Continuing Professional Development for LCS

The LCS is developing a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) component to complement the existing qualifications framework and is inviting members of the lean community to comment on the proposition being developed. The feedback will help inform the development process, as it moves to prototype testing later in the year. How to Provide Feedback...

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New Accreditations & Certifications

9th March 2017

Congratulations to the following newly or re-accredited organisations and Level 3 certifications. LCS Level 3 Certificate of Lean Competency: Paul Macklam, MLGS Consultancies Ltd. Paul has worked in Continuous Improvement roles for the last 30 years. He has been a management consultant for more than half of this time, and prior...

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Case Study Participants Required!

7th March 2017

Assistance is required from inquisitive companies to help in PhD case study research on the supply chain management of Product-Service Systems (PSS). The Proposition PhD researcher and LCS Level 2b Master Lean Coach, Eric Li, is studying the supply chain management of Product-Service Systems (PSS) and he is conducting several...

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Lean Sustainability Research

17th February 2017

Respondents are required to complete a questionnaire on lean sustainability being undertaken by Cardiff University, Swansea University and the Politecnico di Milano Research Focus The research title is Lean Implementation and Sustainable Continuous Improvement: managing internal knowledge stock, employee engagement and employee innovative work behaviour. It aims to investigate the role of...

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New Accreditations

25th January 2017

Congratulations to the following newly or re-accredited organisations. SA Partners SA Partners is one of the longest accredited organisations and well established in the CI consulting and education landscape. It provides a broad range of services on a global basis, including enterprise excellence assessment, training, organisational and business improvement, and coaching. It...

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Level 3 Candidates Success

22nd December 2016

Congratulations to the latest successful Level 3 programme candidates who have been awarded the LCS Level 3 Certificate of Lean Competency, having completed their submission of evidence demonstrating their strategic and transformational implementation capability and in-depth appreciation of lean and related CI knowledge. Paul Macklam, MLGS Consultancies Ltd. Paul has worked in Continuous...

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New Corporate Governance Research Group Launched

21st December 2016

The Cardiff Corporate Governance Research Group was officially launched on Monday 5 December 2016. The Group is multi-disciplinary in nature and includes academics in Accounting, Finance, Law, Taxation and Organisation Studies. The members of the Group are studying a number of important issues and research questions in corporate governance. These...

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Recent Contributors

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David Shaked
Director, Almond Insight
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Sarah Lethbridge
Director of Executive Education
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Simon Elias
Director, Lean Competency System
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James Lascelles
Partner, Baringa Partners
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Neil Bentley
Chief Knowledge Officer and Co-founder of ActiveOps

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