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Friday, April 5, 2019

Waterloo Residences and St. Jerome’s present continuous improvement case studies

On March 29, 2019, 80 employees attended a Continuous Improvement (CI) workshop hosted by Human Resources. Ryan King, Manager, Housing Occupancy and Operations, and Kierra Cali, Operations Project Manager from St. Jerome’s University presented on continuous improvement projects they have implemented in their departments.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

2018 Year in Review: CI at the University of Waterloo

During 2018, the University of Waterloo began to ramp up continuous improvement (CI) initiatives which began in 2015 when Waterloo hosted the international Lean in Higher Education Conference.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Kanban Board Workshop held for Waterloo Employees

On October 16th, Human Resources, in partnership with St. Jerome’s University hosted the next in a 2018 series of Lean workshops: Personal Kanban, Mapping your work through Lean.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Human Resources hosts Lean workshop for employees

On June 21st, a Lean workshop, led by Human Resources, was held for University of Waterloo employees. The third Lean workshop on campus this year took employees through practical steps that will allow them to improve processes and reduce inefficiencies in their own departments.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Waterloo hosts a two-day Lean seminar and projects fair for employees

On May 9th, Human Resources at Waterloo hosted a Lean seminar titled “Creating a Culture of Daily Continuous Improvement in Higher Education” and a Lean projects fair for employees. A Lean workshop for leaders and executives was held on May 10th. The seminar and workshop were led by Karyn Ross, co-author of The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizations.

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