Learn process improvement and organizational efficiency tools that can take you and your organization to the next level. The University of Oklahoma Lean Institute (OULI) offers a wide variety of classes that combine techniques from Lean and Six Sigma to fit the specific needs of each client and organization.
OULI's mission is to empower clients toward independent capability through continuous improvement and respect for people.
Lean Leadership Training and Certifications will empower you to understand the drivers of process Defects/Delays/Safety issues and subsequently create a proactive approach to them versus reactive. Extensive discussion of management’s role in improving business culture conditions is emphasized. It is the foundation to understand Lean Leadership and how to effectively implement it with the assistance of every employee across the enterprise. Much of the content is based on the holistic message of Dr. W. Edwards Deming and the business culture of Toyota.
If you are a business or organization new to Lean Culture thinking, the Lean Institute recommends Building a Strategic Plan for overall Process Improvement and Business Culture as a follow-up to the Leading with Lean course.
For the Lean-experienced business, organization or individual, we recommend Business Culture Excellence Using the Deming Lens after completing Leading with Lean.
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Our programs range in scope from introductory lectures to continuous training, certification programs,
and quality improvement consulting. We’re happy to customize our services to individual clients.
Lean tools are used to reduce waste in organizations and improve quality control. By applying these tools, you’ll increase efficiency in your organization by getting the most out of each resource.
The Lean Institute can help take your business from good to great.
For 15 years, the OU Lean Institue has proved that efficiency can be as exciting as it is profitable.