for you?