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Lean Foundations is an introductory training program for UNC Chapel Hill employees designed to create a mindset of lean management throughout the University. At Carolina, we seek to design, implement, execute, assess, and continuously improve operations. This training aims to develop our employees as problem-solvers to improve the delivery of value to our customers.

The training has been designed to be engaging and fun for all participants, regardless of previous knowledge or experience with improvement tools, techniques, and methodologies. At the end of the training, participants should understand the basic concepts of the lean problem-solving process, key tools used in improvement work, and your role in implementing these tools within your school, unit or department.

Learning Outcomes:

+ Understand the 5 lean principles and why they are necessary for transformative change. 
Explore ​
how to apply lean principles​ to increase value and eliminate waste in your daily work.

Inspire ​a mindset of continuous improvement. 

Please visit Carolina Talent to sign up for our next session.

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