Center for Operational Excellence

At COE, we work alongside our members to foster a problem-solving culture that’s grounded in tried-and-true operational excellence tools, and that’s constant and far-reaching. We’re here to help you drive changes in behavior—so that operational excellence becomes a goal in every process, start to finish. Learn more ...

COE Summit 2017 is sold out! Waitlist available

coe summit team pit crewRegistration has sold out for COE's signature annual event, a three-day deep dive into problem-solving and leadership development that will bring together more than 400 process excellence leaders from around the country in Columbus, Ohio, April 11-13. Requests for seats are now being taken on a waitlisted basis, which you can join by visiting our official summit website. Waitlist requests will be granted on a rolling basis up until the final days prior to the event and awarded with priority given to companies with fewer than five attendees currently registered.

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L Brands CEO Wexner shares leadership lessons from storied career

les wexner l brandsL Brands Founder, Chairman and CEO Les Wexner headlined a fall COE leadership seminar that attracted nearly 300 attendees, making it the largest of its kind in center’s nearly 25-year history. Here’s a look back at some of his best insights over a wide-ranging discussion that covered his personal philosophy on leadership – what he called “a lifetime executive education program you have to master for yourself” – along with his outlook on the retail business and his verdict on crucial past decisions he’s made.

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Peg Pennington
Executive Director, COE