Program Title / Synopsis: Tauber Institute Operations Leadership Factory at the University of Michigan / Discover how we provide Lean training in a hands-on environment using role playing, machining, and assembly operations. This will be a behind-the-scenes look at the Operations Leadership Factory where we will show examples of our hands-on activities and discuss how to develop effective action-based learning lessons.
Program Learner/Participant Objectives: To apply different methodologies for creating active and engaged learning activities in Lean training.
Targeted Audience: Lean trainers and practitioners
Matthew Potoff is the Director of Operations Leadership Factory and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Tauber Institute for Global Operations. He has taught classes in both Industrial and Operations Engineering and the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Matthew holds a doctorate in Business Administration from the Ross School of Business, as well as a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Prior to attending graduate school, Matthew began his career as a drilling engineer for ExxonMobil. Matthew also holds bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Mechanical Engineering from Rice University.
Visit their website at: tauber.umich.edu/factory