Designed specifically for public and community health, OPHA and Leading Edge Group Lean Sigma Workshops will allow you to strengthen continuous quality improvement and leadership skills to achieve positive change through learning how to integrate Lean and Six Sigma as part of a quality improvement framework.
Specifically designed for public health. Concepts will be illustrated with examples from public health settings
Learn from experts currently working with public health units across Ontario
Receive an internationally recognized certificate in Lean Sigma for Public and Community Health
About the White Belt Workshop
In this introductory workshop, you will gain an understanding of the Lean and Six Sigma quality improvement methodologies and their relevance across public and community health. In doing so, you will be able to distinguish between value-add and waste and identify those Lean and Six Sigma tools that can be applied to achieve sustainable improvement.
OPHA Member $229 (Become a member here!)
General - $259
* Register for White and Yellow to receive 5% discount off registration! Contact us to take advantage of this offer.
*Register for White, Yellow and Green to receive 10% discount off registration! Contact us to take advantage of this offer.
* Registration includes a light breakfast and lunch
Don't miss our other workshops! Learn more about the Yellow Belt and Green Belt.
What past participants said
Great workshop - facilitator was very knowledgeable. Great info - energized to start Lean!"
"Great work! Instructor was excellent, knowledgeable and friendly!"
“Thank you! I found the experiential examples given very helpful in relating the concepts.”
“This was very good and has given me lots of information and ideas on how to take this back to my work place.”
Meet the faculty
Jane Bishop, Director of Health Services for Leading Edge Group, is a registered nurse with over 30 years experience working in the UK, Ireland, USA and Canada. Jane is also a Lean Sigma Master Black Belt. Her expertise has enabled her to work effectively with clinical teams, administrators, service partners and community groups at organizational, regional and provincial levels to achieve positive and sustainable change. Jane has supported a number of district health units in Ontario over the past 18 months. This support has enabled her to develop a strong understanding of the framework that public and community health organizations and professionals in the province are working within as well as the unique challenges involved
Janine LeFort, Director of Education Services for Leading Edge Group, has over 25 years’ experience in process improvement across a variety of sectors. Janine is known for her ability to build and implement cross functional processes and systems through developing effective relationships and utilizing superior knowledge transfer techniques. She is qualified as a Lean Black Belt and, as a forward thinker, is currently completing her Masters in Distance Education at Athabasca University. Most recently, Janine has added value as a Lean facilitator in public health by enabling the successful transition of a genetics program from a district health unit to a hospital. Furthermore, Janine has supported district health units in Ontario through Lean coaching and mentoring. This support has resulted in significant cost savings and increased capacity to enable staff to focus on providing improved services to the public. Janine is also a part-time Professor at George Brown College in Toronto.
About Leading Edge Group
Established in Ireland in 1995 and with international offices in Canada, Australia and the UK, Leading Edge Group is a global leader in the provision of Lean & Six Sigma training, management consulting and change management, delivering strategic and operational improvements for organizations by enhancing customer service and patient care, increasing quality and efficiencies and optimising resources. Learn more here