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Lean Leader Virtual Workshop

This two-week workshop includes six sessions. see all

October 20-22, 27-29

This Lean Leader Virtual Workshop will cover the relationships between lean tools, organizational leadership, and organizational culture. By exploring these relationships, and practicing the skills shared each day, leaders and their organizations will be able to implement standard work, recognize waste, improve coaching, understand flow and value, and improve efficiency.

The workshop will be conducted virtually in six modules via Microsoft Teams. Each module will be two-hours long and include 90 minutes of lessons and up to 30 minutes for reviews, feedback and Q & A.



While the workshop emphasizes tools and techniques, significant time will be spent on how to think through a problem independently and with others. Ultimately, the sustainability of any organization’s continuous improvement effort must be more than tools in search of problems. It must be ingrained into the way we think and behave every day.

Participants will gain skills to lead continuous improvement with more confidence and understanding. Organizations who believe employees are their most precious asset know the importance of making a commitment to training and development. This combination of commitment and training leads to a true problem-solving culture.

Meet your presenter


Tom Groth

Tom has more than 30 years of experience in continuous improvement, project management, new product development, and training. He is leading Optima’s continuous improvement alliance in Southern Wisconsin facilitating member tours, best practice sharing, and education. Tom is a master facilitator striving to solve problems through balanced participation of cross-functional teams. He has led successful continuous improvement programs in multiple industries including life sciences, drug development, insurance, personal care research & development, and public utility.