Lean Your Library: How Lean Six Sigma Strategies Can Improve Operations and Save Money for Your Library

You’ve probably heard of businesses getting “Lean” and wondered what its all about and if it applies to all businesses. To be clear: using Lean Six Sigma processes are NOT just for big manufacturers like Toyota! Understanding and applying the basics of Lean can benefit your library through improvements in your processes, procedures and policies!

Taught by Six Sigma Green Belt Ned Parks, learn how Lean will guide you in streamlining your processes, resulting in services that are completed faster and more efficiently using your current resources.

This webinar will introduce you to what Lean Six Sigma is and how you can use it in your organization.

Lean Your Library Part 2: Putting Lean Into Practice

Leaning your library is a process that can help you make improvements to your organization by eliminating waste and streamlining workflow.

In part two of this webinar series, Ned Parks will walk you through a case study of a lean project completed for a public library district in the 1st quarter of 2014. He’ll discuss how the Lean process proceeded with the library district, what the findings of the process evaluation entailed and the recommendations made for improvement.

See first-hand how a lean project can help your library eliminating waste and streamlining processes.

Ned Parks ~ Biography

Ned has been developing and conducting training seminars for libraries and library organizations for more than five years. Ned takes his passion for helping others to find their areas of strength and improvement by providing humor-filled leadership and motivational webinars and seminars on dealing with the challenges of everyday life. Ned takes it one step further – he gives participants tangible ideas they can use as soon as they leave the event.