Events

The Colorado Lean Network offers a host of networking events and workshops year-round, culminating in the annual Lean Summit.

Due to the ever-changing nature of COVID-19 and it’s impact on our community, we will offer virtual events when prudent.

Upcoming

2022 Colorado Lean Summit

2022 Colorado Lean Summit

Join us for Colorado’s most anticipated Lean event of the year! Save the Date!Read More »

Past

To Err is Human: Understanding Errors from a Human Factors Perspective

To Err is Human: Understanding Errors from a Human Factors Perspective

Come discover the human component of process errors you encounter, and learn how to reduce their frequency and mitigate their impact.Read More »
Mt. Falcon Morning Hike

Mt. Falcon Morning Hike

Come join the Colorado Lean Network for a morning hike with fellow Lean practitioners!Read More »
Utilizing the 5S Tool and Visual Management

Utilizing the 5S Tool and Visual Management

Learn to utilize the 5S tool and visual management to create a workplace that facilitates continuous improvement in your organization.Read More »
Intro in Service Quality

Intro in Service Quality

Great products and services alone won’t WOW your customers. This workshop will introduce attendees to the concept of service qualityRead More »
CLN Headshots, Networking and Brews

CLN Headshots, Networking and Brews

Join your fellow improvement practitioners for a drink and a fresh, professional headshot!Read More »
Using a Tailed Fishbone for Root Cause Analysis

Using a Tailed Fishbone for Root Cause Analysis

Hear how The Tailed Fishbone can make facilitation of Root Cause Analysis easy and successfulRead More »
Project Management 101: Planning and Tracking

Project Management 101: Planning and Tracking

Learn the basics of project management theory including phases, constraints and critical path.Read More »
2021 CLN Summit

2021 CLN Summit

Join us for Colorado’s most anticipated Lean event of the year!Read More »
CLN In-Person: Brainstorm your Project Problems

CLN In-Person: Brainstorm your Project Problems

Meet with other CLN members to brainstorm tools and next steps for difficult projects you are working onRead More »
Intro to Lean & Process Mapping with Corey Niemeyer & Nathan Colbert

Intro to Lean & Process Mapping with Corey Niemeyer & Nathan Colbert

This class is great for folks with limited process improvement experience and/or for anyone wanting to learn creative ways to teach PI.Read More »
Improvement & Idea Programs at CO Dept of Transport & Public Safety

Improvement & Idea Programs at CO Dept of Transport & Public Safety

Learn about the Colorado Dept. of Transportation (CDOT) & the Colorado Dept. of Public Safety (CDPS) idea and innovation programs.Read More »
Visual Thinking Skills for Creative Problem Solving – a practical workshop

Visual Thinking Skills for Creative Problem Solving – a practical workshop

Visual Thinking Skills for Creative Problem Solving – a practical workshopRead More »
Vaccination & Process Improvement, Panel Discussion

Vaccination & Process Improvement, Panel Discussion

Vaccination & Process Improvement, Panel DiscussionRead More »
Finding the Right Career For You

Finding the Right Career For You

Finding the Right Career for You: the reasons identifying a “dream” job is so hard — and what to do about itRead More »
Virtual Kaizen Events – How to Become a Master Virtual Facilitator

Virtual Kaizen Events – How to Become a Master Virtual Facilitator

Virtual Kaizen Events – How to Become a Master Virtual FacilitatorRead More »
Virtual Kaizen Events – How to Become a Master Virtual Facilitator

Virtual Kaizen Events – How to Become a Master Virtual Facilitator

Kaizen workshops have been done in person since the beginning, yet did we ever stop to improve our own processes? Did we question why…Read More »
Virtual Kaizen Events – How to Become a Master Virtual Facilitator

Virtual Kaizen Events – How to Become a Master Virtual Facilitator

Kaizen workshops have been done in person since the beginning, yet did we ever stop to improve our own processes? Did we question why…Read More »
Continuous Improvement in Remote Work: Facilitating Rapid Improvement Event

Continuous Improvement in Remote Work: Facilitating Rapid Improvement Event

Learn how to facilitate rapid improvement events online to deliver resultsRead More »
Attention Management or Time Blocking, Which One Works for You?

Attention Management or Time Blocking, Which One Works for You?

Do you struggle to maintain focus at work? In this one hour workshop learn two tools for finding concentration and working more efficiently.Read More »
2020 Colorado Lean Summit

2020 Colorado Lean Summit

Join us for Colorado’s most anticipated Lean event of the year!Read More »
COVID’s Impact on Process Improvement, Expert  Panel Discussion

COVID’s Impact on Process Improvement, Expert Panel Discussion

Hear from PI Leaders across multiple industries about how COVID-19 has impacted the process improvement efforts at their organizationsRead More »
Webinar: Transition from Doing Problem Solving to Coaching Problem Solving

Webinar: Transition from Doing Problem Solving to Coaching Problem Solving

Think of the iconic sports coaches. The inspirational locker room talks. Setting the game plan and selecting plays.Read More »
Case Study: Process Improvement Metrics & Dashboards

Case Study: Process Improvement Metrics & Dashboards

Learn how one of the City of Arvada’s team members tracks key metrics and projects in order to gauge the effectiveness of his improvementsRead More »
Virtual Workshop: Embracing Change

Virtual Workshop: Embracing Change

Join us for our first virtual workshop!Read More »
Beyond the 5 Whys: Values-Based Decision Making for Process Improvement

Beyond the 5 Whys: Values-Based Decision Making for Process Improvement

The Five Whys tool helps explore past decisions. What guides decisions now and in the future?Read More »
The M&M Quality Workshop  using Measurement System Analysis

The M&M Quality Workshop using Measurement System Analysis

Is your team producing consistent, error-proofed products?Read More »
2019 Colorado Lean Summit

2019 Colorado Lean Summit

Join us at the 6th Annual Colorado Lean Summit to learn and practice new skills through hands-on, interactive workshops.Read More »
CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Spectra Logic

CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Spectra Logic

Join us for the Colorado Lean Network Quarterly Kaizen Event hosted by Spectra Logic. Lean Manufacturing – Exploring the tools we use to enhRead More »
CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Denver International Airport

CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Denver International Airport

Join us for the Colorado Lean Network Quarterly Kaizen Event hosted by the Denver International Airport Peak Performance Team. Making ProgrRead More »
Lean In The Community: Dry Goods FUTURE STATE Analysis at Metro Caring

Lean In The Community: Dry Goods FUTURE STATE Analysis at Metro Caring

LEAN IN THE COMMUNITY: Dry Goods FUTURE STATE Analysis at Metro Caring Curious to see how to facilitate a current state analysis for goods sRead More »
Lean In The Community: Dry Goods CURRENT STATE Analysis at Metro Caring

Lean In The Community: Dry Goods CURRENT STATE Analysis at Metro Caring

LEAN IN THE COMMUNITY: Dry Goods CURRENT STATE Analysis at Metro Caring Curious to see how to facilitate a current state analysis for goodsRead More »
Workshop: Lean 101 (Jan 2019)

Workshop: Lean 101 (Jan 2019)

**CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW** HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Lean 101 Are you a brand new or aspiring Lean PractitionerRead More »
Workshop: Divergent and Convergent Thinking (Dec 2018)

Workshop: Divergent and Convergent Thinking (Dec 2018)

WORKSHOP: DIVERGENT AND CONVERGENT THINKING Full of ideas and don’t know which to pursue? Have the IDEAL SOLUTION in mind to a problem, butRead More »
Metro Caring Value Stream Analysis

Metro Caring Value Stream Analysis

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Metro Caring Value Stream Analysis Curious to see how a Value Stream Analysis is facilitated? We have partnered with MetrRead More »
Workshop: Lean 101

Workshop: Lean 101

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Lean 101 Are you a brand new or aspiring Lean Practitioner? Do you need to see and feel Lean in action? Or do you just neRead More »
2018 Colorado Lean Summit

2018 Colorado Lean Summit

FROM TOOLS TO TRANSFORMATION: THE JOURNEY TO PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE The Colorado Lean Network, along with our proud host, the Denver HealthRead More »
CLN Workshop – Lean Leadership: The Art of Asking Good Coaching Questions

CLN Workshop – Lean Leadership: The Art of Asking Good Coaching Questions

CLN HANDS-ON WORKSHOP LEAN LEADERSHIP: THE ART OF ASKING GOOD COACHING QUESTIONS Do you find yourself acting as the primary problem solver oRead More »
CLN Workshop: A3 Thinking & Implementation

CLN Workshop: A3 Thinking & Implementation

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: A3 THINKING & IMPLEMENTATION A3 is more than a tool. It is a methodical approach to think about business problems. We wilRead More »
CLN Community Outreach at Metro Caring

CLN Community Outreach at Metro Caring

Join This Hands On Lean Opportunity You spoke and we listened.  Many Colorado Lean Network members have told us that they  learn by seeing aRead More »
CLN Q3 (2018) Quarterly Kaizen at CDOT

CLN Q3 (2018) Quarterly Kaizen at CDOT

IMPLEMENTING AND SUSTAINING ORGANIZATIONAL LEAN PROCESS IMPROVEMENT So you’ve started your Lean transformation – integrating Lean tools, eveRead More »
Colorado Lean Network Sponsorship Payments

Colorado Lean Network Sponsorship Payments

Thank you for agreeing to sponsor the 2018 Colorado Lean Summit.  Click the donation button below to make a payment.  Please contact coloradRead More »
CLN Networking Picnic

CLN Networking Picnic

Let’s enjoy the warmer weather with a spring picnic and get to know other CLN members in the process. This event will be geared toward givinRead More »
CLN Networking Brunch

CLN Networking Brunch

Enjoy brunch with other South-Denver CLN Members to meet new people, build connection, and gain clarity on why you choose to practice Lean cRead More »
CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran Medical Center

CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran Medical Center

Join us for the March 2018 Quarterly Kaizen Meeting hosted at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. The Colorado Lean Network (CRead More »
2017 Colorado Lean Summit

2017 Colorado Lean Summit

Join us for the 2017 Colorado Lean Summit hosted by the City of Arvada! Experience the full Lean Journey: Honor yesterday, Improve today, &Read More »
CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Denver Health

CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Denver Health

Attend the Next CLN Quarterly Kaizen hosted at Denver Health!  Where: 790 Delaware St., Denver, CO 80204 Pavilion C in the basement PaRead More »
CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran Medical Center

CLN Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran Medical Center

Join us for the June 2017 Quarterly Kaizen Meeting hosted at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. What:  We are excited to be tRead More »
CLN Quarterly Kaizen Meeting Hosted by CDOT on March 20, 2017

CLN Quarterly Kaizen Meeting Hosted by CDOT on March 20, 2017

We wanted to invite you to the first Quarterly Kaizen meeting of the year hosted at your very own Colorado Department of Transportation (CDORead More »