Upcoming Events At A Glance!

September 2019

  • 9/13/19 Blending Lean and Design Thinking––Updating your Toolbox at Health Alliance Plan | Troy
  • 9/18/19 Lean Coffee and Gemba Walk at Spectrum Health | Grand Rapids
  • 9/24-9/25/19 Shingo Manufacturing Summit (tours 9/23. "Discover and Enable" workshops 9/26-27) | Detroit
  • 9/25-27/19 Zingerman's Mail Order's Kata Lab | Ann Arbor
  • 9/30/19 Lean Coffee Chat | Zeeland

October 2019

  • 10/3/19 MLC and City of Grand Rapids Annual Lean Workshop | Grand Rapids
  • CANCELED 10/11/19 MLC Lean Coffee Chat | Holland
  • ON HOLD- U-M MLC Student Chapter 2019 Lean Symposium | Ann Arbor
  • 10/18/19 The Kata Effect/ Kata Development in Manufacturing (Gemba at Flexfab) | Hastings
  • 10/28/19 Lean Coffee Chat | Zeeland

December 2019

January 2020

February 2020

02/07/20 Lean in Legal half-day workshop

March 2020

April 2020

May 2020

05/28/20 4th Annual MLC and City of Grand Rapids all-day Lean Workshop

June 2020

July 2020

August 2020

  • 8/12-8/13 Michigan Lean Consortium Annual Conference | Traverse City


Lean Coffee Chats

Upcoming Lean Coffee Chats!

Lansing at Neogen | Tuesday, November 19th | 7:30 am

Zeeland at Disher | Monday, November 25th | 7:30 am

What is Lean Coffee Chat?

It's an open atmosphere to discuss all things Lean, share professional challenges people are experiencing in their Lean journey, and network with like-minded peers in the Michigan area.

  • Leverage our membership knowledge base
  • Focus on implementation of Lean tools
  • Opportunity to network
  • Share best practices
  • Stay connected with other MLC members

ALL FREE for members (+ you can bring a non-member guest for FREE too!)

ASQ Detroit Section General Meeting for Nov 2019 

Nov 21, 2019 | Farmington Hills, MI

Engaging Frontline Employees in Problem Solving

Presenter Benjamin Bartlett

Frontline problem-solving is a popular ideal for companies looking to transition to a more Lean-based environment. However, it can be difficult to help employees make the transition when there are many barriers that stand in the way of success which have nothing to do with understanding Lean thinking.

Continual Quality Improvement

CQI Academy 12 Half Day Sessions | Rockford, MI

Thought Design | 10 East Bridge St NE, Rockford, MI 49341

The Sergent Results GroupĀ® is pleased to introduce a new 48-hour workshop. Dig deeper into the work of W. Edwards Deming and learn the scientific methods behind his philosophy. As Dr. Deming believed, working together is fundamental to solving and preventing problems, while providing us the ability to “do more with less.”

For more information email or call (517) 285-5500

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