Introduction to Lean Thinking Workshop

  • 28 Aug 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Chesapeake College (Economic Development Ctr. Bldg. #11 / Class Room #27) 1000 College Cir, Wye Mills, MD 21679
  • 22


  • General public (not an employee of a MWCC member company)
  • Free

The Introduction to Lean Workshop is a comprehensive introduction to lean principles and tools.  Lean is a continuous improvement approach that engages all employees in finding and fixing problems, to help groups in any industry to improve performance results.   


  • Examine the history and development of Lean Thinking.
  • Understand the key principles at the heart of every lean business transformation.
  • Examine the components of a lean business system and the benefits and challenges of putting this type of a system into action.
  • Overview the common methods of lean process improvement, including standard work, 5S and visual management, pull systems, setup reduction, cellular processing, and others.
  • Understand the keys to success with Lean Thinking
  • Discuss tools and resources for getting started with lean.

This workshop is suitable for everyone: front line and management, shop floor and office workers, prior exposure to lean or none at all.

For questions and for those with special dietary needs, contact Marina Nalli-Skelton at

This workshop will be facilitated by Jeff Fuchs, Executive Director of the Maryland World Class Consortia.  

For directions to the EDC Bldg. #11 click here.

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