Office Lean Certificate

Lean is a proven methodology used to create a problem-solving culture that drives successful business results. It takes manufacturing-based principles and applies them to nontraditional industries including health care, insurance, government, utilities and not-for-profits. Applying Lean strategies helps organizations identify complex problems, prioritize their importance and work to solve them. The Office Lean Certificate utilizes class dialogue, lectures and hands-on simulation to develop a business operating philosophy that streamlines and eliminates waste from the administrative process. Through our program, achieve bottom-line savings, positive business results and improved quality for your organization.

Single courses may be taken without the pursuit of the certificate.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how Lean methodologies are used to generate efficient processes
  • Outline the transactional process from start to finish while mapping out problems in value streams
  • Apply Lean tools to evaluate critical problems that streamline and eliminate waste from organizational processes
  • Identify leadership behaviors and practices that sustain Lean improvements
  • Through a capstone project, apply Lean methodologies and principles directly to your organization while receiving hands-on instructor coaching, support and feedback

Debra Kinzer – Office Lean Certificate | UWM School of Continuing Education

Office Lean Module I

Mon-Tue, Oct 28-29

Tue-Wed, May 12-13, 2020

Office Lean Module II

Mon-Tue, Nov 18-19

Tue-Wed, June 16-17, 2020

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