Welcome to Continuous Improvement at Waterloo

Continuous Improvement at Waterloo

A Continuous Improvement (CI) culture provides a consistent framework and set of tools for improving processes within the University of Waterloo. It is founded on Lean principles of defining value within work processes and improving operational work. Continuous Improvement principles empower employees to voice their opinion and feedback towards their everyday work and help to foster problem-solvers within a team.

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The University of Regina’s and the University of Waterloo’s Lean/Continuous Improvement (CI) communities have launched the Lean HE Canada network to provide university and college Lean/CI practitioners and those interested with an opportunity to network and share best practices in the higher education sector to meet the demand of Lean/CI in Canada.

The Office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources is excited to announce the successful launch of a University wide Continuous Improvement (CI) and Change Management (CM) Community of Practice. To further develop institutional CI/CM expertise, the CoP aims to provide a supportive space for those seeking to learn more about CI and CM or, those who are already working on similar initiatives.