- April 24-25, 2019 (London, UK)
- September 25-26, 2019 (Seattle, WA)
$2000 per participant
Organizations need a workforce that is innovative, adaptive and nimble to meet industry changes and challenges. However, when it comes to developing this capability in staff, it can be difficult to know where to start. Participants will learn how to develop a pipeline of ideas within their environment directed at current issues, goals or opportunities, as well as methods of testing and implementing promising solutions.
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Credits or Certifications
Virginia Mason Institute Certificate of Completion
- Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle, Washington
- At your organization
Develop an idea pipeline
Promoting a culture of innovation creates a continuous stream of new ideas from the individuals who are closest to the work at your organization. Promising solutions and ideas for improvement can be quickly tested, refined and implemented to benefit the organization and to improve the quality and efficiency of services delivered.
Direct creativity towards solutions
A culture of innovation gives staff a sense of purpose beyond profits, and the ability to contribute meaningful solutions to advance organizational goals. Whether you are a leader of your organization or a team member innovation can help you stay ahead of the curve, and build a team of more adaptive, creative and innovative professionals.
Participants will learn how to:
• Support a culture of innovation and its behavioral characteristics
• Facilitate creative idea generation and implementation
• Learn to think differently about existing challenges and opportunities
• Apply a common language and tool set to innovation exercises
• Create realistic, actionable steps towards sustaining long-term improvements
Benefits for your organization
Whether you are a leader of your organization or a team member, innovation can help you stay ahead of the curve and build a team of more adaptive, creative and innovative professionals.
Participants will be able to help their organizations to:
• Adapt to changing market demands
• Deliver better services to your patients
• Improve the engagement and operations of your team
• Benefit from a continuous stream of new ideas and potential solutions
• Increase employee satisfaction
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Executive Lean Leadership Retreat
Our executive learning experience explores lean methods, the connection between systemwide respect and safety, and the essential leadership qualities necessary for transformation: transparency, visibility and a sense of urgency.
Our customized learning experience not only details Virginia Mason’s history of successfully applying its patient-centered lean tools and methods to health care, but also addresses the participating organization’s specific challenges and opportunities.
Foundations of Lean in Health Care
Learn the foundations of lean, key terminology, essential concepts and the tools to implement them in your health care organization to produce value-creating processes and eliminate waste — all in pursuit of the perfect patient experience.
Advanced Lean Training
This intensive learning experience uses hands-on exercises to enable participants to deepen their lean learning, refine their skills and build the capacity to teach, coach and mentor others in the tools and methods of a lean management system.