The intent of the program is to help leaders understand the basic principles of Lean including its impact on problem solving, leadership, engagement and culture. Following the completion of this program, leaders will be able to identify waste, manage projects efficiently, utilize Lean tools, engage and empowering their staff, and develop a team of change agents. The impact of this program has potential to spark positive change within departments, across various levels of patient care and ultimately your overall culture.
The current Lean Residency Program is being held Nov 2022 - March 2023. See schedule of session content below.
Four 2-day and one 1-day learning sessions, plus three 3-hr virtual coaching sessions.
The first day of each session is held from 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and the second day from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Understand the principles of Lean including its impact on problem solving, leadership, engagement and culture
- Identify and use Lean tools that help aid in problem solving
- Discover how to empower and coach staff to utilize the Lean tools
- Understand how to engage staff in owning their work and using the tools to improve their work
- Identify leadership skills needed to create highly engaged teams
- Differentiate what it means to lead versus manage others
- Identify your social style, how it impacts your leadership style and how to engage team members and work collaboratively with others