Webinar: An Introduction to Lean

The NC Environmental Stewardship Initiative will be hosting a Lean and Green webinar entitled “An Introduction to Lean” on Wednesday, April 20th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our guest speaker is Lee Ann Parrott, the lead auditor and program coordinator for QMS, EMS, and OHSMS for EMC Corporation in Apex, NC. Lee Ann is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, a qualified EMC instructor for several Lean Six Sigma courses, and a qualified mentor. She has been in quality management for 12 years.

Points covered in the presentation will include the following:

  • Lean Six Sigma defined
  • Why Lean Six Sigma?
  • What’s a process?
  • Interrogating the process by identifying Value & Waste
  • Brief overview of some tools that identify Waste
  • Key principles of Lean Thinking: Flow & Pull
  • Brief overview of some tools that help eliminate Waste

To register: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FV8QLQW

The NC Environmental Stewardship Initiative is a voluntary program open to DENR-regulated facilities. The ESI promotes environmental improvement and leadership through recognition, technical assistance, training and networking opportunities. The ESI membership currently includes 118 member sites across the state. For more information on ESI, please go to www.p2pays.org/esi .

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