ILC and CIRAS bringing Mike Hoseus back to Iowa
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ILC and CIRAS Bringing
Mike Hoseus Back to Iowa

We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with CIRAS to offer a 1- or 3-day 
workshop opportunity with Mike Hoseus, Executive Director of the Center for Quality People and Organizations, President of Lean Culture Enterprise and the Co-author of "Toyota Culture".  

Join us for "How to Build the Next Generation Lean: Implementation Steps for the Strategic Daily Management System" on April 8, 9 & 10. 

Choose to attend the 1-day workshop with Mike or choose a more intensive experience with the 3-day workshop.  Day 1 will be held at the FFA Enrichment Center on the DMACC campus in Ankeny.  Days 2 and 3 are limited to 25 attendees and will be held at Kreg Tool in Huxley.  You must attend day 1 to attend days 2 and 3

Day 1 will include case studies and hands on experiences in a large group setting while days 2 and 3 will give participants a chance to practice strategy deployment and setting up the Daily Management Development System in the context of an actual organization’s circumstances.

Who should attend (1 day or all 3 days)
CEO, President, Vice-Presidents, Executive Leaders, General Managers, Lean Leaders, and any one facilitating change within your organization who understands the importance of going beyond tools to creating effective management systems and processes in order to set the basis for creating a sustainable Lean culture.
Learn More
LEAN 101 Simulation at 
DMACC Southridge Center in Des Moines
March 18th

Just a few seats remain for the Lean 101 Simulation event on March 18.  This is a one-day class for those interested in learning and experiencing Lean concepts to improve their work processes and quality.  This event will use a structured simulation to teach the importance of improving processes and information flow within a work environment.  This event is FREE for ILC Members!  REGISTER TODAY! 

Welcome New Members!

Organizational Member:
  • Swan Creek Cabinet Co - Boone
Individual Members:
  • Christie Schaefer
  • Christina Custer
  • Curt Wymer
  • Mary Kunce
  • Mary Ducar
  • Jean Sherwin
Upcoming Events on the
Calendar of Shared Events

ILC members, don't forget to check the Calendar of Shared Events for great training opportunities offered by other ILC members.  Pella Corp and Alliant Energy are offering in-house trainings in March and are holding 2 seats at these events for ILC members at NO COST.  Our member community colleges have also added many paid training opportunities to the calendar.  Don't miss out on this great member benefit!


Upcoming Events

Pella Corp Event (w/tour)
March 6, 2014
Waiting list

Lean 101 Simulation
 (Des Moines)
March 18, 2014

Mike Hoseus Event
(Ankeny and Huxley)
April 8-10, 2014

Lean 101 Simulation
Vantec, INC     (Webster City)
May 15, 2014

Basic Lean Flow Simulation
Rockwell Collins
(Cedar Rapids)
June 24, 2014

Improvement Kata Event
July 16, 2014

 ILC membership offers a tremendous value by connecting you to companies, organizations and individuals using Lean to improve performance.  Membership provides free access to ILC events and more.  Whether you are just starting your Lean journey or have considerable Lean experience, you will find valuable learning opportunities that help you move forward in your journey.  Learn more now and join for the 2014 calendar year!

There are new Lean job opportunities posted in the Member's Only Area of the ILC website.  Have a job to post?  Contact the ILC Coordinator.

ILC Call for Presenters Online Form

The ILC is always looking for presenters to partner with us to bring quality events to the ILC Membership.  Would you like to be considered as a presenter for an upcoming event?  

CLICK HERE to complete our NEW Call for Presenters Form and you will be added to our database.


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