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Lean, an "Operating System" for Your Business (ABPMP)

White Stag Block (University of Oregon)
70 NW Couch St.
Portland, Oregon 97209, US (map)



Lean is not just yet another initiative it is a way of doing business. Done correctly lean provides an "operating system" for your business.

Chris Scherer from OMEP will give an overview of Lean with a quick demo and a local case study. He will describe leans impact on business both in the "office" and on the manufacturing floor. Come spend an interactive and informative evening and learn how lean can help you make your business more sustainable by reducing waste and non value added activities.

Chris Scherer: Chris is Chief Financial Officer for the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership (OMEP) and also carries an active caseload of OMEP clients. In 2002, Chris developed OMEP’s Lean Office and Accounting practice and has extensive experience conducting value stream mapping workshops in manufacturing, non-manufacturing and service settings. Prior to joining OMEP, Chris served as principal for CS Projects, LLC, a consulting practice focused on the development of public-private partnerships. He also held positions of responsibility with the Portland Development Commission (Director of Finance and Information Services) and KPMG Peat Marwick (Manager).

Association of Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP.org) The Association of Business Process Management Professionals is a non-profit, vendor independent professional organization dedicated to the advancement of business process management concepts and its practices. ABPMP is practitioner-oriented and practitioner-led. The mission of the ABPMP is to engage in activities that promote the practice of business process management, has developed a Common Body of Knowledge in this field, and to contribute to the advancement and skill development of professionals who work in this discipline.

Cost: Free, but please RSVP so that we can have enough light snacks for everyone. Please RSVP: Linked-in (http://bit.ly/2jDQUp) Hosted by: University of Oregon Applied Information Management Masters Degree Program. http://aim.uoregon.edu Presented by ABPMP. Association of Business Process Management Professionals: www.abpmp.org