Available dates

Oct 19—23, 2020
5 days
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
USD 4500
USD 900 per day


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About the course

Winner of the 2014 Outstanding Live CME Activity Award by the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions

This award-winning workshop is an applications-oriented course designed specifically for healthcare professionals. It uses a mix of lectures, hands-on case analyses, experiential role-playing three-phased simulation, and small interactive group sessions to teach the principles of lean transformation in the hospital setting.

Key Benefits

  • Learn how to implement Lean principles.
  • Understand the root causes of operational dysfunction.
  • Gain new perspectives on operational improvement.
  • Identify high-leverage areas for improvement.
  • Identify and use the most common Lean tools for improvement.
  • Understand the role of human and organizational elements in implementing and sustaining a Lean transformation.
  • Earn 32 AMA PRA Category 1 credits, contact hours, or CEUs.

Trust the experts

Keith Leitner

Keith A. Leitner is a lecturer in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. In his role at the Graduate and Executive Education area, Keith has created and is the Lead Faculty on several programs including Lean Enterprise Systems Design Institute, Lean for Shop Floor Operatio...


Charles Noon

Charles Noon is a professor in the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics at the University of Tennessee. He teaches in the Physician’s EMBA program, the full-time MBA program, the PhD program, and in a number of executive education programs. His teaching interests include operational im...


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