Lean Healthcare Summit 2019
LEAN SUMMIT AFRICA
To encourage the African lean community to advance their lean thinking and practice and to collaborate and network with like-minded improvement enthusiasts.
Bringing the African lean community together
Our annual lean conference alternates between the Lean Summit Africa and Lean Healthcare Summit. This event brings you, our community, together to learn, share and energise your lean effort.
Gathering the best lean stories
We curate and vet our speakers to deliver a diverse and relevant programme to enrich your learning journey. Drawing on renowned, international speakers such as Jim Womack, Dan Jones, John Shook, Mike Rother, Michael Ballé and John Toussaint, our Summit is unique and we invite you to join us.
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