This event enables an organization’s team members to come to our genba (where the work happens) to master skills in kaizen (improvement work) through active participation in a Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW) at Virginia Mason.
What is a Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW)?
An RPIW is a five-day workshop focused on a particular process in which the people who do the work are empowered to eliminate waste and reduce the burden of work. It is designed around the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) method.
Credits or Certifications
Virginia Mason Institute Certificate of Completion
- Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle, Washington
An organization’s team of leaders will be guided by Virginia Mason Institute faculty to lead and participate in a Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW). Participants will apply lean tools and methods to a specific process at Virginia Mason through observation, simulation and testing.
- Participation in extensive idea generation
- Conducting effective observations
- Hands-on simulations and testing
Participants will leave the event with the ability to share improvement ideas to others, a deep knowledge of the Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW) process through direct participation and the ability to translate the learning through RPIWs at their own organization.
Participate in a Genba Kaizen Event
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