Improving Efficiencies and Process Flow: Concepts of LEAN

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Name: Improving Efficiencies and Process Flow: Concepts of LEAN
Date: July 31, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Are you interested in improving the flow of processes while increasing efficiencies within your organization?  If so, please join us on Wednesday, July 31st at 8:30 AM for coffee, pastries and an engaging presentation!

Topics that will be discussed:
  • What is value?
  • Current State vs. Ideal State
  • Root Cause Analysis (AAR-After Action Review, Kaizen, 5 Ways, etc.)
  • 4 Rules of LEAN
  • 5 Principles of LEAN
  • Creating a Learning Organization
About the Presenter:
Michael Stevens from AFS Business Solutions has spent the last two decades in the River Valley working for companies ranging from local based internet and telecommunication companies, Corporately ran global companies, national companies, startups, and family-owned organizations.  Due to his diverse work experience, Michael has gained a wide perspective on businesses and what works and what does not.  During this journey, Michael worked for Simmons Food as a LEAN Coordinator.  This position allowed him to hone his skills in root cause analysis, process improvement and the tenants of LEAN.  Michael is passionate about driving value for organizations and those closest to the process, doing the work and facilitating the flow of business.


Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce
612 Garrison Avenue
Board Room
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, July 31st
8:30-10:00 AM     
Contact Information:
Tonya Sarlls
No fee for Chamber Members
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