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Intro to Lean Webinar

posted Apr 5, 2011, 3:49 PM by Paula Del Giudice

An Introduction to Lean

Wednesday, April 20th

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Webinar sponsored by the

NC Environmental Stewardship Initiative



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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. (EDT) 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