Government Efficiency

Daily Lean Practices the Washington Way

Course Code: 01-09-GE29

From baby boomers to millennials, today’s workforce demands meaningful and rewarding work. Research done by Deloitte discovered that two thirds of employees feel “overwhelmed” and unengaged. So what can we do about that in Washington State? Agencies and teams can adopt a way of working that offers every team member the opportunity to engage in meaningful and rewarding daily Lean practices. In this course you’ll learn how daily huddles, visual management and a powerful tool called personal kanban can bring clarity, participation, accountability and a sense of accomplishment for each team member. You’ll see and hear examples from state employees and walk away with your own personal kanban tool to get you started.


Performance Objectives:  Upon completion of this course you should be able to:


  • Begin applying basic Lean tools to your daily work.


Intended Audience: State Employees