Lean in the Office Workshop


Date: 28th February 2018

Cost: ICBE Member fee €195   Non-Member fee €245

Facilitator: Noel Hennessy (MD Practical Lean Solutions)

Location: TBC

Programme Overview

An interactive one day workshop where participants will learn the five lean principles and how they can be applied within an administrative workplace. The program delivery will be through a combination of presentations, work-book, break-out sessions and video excerpts.


Learning Outcomes

Attendees will have a fundamental understanding of the most commonly used lean tools & systems. This will enable them to begin using these tools & systems in their workplace immediately.

Who is the course for

This is an introductory course specifically aimed at employees working in administration.



1, Lean principles & Seven Wastes

2, Five S

3, Visual Management

4, Lean Gemba Meetings

5, Standard Work

6, Mapping

7, Problem Solving

Trainer Profile & Logo & Website

Noel Hennessey is the founder of Practical Lean Solutions www.practicalleansolutions.com, and has over 20 years’ experience of implementing C. I. programmes. In his role as Enterprise Excellence Director at his former employer Lake Region Medical Noel led the company to achieve Shingo Bronze Medallion status in 2012. In 2015 Noel’s responsibilities were expanded to include plants in France, Germany and Malaysia. He received his MSc in Lean Operations from Cardiff University in 2007 and has recently completed a Doctorate in Business Administration at Waterford Institute of Technology which explored the relationship between C.I. and Employee Engagement.



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