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Please note: These courses are available only to State of Ohio employees working at a State Agency, Board, or Commission.  We are currently unable to offer these classes to those who work for a public university, a local government, or the private sector.  For programs currently offered to employees of local governments, schools, and public universities, please click here.


LeanOhio Boot Camp: Transforming the Public Sector

This intensive week-long training gets people learning and using Lean methods and tools. The entire program is tailored to the public-sector workplace and public-sector processes. Included is an in-depth simulation involving a prototypical agency, so participants build their toolkits by way of a real-world situation. 

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.

(Note: Yellow Belt training is not required as a prerequisite for LeanOhio Boot Camp.)

When LeanOhio Boot Camp participants complete their week of training, they are newly equipped to:

• Scope an improvement project
• Make invisible processes visible so they can be dramatically simplified
• Be an effective improvement team member
• Identify the leading causes of waste
• Eliminate batching and other enemies of speed
• Decrease the complexity of processes and eliminate unneeded steps
• Develop requirements for an efficient process before implementing IT solutions
• Create a dashboard of visual data to easily measure progress


Training topics include:

• SIPOC
• Project selection and scoping
• Process mapping
• Waste
• Data collection and display
• Standard work
• Batching
• 5S
• Poka-Yoke
• Team management
• Visual management
• Change management
• Understanding your customers
• Additional tools


        Participants also receive:

• LeanOhio Boot Camp manual
• Lean Tool Kit
• Certificate of Participation
• Access to the LeanOhio Network 
 


LeanOhio Boot Camp was designed by a public-sector team of Lean Six Sigma Black Belts with years of experience in government. Team members have planned, led, and facilitated hundreds of Lean events, including major Kaizen events that have saved millions of dollars.
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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

Green Belt, Black Belt
Denae Kotheimer
Denae.Kotheimer@das.ohio.gov 
1-614-728-2994

Upcoming Sessions:
Click here for the LeanOhio Calendar

Ready to Print:
Download a 1-page course overview (PDF)

Links:
LeanOhio Training – home
LeanOhio Boot Camp
Green Belt Training
Black Belt Training
 

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