NH Lean Network Meeting

Please join us for our quarterly Lean Network Meeting today, Friday, September 15 from 1:30-3:30 PM at the Department of Safety (33 Hazen Dr, Concord NH).  We will provide an update from the Lean Executive Committee as well as an fun, interactive demo of Visual Management.  As always, please allow time for networking after the meeting.  If you haven’t already registered, please do so here:

https://das.nh.gov/EventCalendar/EventCalendar.aspx?EventOwner=lean&EventType=all

We’ll see you there!

Friday Forums for Continuing Education

The Bureau of Education & Training (BET) will be offering Friday Forums, a continuing education program for Lean Green and Black Belts.

Each forum will include a workshop about a Lean tool or technique, as well as time for peer problem-solving and idea generation.

Please join us on:

Friday, September 8
9:00-10:30am
BET Training Center, 130 Pembroke Rd. Concord
Workshop topic: “Evaluating value: Red, Green, Yellow…What is Orange?”
No cost, but pre-registration is required – use the self-service calendar on the Lean website http://lean.nh.gov/
Pre-requisite: NH Green Belt or Black Belt program

We’ll be announcing subsequent dates and topics in the near future.

Questions or recommended topics for future forums?  Please contact Kate McGovern at mary.mcgovern@nh.gov.

June 2017 Black Belt Graduates

June 2017 Black Belt Graduation from BET Lean Training Program:

Participants in this ten-session program combined classroom study, mentorship and practical application. Participants examined Lean principles and practices including Shingo, Kata, and Hoshin, and they conducted a capstone project to apply their skills and to understand Lean from an operational and strategic perspective.

Congratulations on your achievements!

 

2017 Black Belt graduating class with BET adjunct faculty member, Kate McGovern.  Pictured Left to Right:  Bill Hurd (University of NH), Joshua Jarvis (Keene State College), Maureen Collopy (Dept. of Health and Human Services), Barbara Bryant (Gateways Community Services), Kate McGovern (Dept. of Administrative Services), Cindy Carrier (Dept. of Health and Human Services), Jennifer Drake-Deese (Keene State College, Michelle Fuller (Keene State College), Chris Ialuna (Dept. of Safety).  Missing from photo:  Kirsten Durzy (Dept. of Health and Human Services)