Center for Operational Excellence (COE)

The Fisher College of Business Center for Operational Excellence connects business leaders and educators driven to achieve competitive advantage through excellent processes across the enterprise. Learn more here...

Upcoming COE speakers announced

COE's event line-up for the final months of the year includes a lean expert and leaders from major global corporations, including:

  • Joe Murli, founder, The Murli Group; author, The Lean Management System
  • Nicholas Pinchuk (pictured, right), chairman/CEO, Snap-On Inc.
  • Joe Zekoski, SVP/CTO, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

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COE Summit 2015: A Look Back

More than 300 process improvement professionals from around the world gathered in Columbus April 8-10 for Leading Through Excellence: COE Summit 2015, the third-annual summit and the largest event in COE history. Take a look back at an incredible three days of learning...

Dates announced for 2016 COE Summit

The Center for Operational Excellence already is gearing up for its fourth-annual Leading Through Excellence summit, set once again for Columbus in the spring. The 2016 event will take place April 12-14.

The 2015 summit, which concluded April 10, featured nearly two-dozen industry leaders and researchers and a dynamic line-up of keynote speakers, including David Marquet, author, Turn the Ship Around!; Huggy Rao, Harvard Business School professor and co-author, Scaling Up Excellence; and (pictured, right) Rich Sheridan, Menlo Innovations CEO and author, Joy Inc.

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