Lean Fair 2019 is Jan. 16

Lean Fair topics

Breakout session topics at Miami’s Lean Fair include:

• Campus calendaring

• Student hiring

• Using Lean techniques to improve nursing home care 2.0

• HR transformation

• MyDoors

• EMSS goes Agile

• eShip Global—It’s how we ship

• IT efficiencies

• Drones

• Rumpke

• University advancement

• Games of Lean

Miami employees are invited to attend the LEAN Fair 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Armstrong Student Center. 

The fair’s theme is “Ahead of the Curve,” and it will feature interactive learning, employee enrichment opportunities, peer-to-peer discussions and hands-on simulations through 12 breakout sessions.

There will also be 20 different interactive learning stations focusing on topics that include drones, MUPD safety and Lean educational and interactive games.

President Gregory Crawford, Provost Phyllis Callahan and David Creamer, senior vice president of finance and business services, will deliver opening addresses.

Learn valuable ideas and practices

The event, now in its fifth year, was created to provide information about Lean and to recognize the accomplishments of the employees engaged in Lean projects. Employees are able to take away valuable ideas and practices to use in their daily work lives.

Last year, about 850 representatives from around the university participated.

Get a chance to win an annual parking pass

Those who swipe their ID will receive a voucher ticket for a free meal (up to $8.25 value) good for Jan. 16. Attend a breakout session to validate this ticket.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to win an annual parking pass if they complete a Lean Fair feedback survey. The surveys will be distributed via email after the fair ends.