Aileron – W Edwards Deming Institute
In partnership with Aileron, the W. Edwards Deming Institute® offers a new 6-hour immersion program for leaders at all levels of management to focus on the foundations of teamwork and the connecting power and financial potential this provides to all organizations.
Business Improvements in Universities
Conference held mainly in Melbourne, Australia. Attendees typically senior staff and continuous improvement practitioners predominantly from universities in Australia and New Zealand.
Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education
Annual conference held in the USA where continuous improvement is regularly included. Attendees include educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and policymakers dedicated to accelerating improvement in education.
ELEC (European Lean Educators Conference)
Annual conference held throughout Europe. Attendees are predominantly Europe-based trainers, coaches, professors and teachers from industry, academia, and government organizations.
Free Lean Site
Many free resources with downloadable training modules.
Large number of teaching and training resources, including many videos, mainly available on a commercial basis.
Kaizen Team Leader's Manual
Manual (with editable forms) developed by Bob Emiliani for leading a kaizen/rapid improvement event
Annual conferences that are planned for various locations throughout Europe. The focus in on the development of a deliberate, scientific-thinking culture that fosters individual skills development and aligned organizational capability.
LH Martin Institute
Annual conference held in various cities throughout Australia. Typical attendees include senior staff and continuous improvement practitioners from Australian universities.
Lean Enterprise Academy
Mission is to deepen the understanding of Lean and to spread Lean to every sector and activity.
Lean Enterprise Institute
Mission to make things better through Lean thinking and practice. Includes a Lean forum.
Annual conference rotated through its continental divisions of Americas, Australasia and Europe. Attendees include Lean and continuous improvement practitioners and researchers from universities throughout the world.
Range of Lean resources designed to help make services simpler, faster, better, and less costly.
Educational materials and blog by Pascal Dennis, a Lean author and former Toyota Lean practitioner.
A collection of Lean games and simulations, videos, and blog posts.
Lean Six Sigma in Higher Education
Conference held biannually, usually in the UK but has been held in Netherlands and the USA. Typical attendees include continuous improvement practitioners and researchers as well as HE administrators and academicians.
NACUBO Annual Meeting
Annual conference of National Association of College and University Business Officers, coupled with the NCCI annual conference, where continuous improvement is regularly included. Attendees predominantly HE business officers and other senior staff.
NCCI Annual Conference
Annual conference for Network for Change and Continuous Innovation, held in North American usually in the USA. Attended by continuous improvement practitioners predominantly from North American universities.
Shared Services for Higher Education
Focus on shared services with continuous improvement related presentations. Higher education attendees predominantly USA senior through mid-level management.
Part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. Aside from administering the Shingo Prize, the Shingo Institute additionally creates and licenses educational workshops, organizes study tours, offers an executive education program, and hosts an annual conference.