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Lean- Flavour of the Month or Major Contributor to Success? Watch Webinar

“Lean – Flavour of the Month? Or Major Contributor to Success?” In this webinar, Larry Cote, President, Lean Advisors Inc. shares an objective assessment of Lean 15 years after the concept was coined ‘Lean”. ┬áHe highlights his own experiences as … Continue reading

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University Reduces Procurement Processing Time by 50%

The University of Texas Pan American (UTPA) encourages students to Prepare, Discover, Transform. In this regard, the University is wildly successful. It is consistently ranked among the top 100 best US colleges for Hispanic students, and is 2nd in the nation for the number of bachelors degrees awarded. All that success is contagious, UTPA attracts talented academics from around the world to research and teach in its Edinburg, TX campus. But this success comes at a price. The University Infrastructure, which was adequate for a small regional college, now struggled to support the demands of the increased volume of a growing regional University.Without increasing costs or headcount, they were able to bring the lead time for the procurement process down by almost 50%! Read More Continue reading

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February Complimentary Webinar: Applying Lean Principles to Education- Join Us

Universities and Colleges represent an immense opportunity for the application of Lean Concepts. Lean Advisors Inc. Senior Advisor Sav Pota P.Eng, will share his insights on how Lean principles and practices apply to educational processes. He will also provide highlights from his own experiences in higher education, including success examples, lessons learned, and advice on how to best engage university/college staff in order to create a culture of continuous process improvement to achieve the most effective and efficient results. Continue reading

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Lean Advisors Chosen to Partner with Assiniboine Community College

Lean Advisors is pleased to announce they have been chosen to partner with Assiniboine Community College for the College’s Process Improvement Initiative.
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Algonquin College Continues its Lean Journey

The Algonquin College Lean effort, which began in 2005, continues to make inroads. Department maximizes their outreach activities without increasing wait times for face-to-face sessions. Continue reading

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