Past Events

line

From one-day seminars to breakfast networking events, COE maintains a busy slate of opportunities for members to hear from key business leaders on the latest in lean, supply chain management, women in leadership, op-ex in technology, and more. Our recent events have included:

ine

 

bulletpoint

Professional Development Meeting: Emerging Technologies

2/21/20: Dan Newman, author of Human/Machine: The future of Our Partnership with Machines, presented on emerging technologies and how to best understand the challenges and opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution, followed by a panel discussion led by COE member companies. Click here  for more details on this event.

bulletpointLean Leaders Benchmarking: Change Management

1/30/20: At our first benchmarking event of 2020, leaders from Crown Equipment, Grange Insurance, and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group presented on how they have navigated through their change journeys. Click here  for more details on this event.

bulletpointWomen's Leadership Forum: Think Fast, Talk Slow

1/17/20: Colleen Niese dove into the art and science behind successful spontaneous speech, examining gender trends and unintentional biases as well as the skills necessary to influence others to achieve a common goal. Click here  for more details on this event.

bulletpointProfessional Development Meeting: Lean in Nonprofits

12/06/19: CEO of Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Continuous Improvement Chief of St. Bernard Project presented on the application of lean principles in non-profits, including work that MBOE students conducted at Mid-Ohio Foodbank. Click here for more details on this event.

bulletpointLean Leaders Benchmarking: Innovation Centers

11/21/19: Hosted at Donato’s Innovation Space, The Edge, this panel (featuring leaders from AEP, WillowWood, Safelite, and The Edge by Donatos) discussed physical innovation spaces and how to innovate with OpEx in mind. Click here for more details on this event.

bulletpointLean 101 Workshop 

11/15/19: Fisher Master of Business Operational Excellence faculty Rick Guba and Jill Treece, experienced leaders of process improvement initiatives in the corporate world, led an interactive workshop that leverages a case study and simulation to highlight foundational principles and tools of lean that work in any industry. Click here for more details on this event.

bulletpointSupply Chain Symposium: Sustainable Supply Chain

10/18/19: This panel forum focused on how sustainability practices intersect with different components of the supply chain, featuring speakers from Patagonia, Anheuser-Busch, DHL, & Advanced Drainage Systems. Click here for more details on this event.

bulletpointIT Leadership Network: Leading a DevOps Transformation

10/8/19: Mike Orzen discussed how to position leaders effectively for a successful DevOps transformation. Click here for more details on this event.

bulletpointLean Leaders Benchmarking: Supply Chain Partnerships

9/26/19: Cardinal Health, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, and Nationwide Children's Hospital presented the results of an extended value-stream mapping collaboration. Click here for more details on this event.