There are no current course offerings with the OU Lean Diversification Program.
Please contact Joan Carleton at (586) 884-9324 or macINC@oakland.edu
for inquiries and information.
The Oakland University Lean Diversification Program was designed to educate key personnel in your organization about Lean principles to make your organization ready for diversification.
Its purpose is to put perspectives, tools and Lean thinking at your disposal so that you are able to help your organization improve internally first, in preparation to proactively and efficiently make the transition when and if it is appropriate.
The program is led by industry experts who can provide your company with the techniques necessary to make strategic decisions about diversification and, most importantly, develop employees to be key contributors and analytical thinkers in growth strategies.
Offered to companies throughout the southeast Michigan region, the training program can help your leadership and staff learn to improve and align processes while effectively using resources for success.
Principles addressed include:
The program stresses a mindset of continuous improvement, with respect for the roles of people throughout an organization.
Please view our video below to learn more about the program:
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The Lean philosophy focuses on developing excellence and innovation by identifying what is of highest value to stakeholders and customers, and then allocating resources to achieve these goals while eliminating waste. Lean learning guides organizations toward a new way of thinking, including:
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Both Black Belt and Green Belt certificates require the completion of a project that demonstrates the concepts of Lean and makes an impact on the business.
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For more information on the OU Lean Diversification Program, contact the Macomb-OU INCubator at (586) 884-9320 or macINC@oakland.edu.