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CR 1-112 Utilizing Lean Principles in Home and Office Environments (4-1)

4 Course items

Instructor: Karen Gauthier
Total time: 94 minutes
CEUs: 1.5
Conference Year: 2015


Course Description
Lean principles have been widely utilized in corporate and manufacturing settings. Companies have seen huge increases in productivity which have equaled big savings in time and money. These concepts can also be applied in smaller settings such as the home. I would like to share how I have applied these principles in a corporate setting as well as the home, and teach my colleagues lean tools they can use such as 5S and Kaizen events with their clients.

Learning Objectives
1. Learn the basic principles of lean concept 
2. Identify different lean tools that can be used with client
3. Gain an understanding of where productivity can be increased and money can be saved by utilizing these tools

Code Words
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