Monday, 3 April 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Gain an understanding of how to set impactful goals and align them to the strategic framework. Learn the keys to making goals meaningful at the team level and participate in a class exercise of setting goals that align to the organization.

Available slots: 37
Monday, 10 April 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

How can we make this easier and faster?  Where do we focus our actions as a team?  How do we see normal from abnormal in our daily work? Where do we need help? In this hands-on session, based on the “Build-a-Bear” workshop concept, participants will learn how visual management can help answer these questions as we discuss the keys to setting up a visual.  

Available slots: 7
Monday, 17 April 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Discover the keys to selecting metrics, how to make them meaningful at the team level and how to simplify their use at the team level.

Available slots: 37
Monday, 17 April 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am

Discover how focused objectives can help a team achieve their goals or solve more complex problems. Learn the difference between a mission statement, goal, focused objective and an idea. Participate in class exercises of identifying focused objectives.

Available slots: 37
Monday, 24 April 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Building upon the skills taught in Selecting & Simplifying Meaningful Metrics, in this hands-on session, participants will learn to turn goals and metrics into visuals that will allow their team to see the “gap” between where they are and where they want to be. Using real-life examples from UW teams, participants will create visuals which support team-based problem solving and enable teams to see the impact of their ideas and the progress they are making toward their goals.

Available slots: 5
Monday, 24 April 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am

The final session in this series, discover how visuals are used to help facilitate the flow of huddles, in all their forms, and encourage participation. Learn how all of the elements of a successful visual management system serve key functions in how teams interact with each other as they engage in continuous process improvement. Examples from visuals and huddles from lean teams on campus will be used to illustrate how teams can use this key management system to get the most from their huddles.

Available slots: 6

Past Trainings

Monday, 20 March 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Starting with a history of Lean and its key components, this training will cover the key principles of Lean and how it is implemented and sustained at the University of Washington, including Lean Principles, our Lean Journey and approach to the 4 Key Systems—leading us toward a culture of continuous improvement built on a foundation of respect, humility and daily kaizen.

Thursday, 26 January 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

This is the third course in the Visual Management Series.

Thursday, 26 January 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am

This is the second course in the Visual Management Series.

Thursday, 26 January 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

One of the keys to achieving results is being able to visually monitor progress. The Visual Management Series demonstrates how to get the most out of your visuals. 

Thursday, 19 January 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

This is the third course in the Strategy Deployment Series.

Thursday, 19 January 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am

This is the second course in the Strategy Deployment Series.

Thursday, 19 January 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

In the Strategy Deployment Series, you will learn the basics of goal setting in order to achieve results. 

Thursday, 12 January 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

This is the third course in the Intro to Lean Series.

Thursday, 12 January 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am

This is the second course of the Intro to Lean Series.

Thursday, 12 January 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

The Introduction to Lean Series provides you with an overview of what Lean means and the systems used to maintain a Lean environment.