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Outpace the Competition with Proven Operations Techniques

Mini Master of the Lean Enterprise

Learn how to identify waste, develop strategic action plans and lead change management for your organization with the Mini Master of the Lean Enterprise from St. Thomas.

Global competition has dramatically increased the pace of business. Each step that goes into delivering products or services to the market is critical. Organizations must create value for customers while streamlining processes and reducing waste. That is what running a Lean company is all about. 

Continuous improvement is an important part of lean operations and also in learning. This program is currently under review and will be redeveloped. Let us know you are interested in receiving updates on this program by requesting information. 

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Contact Alison Thompson, program manager. She can help you determine if this program is the right fit for you, and answer any questions you have.


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Is This Program Right for You?

The Mini Master of the Lean Enterprise program is designed for professionals at any level who:

  • Need proven strategies that keep the organization running efficiently and effectively
  • Are responsible for improving business operations

Common job titles of program participants include:

  • Operations Manager
  • Director of Managed Services
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Value-Stream Manager
  • Lean Coordinator
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Corporate Industrial Engineer
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Estimator
  • Lean Consultant
  • Vice President for Supply Chain and Production
  • Manufacturing Engineer Lean Processes
  • Senior Advanced Lean Practitioner
  • Lean Business Systems Manager
  • Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

The program is also an excellent choice for anyone looking to change or advance their career.

Benefits of This Program

Identify Waste

Learn how value stream mapping can lead to improved productivity and efficiency.

Develop an Action Plan

Utilize tools and data to support your organization's strategic objectives.

Understand Change Management

Develop a Lean culture within your organization to help support your priorities.

Gain Practice

Complete a hands-on simulation to emulate real life scenarios using Lean techniques.

Take the Next Step

St. Thomas Executive Education programs give you cutting-edge, practical knowledge and real-world skills you can apply at work the very next day. Gain the tools and techniques to be a more effective, strategic leader.
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