Lean Café - sharing lean thinking in a friendly atmosphere
The EU-Japan Centre invites you to join us at our virtual Lean Café. We hold occasional sessions (via Zoom) to discuss and share lean thinking. There are no participation costs, but you do need to sign up in advance. 536 people attended the first 12 Lean Café sessions.
Lean Café sessions are only open to people working for companies or organisations registered in an EU27 member-state or in Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway.
We are currently planning future sessions of the Lean Café and when they are confirmed we will post details of them on this page and also let anyone who has registered with the Café know.
In the meantime, why not "get back to the Gemba" and join us for a physical Lean in Europe visit?
Access recordings and presentations from previous sessions in the Lean Café Archive.
The most recent Lean Café session took place on 10 June and addressed supply chain issues and ensuring agile responses in a volatile environment, with TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH as the featured company. You can watch the session again here.
The 12 Lean Café sessions to date featured TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH; Raiffeisen-Landesbank (RLB) Steiermark; Mondelēz International; CNH Industrial; SpoluWorks and Effectivity; Lyreco UK & Ireland; the Irish National Treasury Management Agency; Opex Performance Solutions Ltd; Tetra Pak; Shinka Managament; Jaguar Land Rover Limited and the Toyota Lean Management Centre.
The Lean Café is just one of a range of lean activities the EU-Japan Centre offers.
Find out the connection between lean tools and Japan and learn about our various lean activities in this 4-minute video.