Lean Process Improvement - In Person

Friday, April 14, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The registration period has closed for this event.


Lean is a set of principles and methods used to identify and eliminate waste in any process. Lean helps organizations improve the speed and quality of their processes by getting rid of unnecessary activity such as document errors, extra process steps, and waiting time. In this workshop, you will learn the basic principles and practices of the Lean methodology. You will also be introduced to the University's Lean Community of Practice and discover how you can collaborate with other Lean practitioners to improve our work processes.

Who Should Attend
University faculty and staff. This course is a part of the Managing High Performing Teams Certificate Program. Prerequisite: Team Dynamics.


Kim Pruitt is the Assistant Director of Organizational Development for the Division of Human Resources.

Registration Instructions

Employees should cancel their registration if they are unable to attend. Participants leaving early, during LEAD or any certificate courses, will not receive credit for attending. If there is an emergency, please notify the instructor.


In consideration of other attendees, we ask that you respect the following guidelines:

Perfumes and Cologne and Other Items with Fragrances

Attendees are asked to refrain from using, wearing, or bringing scented products and materials to training classes. Personal care products such as cologne, perfume, aftershave lotions, scented lotions, and fragranced hair products may cause headaches, upper respiratory symptoms, shortness of breath, and difficulty with concentration in persons with asthma or allergies.

Service and Therapy Animals

The University of South Carolina is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities and fulfilling obligations under State and Federal Law. Persons with disabilities are permitted to bring service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to training programs.

Emotional support animals, therapy animals, and companion animals are not permitted in training classes, except in cases where such animals have been explicitly approved by your supervisor or home department as an accommodation.

Individuals who are attending training classes who are allergic to, or have concerns about, service or therapy animals are encouraged to notify the Office of Organizational and Professional Development in advance of the training to ensure adequate space is provided to mitigate contact with such animals.

The Office of Organizational and Professional Development is committed to providing access to all individuals attending training courses. Please let us know if you require any specific accommodations as a result of a disability by emailing us at hrtrain@mailbox.sc.edu.

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