2020 Greater Baltimore Metro Lean Peer Group #16
Tentative Dates: February 19, 2020 through January 20, 2021
Build a Lean Culture to Ensure Long-Term Success
The Maryland World Class Consortia hosts regional Lean Peer Groups throughout Maryland. Lean applies to any type of organization and processing environment. Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, service organization, or a non-profit, this program should be part of your Continuous Improvement plan. Company leaders will have an opportunity to revamp and re-energize their Lean strategy by networking with and learning from others who are committed to creating a Lean culture.
You will be meeting monthly at alternating participant company locations; we do our best to minimize travel for our participants.
Who Should Attend?
Ideal participants are representatives from your Lean Steering Committee or members of the Leadership Team, but there are no restrictions on who may attend.
Three employees from each company may attend each meeting so only one registration per company is necessary.
Now Includes Complimentary MWCC Membership!!
Adding to the value of your Lean Peer Group participation is a complimentary membership to the MWCC. Membership will follow the length of the Lean Peer Group Program (LPG) for which you have enrolled. If you re-enroll, your membership will be renewed.
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BASICS® Lean Value Stream Mapping: An interactive, self-paced, modular, virtual training teaching the importance of value stream mapping as well as instructing how to create them. You will learn how to transform from the current state to the ideal state. You will also be given a tool to help align kaizen bursts into a prioritized project matrix to make sure you are improving the entire value stream.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
MWCC Special Offer - Buy Three Trainings, Get One Free
Standard Online Course: $99 per person
VIP Value Stream Mapping Online Course: $149 per person
In addition to the standard course content, spend one-on-one time with a member of the Business Improvement Group reviewing your Value Stream Maps and providing feedback during the course.
This online program is offered through our consulting partner, the Business Improvement Group.
Buy Three, Get One Free!
If you buy (3) registrations, we'll send you a coupon code that can be used to register a fourth person for free! It will be applied to the same tier you registered for and must be used by someone at your same organization.
BASICSâ Lean Foundations Course: A comprehensive, self-paced, modular, virtual training instructing how to use Lean analysis tools, and certifying you to implement Lean in your company based on the Business Improvement Group’s Shingo winning BASICS® Lean Implementation Model.
Standard Online Course: $495 per person
Interactive, self-paced, modular, virtual training
VIP Lean Foundations Online Course: $650 per person
BASICS® Lean Foundations + 2 Hours of Private Coaching
Take the Lean Foundations course and learn one-on-one during two hours of virtual coaching with one of the BIG Team Members.
Frederick/Washington County Lean Peer Group #17
May 19, 2020 - May 18, 2021
Baltimore Area Lean Peer Group #18
June 18, 2020 through May 18, 2021
Virtual Lean Peer Group #19
Tentative Dates: October 15, 2020 to September 9, 2021
Tentatively scheduled to kick off on October 15th. Due to COVID-19, we have instituted adjustments and enhanced the program. For the last five months, the Lean Peer Group meetings have been held via (Zoom) video conference. For Group #19, though all monthly meetings will be held utilizing this same format, if company travel and meeting restrictions are lifted, MWCC will coordinate facility tours for members within travel distance of each other. These gatherings will be in addition to the monthly video conference meetings.
New Program Features!
Following are some of the enhancements which will be incorporated for Group #19.
Who Should Attend?
Not just for manufacturers, our Lean Peer Groups have a mix of companies from a broad range of industries and Lean maturity levels, from those who are just getting started to some who would be considered Lean-mature organizations. All of these organizations have been able to learn and grow. The only real requirement is a sincere desire and commitment to moving forward on this never-ending journey of excellence. To assure open communication, no competitors are placed within the same group.
What is the cost?
The cost is $3,000 per company and includes a complimentary membership to the MWCC (a value of $1250). Participation is limited to 12 companies.
Your Lean Peer Group Facilitator
Dave Rizzardo has been the Associate Director of MWCC since 2014. In 2012, he co-developed the Lean Peer Group service and has been facilitating multiple groups since that time. His Lean experience predates the time when Lean became synonymous with business excellence. His recently published book, "Lean - Let's Get It Right! How to Build a Culture of Continuous Improvement", dives into many of the topics discussed and debated during the MWCC Lean Peer Group meetings.
If you have questions about this program, contact MWCC Associate Director, Dave Rizzardo (717-855-0765) , or MWCC Managing Director, Joyce La Padula (410-960-3785).
The Maryland World Class Consortia’s Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Program (LSSGB) provides detailed instruction on, and guidance through, the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) Roadmap. The Certified LSSGB will be able to identify the right projects, collect specific data, analyze the data with powerful Lean and/or Six Sigma tools, identify root causes, put solutions in place and set the new process up for both sustainability and continuous improvement.
Option 1 – Standard Course. The fee for the standard Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Program is $3,500 per person. This tuition covers all academic modules and course training materials for each academic day. Students will receive a training guide and “The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Tool Book: A Quick Reference Guide to 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed”.
Ø Participants who successfully complete the program will be presented with a Certificate of Completion.
Option 2 - DMAIC Project Mentoring and full Certification. Additional $1300 per person. Those opting for the DMAIC Project Mentoring and full Certification will receive an additional six hours per student (remote mentoring activities).
Ø Participants undertaking the "DMAIC Project Mentoring and Full Certification" will be certified by HartePro Consulting and the MWCC provided they successfully complete the program.
Ø Participants are strongly encouraged to plan improvement projects in their home facility between monthly classroom meetings beginning after Module 2. Time necessary to conduct these projects can be significant, depending on the scope and level of difficulty selected by the student and their sponsor/senior leader, and should be considered when planning business commitments while the course is in session. Please contact us if you have questions regarding project planning and applied learning.
We are excited
to announce that through a grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce, this
training is eligible for 50% reimbursement of the program training costs if you
are a Maryland manufacturing or technology company.
Please contact Joyce
La Padula at 410-960-3785 or via email at email@example.com for reimbursement
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Who Should Attend?
WEEK 1 OF 4: 16-20 November
Define Phase and approximately 1/3 of Measure Phase to be completed in 4 hour/day sessions
No class this week. GBs work independently through Define Phase
WEEK 2 OF 4: 30 November - 4 December
Complete Measure Phase in 4 hour/day sessions
WEEK 3 OF 4: 7-11 December
Complete Analyze Phase in 4 hour/day sessions
14-18 December: No class this week.
GBs work independently through Measure Phase
21-25 December: No class this week.
GBs work independently through Measure and Analyze Phases
28-30 December: No class this week.
GBs work independently through Analyze Phase
WEEK 4 OF 4: 4-8 January
Complete Improve and Control Phase in 4 hour/day sessions
18-22 January 2021
LSSGB Certification Exam available electronically.
Exam will be available for 4 weeks. Last possible date to take exam Friday, February 12, 2021.
25-29 January 2021
Candidates working toward LSS Project Certified Green Belt status will have until Friday, April 16, 2021 to complete all project certification requirements. Each candidate must meet with/update instructor minimally at the end of each phase to remain on track for certification.
Meet Your Instructor
Maureen Harte, MT(ASCP)
HartePro Consulting, President
Maureen Harte is a Medical Technologist, Johnson & Johnson Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (MBB), and a Certified Myers-Briggs Training Institute (MBTI) Instructor. She was the first Certified MBB in Sales and Marketing for Johnson & Johnson worldwide. Click here for complete bio!
If you have questions about this program, contact MWCC Managing Director, Joyce La Padula (410-960-3785).
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