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Gemba Trips

The classroom provides an excellent platform for learning.  The Lean Manager’s mentoring is enhanced by going to the place where the work is done – “Gemba.”  It is there, through repeated exposure, that they can best learn the three key elements of Standard Work for Managers.  

Those elements are to Manage Flow, Eliminate Waste and to Train Others to do the same. MBOE students take Gemba trips to local companies during many of the on-campus sessions. Students in the MBOE for Health Care will experience Gemba learning in both health care as well as other industrial settings.