Office Lean Module II

This is a continuation of the basic methodology and principles learned in Module I. Students will advance their capstone projects, learn how to execute an implementation plan, recognize and use appropriate tools to identify and eliminate waste, sustain improvements through daily work, and learn the fundamentals of long-term strategies for continuous improvement.

Module II ( 2 days)

Key takeaways:

  1. Constructive feedback on capstone projects
  2. Coaching on organizational transformation to a Lean culture
  3. Preparation and execution of Lean improvement events
  4. Prioritization of improvement ideas
  5. Hands-on Office Lean kaizen simulations
  6. Utilization of the right Lean tools at the right time, including:
    1. Visual Management
    2. Standard Work
    3. 5 Why’s
    4. Mistake Proofing
    5. Pull
    6. Try-Storming
  7. Attributes of successful change agents
  8. Methods for sustaining improvements
  9. Implementation of idea gathering and problem-solving systems
  10. Introduction to Lean Strategy Deployment methodology

This course can be applied to the Office Lean Certificate.


Paul Pejsa

Paul Pejsa

Paul Pejsa has over 25 years of experience in research, engineering, manufacturing, service and process improvement. At Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, Paul led DOD and NASA funded research in high temperature super alloys. Within GE’s Transportation and Healthcare businesses, he ... read more

Tom Laack

Tom Laack

Tom has been an ad-hoc instructor at UWM-SCE since 2008.  He has two decades of professional experience in continuous improvement (Lean), manufacturing, and operations in different aspects of the healthcare industry.  He has helped implement Lean methodologies at more than ... read more

Dates and locations to be announced.