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LeanOhio Training

The LeanOhio Office provides overview sessions, White Belt Training (see below), Yellow Belt Certification, and Camo Belt Certification (four days). These courses are available to State of Ohio employees working at a State Agency, Board, or Commission. Sessions are led by LeanOhio staff, LeanOhio Network members, and external experts.




Executive Overview Sessions 

Executive overview sessions provide agency leadership with an overview of LeanOhio services along with examples of how LeanOhio is making government simpler, faster, better, and less costly. 


Intended for: 
Leadership in state government
Length: 1-3 hours
Contact: Michael.T.Buerger@das.ohio.gov · 1-614-466-6023




White Belt Training 
This session introduces participants to core Lean Six Sigma concepts. It shifts mindsets from tolerating process problems to addressing those problems and seeking solutions – while pointing the way to improvement opportunities and building interest in furthering people’s Lean learning. Sessions are led by LeanOhio Black Belts. 
Intended forState employees
Length: 3 hours
Prerequisites: none
Scheduling: coordinated with agency leadership or Lean Liaison
Contact: Scot.Burbacher@das.ohio.gov · 1-614-728-8411




Yellow Belt Training

Yellow Belt training is an introductory course for learning about Lean thinking and how it can used to make daily improvements in the workplace. The training will focus on providing tools for attaining and sustaining awareness around Lean Daily Management. 

Intended forState employees
Length: 1 day
Prerequisites: none
Contact: Michael.T.Buerger@das.ohio.gov · 1-614-466-6023

LeanOhio Boot Camp: 
Transforming the Public Sector


LeanOhio Boot Camp is an intensive week-long training that gets people learning and using Lean methods and tools. The entire program is tailored to the public-sector workplace and public-sector processes. This is practical training aimed at generating results. Participants will be able to use their new knowledge and skills immediately – to make government simpler, faster, better, and less costly. (Belt earned after demonstrating use of a Lean tool in the workplace.)
Intended for: State and local government 
Length: 4 days + Project
Prerequisites: none
Project Expectations for state employees attending LeanOhio Boot Camp:  
   Complete one of the following projects:
   • Process improvement project and submission of A3
   • Serving as a fresh perspective during a Kaizen event and submission of A3
Belt earned: Camo (after completing project)
Contact for Boot Camp for state employees: Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov · 1-614-466-6022
Contact for Local Boot Camp: Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov · 1-614-466-6022
• More information about LeanOhio Boot Camp for state employees 
• More information about Local Boot Camp for political subdivisions

Link for instructions on how to enroll for training
 
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Team members
 

Contact the following LeanOhio staff for additional information:

Executive Overview Sessions
Michael Buerger
Michael.T.Buerger@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-466-6023

White Belt Training
Scot Burbacher
Scot.Burbacher@das.ohio.gov
1-614-728-8411

Yellow Belt Training
Michael Buerger
Michael.T.Buerger@das.ohio.gov
1-614-466-6023

LeanOhio Boot Camp
Racquel Graham
Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-466-6022

Upcoming Sessions:
Click here for the LeanOhio Calendar


LeanOhio Boot Camp
Racquel Graham
Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-466-6022

Yellow Belt Training
Racquel Graham
Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-466-6022

Yellow Belt Training
Racquel Graham
Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-466-6022

Yellow Belt Training
Racquel Graham
Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-466-6022

Yellow Belt Training
Racquel Graham
Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-466-6022

Yellow Belt Training
Racquel Graham
Racquel.Graham@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-466-6022