Lean Boot Camp at JCC

In any workplace, every employee can help reduce a company’s overall costs and improve efficiency by decreasing and/or eliminating waste. This course provides a foundation in Lean practices that are applicable every day, to any role. Appropriate for any type of industry, from manufacturing and private-sector businesses to public service organizations, it prepares participants to contribute to team projects.

The course includes:

  • Fundamentals of the Lean approach and basic Lean tools
  • Value stream map development
  • Problem-solving tools
  • Standard work practices
  • Mistake proofing

Through tips, tools, interactive discussion and hands-on activity, participants will gain the basics to make meaningful performance improvements.

Prerequisite: None

Course Schedule:

Start Date: 11/01/2017
Time: 9:00 am To 4:00 pm
Venue: JCC North County Center, North County Training Center (NCTC)
Room 119

Instructor Bio: Peter Baumgartner, CSSMBB

As UB TCIE’s Operational Excellence Director, Mr. Baumgartner is a resident expert in the Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools who has delivered substantial, validated hard and soft savings across a variety of projects in finance, medical devices, insurance, food services, building materials, publishing, and other service-related industries, as well as manufacturing. He has nearly 10 years of experience with a global company in serving as the lead on a multitude of process improvement project teams that have delivered record performance in yields, cost reduction, quality and safety. With an M.S. in statistics, Mr. Baumgartner has an advanced understanding and application of statistics, and develops the potential in others through helping them understand Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.

Lean Boot Camp


Date(s): 11/1, 11/8, 11/15

Time: 9:00 am To 4:00 pm

Venue: JCC North County Center, North County Training Center (NCTC), Room 119

Format: Classroom Based

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