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Lean Applied to Business Processes

Course Description


Streamlining your business processes is the key to staying agile in the marketplace. This course teaches you how to apply the principles of continuous improvement to the administrative, service and transactional processes that make your organization run. It is designed for knowledge workers at any level who need to identify process wastes and constraints and dramatically increase throughput.


Key Benefits

  • Align your organization’s performance and better achieve its stated strategy, mission and goals.
  • Identify the key administrative wastes and the constraints limiting your organization’s performance.
  • Analyze potential root causes.
  • Apply continuous improvement countermeasures.
  • Increase throughput, eliminate backlogs, reduce costs, improve quality and customer service and create capacity for growth.

Available Industries: Global Supply Chain

Duration & Dates

One week (4.5 days)

  • September 28, 2020 - October 1, 2020

Joe Buckely, Director for Executive Education


This course is offered as an open enrollment course on the UT campus or as a custom course at your preferred location.


William Peterson

Bill Peterson is a Lean best practices teacher and facilitator who draws on over 30 years of hands-on experience using Lean, TOC, Six Sigma, BPR, and other continuous improvement tools to ...



Tuition includes most meals, single-room hotel lodging, on-campus transportation, materials/simulations and professional education credits, where applicable.