Events

Upcoming 2019 Events At A Glance

January 

February 

  • 2/21/19 Bronze Prep Exam
  • 2/22/19 2019 MLC Kick Off Event
  • 2/25/19 Lean Coffee Chat Zeeland 
  • 2/26/19 4-Hour Kata Immersion Course 


March 

  • 3/15/19 Coffee Chat in LANSING 
  • 3/15/19 Coffee Chat in DETROIT
  • 3/22/19 Overcoming Resistance


April 

  • 4/5/19 - Lean Coffee Chat at The University of Michigan
  • 4/15/19 - Lean Coffee Chat in Grand Rapids
  • 4/24/19 - Leadership, Teams and ʙ̶ᴀ̶ᴅ̶ Good Results
  • 4/29/19 - Lean Coffee Chat in Zeeland

May 

  • 5/15/19 - Lean Coffee Chat in Grand Rapids
  • 5/17/19 - The Highly Effective Office
  • 5/17/18 - Lean Coffee Chat at the Mayor's Office in Detroit
  • 5/29/19 - Toyota Kata Experiential Workshop

June

  • 6/3/19 Lean Coffee Chat in Zeeland at DISHER
  • 6/12/19 - NuCraft Kata Visual Management Gemba Event (moved from April)
  • 6/19/19 - Lean Coffee sponsored by the City of Grand Rapids
  • 6/21/19 - Michigan Kata Practitioner Day

FEATURED EVENTS

Blending Lean and Design Thinking

Sep 13, 2019 | Troy, MI

Come spend the day and learn about Lean & Design Thinking. What's in it for you?

  • Learn the history and the basic principles of Process Improvement
  • Embrace Metrics (Data)- They are your friend
  • A refresh using VSM & A3 in a more simplistic manner
  • Be introduced to Design Thinking
  • Confirm the general similarities between Lean and Design Thinking and not feel that one replaces the other
  • Leverage Scrum/ Agile
  • Understand Innovation and how to get there

2019 Shingo Manufacturing Summit

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!




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