Annual Colorado Lean Summit

2019 Colorado Lean Summit - The 2019 Colorado Lean “Workshop” Summit planning committee is under way! We do have a date selected and we are working to secure the final details (ticketing, program, sponsorship, etc.). Please check back often for updates to this page as they develop. Here is what we know so far… The 2019 Colorado Lean Workshop Summit … Continue reading 2019 Colorado Lean Summit
2018 Colorado Lean Summit - From Tools to Transformation: The Journey to Performance Excellence The Colorado Lean Network, along with our humble host, the Denver Health Lean Academy, will be taking you on a journey toward world-class performance excellence during the 2018 Colorado Lean Summit! Event Recap Lean is not just about how to utilize tools or run events. For … Continue reading 2018 Colorado Lean Summit

Quarterly Kaizen Events

Q2 2019 Quarterly Kaizen at DIA - Join us for the Colorado Lean Network Quarterly Kaizen Event hosted by the Denver International Airport Peak Performance Team. Post Event Write-up Making Progress with Value Streams – from individual innovations to entire team innovating to cross-organizational process ownership. Denver International Airport is hosting this event to share the journey we’ve undergone from individual innovations … Continue reading Q2 2019 Quarterly Kaizen at DIA
Q3 2018 Quarterly Kaizen at CDOT - Implementing and Sustaining Organizational Lean Process Improvement So you’ve started your Lean transformation – integrating Lean tools, events and methodologies. But change is hard. How do you sustain the transformation and continue to grow and improve after the hype of your initial implementation wears off? Find out at this CLN Quarterly Kaizen Event hosted by … Continue reading Q3 2018 Quarterly Kaizen at CDOT


HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Lean 101 - **CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW**   Are you a brand new or aspiring Lean Practitioner? Do you need to see and feel Lean in action? Or do you just need a little brush up on some of the fundamentals? AT THIS INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP At this interactive workshop, seasoned facilitator Kirsty Dykes … Continue reading HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Lean 101
Interactive Workshop: Divergent and Convergent Thinking - Full of ideas and don’t know which to pursue? Have the IDEAL SOLUTION in mind to a problem, but others keep telling you you’re wrong? Perhaps you need some divergent and convergent thinking in your life! During this two hour workshop, we’ll watch a video that’s led the standard in Divergent and Convergent thinking. We’ll … Continue reading Interactive Workshop: Divergent and Convergent Thinking


Networking Opportunities

CLN Networking Brunch - DESCRIPTION Enjoy brunch with other South-Denver CLN Members to meet new people, build connection, and gain clarity on why you choose to practice Lean continuous improvement. In addition to general conversation we will discuss the “Why” of Lean. Getting past the surface level waste reduction and quality improvements and instead to the deeper, purpose-driven why … Continue reading CLN Networking Brunch
CLN Networking Picnic - Post-Event Recap DESCRIPTION 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 giving you an opportunity to connect with other CLN members and learn more about their expertise. We will start off the afternoon with a BBQ picnic and … Continue reading CLN Networking Picnic

Community Outreach

Lean in the Community Event Recap: Metro Caring - How do you run an event with 2 participants and 10 observers? How do you facilitate a process map with limited knowledge of the processes? Can you add value to an organization by bringing in outside eyes who don’t understand the process, or does it only create confusion? Trying Out New Adventures On February 13 … Continue reading Lean in the Community Event Recap: 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 sorted and stocked in the Metro Caring store? We have partnered with Metro Caring to offer Lean facilitation support while at the same time offering our members an opportunity to observe Lean facilitation and tools in practice. AT THIS LEAN IN THE COMMUNITY … Continue reading LEAN IN THE COMMUNITY: Dry Goods FUTURE STATE Analysis at Metro Caring

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