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Infographic – Is Lean Training and Education Worth the Investment?

Infographic showing the highlights of our recent Survey Report – “The Impact of Lean Education”

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Reducing hospital wait times

Waiting times in hospital emergency departments could be cut with the introduction of Lean Management and Six Sigma techniques according to new Australian research.  more» 

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LEI Group welcomes in 2015 with a new name, a new website and a Country Manager.

It has been a busy end to 2014 and start to 2015 for LEI Group. Changing from LEI Group Australia to LEI Group may not seem like much but, in true Lean style, small changes often mask big efforts! Sitting behind this change has been a great team, working very hard to expand our presence […]

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First Nationwide Online Lean Healthcare Green Belt cohort.

We are delighted to announce the first nationwide online Lean Healthcare Green Belt cohort supported and mentored by our clinical and Lean experts. This cohort will be confined to 12 healthcare professionals who register on a first come, first served basis. The program will begin December 3rd, 2014. Your programme features will include: Access to […]

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Conferring of First Cohort of University Certified Lean Black Belt students in GCC States

Joe Aherne, CEO, of the Leading Edge Group, attended the conferring today in Dubai of the first 4 students to receive the Lean Black Belt certification in the GCC states as awarded by the University of Ontario, Institute of Technology. All students are employed by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) which employees a […]

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Attention Lean Consultants/Trainers

The Leading Edge Group business in Australia (LEI Group Australia) is currently expanding its operations and is looking to recruit part-time consultants/trainers with experience in Lean and continuous improvement. We are specifically looking for healthcare, supply chain and services professionals who would like to work with a global consulting company with existing operations in Ireland, […]

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Leading Edge Group Announces Significant New Investment in Australia

The Leading Edge Group today announced a significant investment in developing LEI Group Australia. Joe Aherne will be responsible for managing the strategic development of the Australian Division and will spend considerable time in Melbourne supporting the healthcare and supply chain sectors. Joe commented “We have a very close relationship with our national Australian partners […]

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Meeting the new Consulate General to Australia

Joe Aherne, CEO, of the Leading Edge Group presenting to a group of select healthcare professionals, Irish dignitaries and Australian Government representatives in Melbourne this week. Joe Aherne, CEO, of the Leading Edge Group and the Irish Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, meeting the new Consulate General to Australia, Jane Connolly in […]

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Leading Edge Group at the Trade and Investment Mission organised by Enterprise Ireland in association with IDA Ireland

Pat Byrne, Director, Leading Edge Group, Irish Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, and Joe Aherne, CEO, Leading Edge Group at the Trade & Investment Mission organised by the Global Sourcing team at Enterprise Ireland in association with IDA Ireland. The purpose of the Mission was to facilitate networking opportunities between Enterprise […]

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New Board Member Appointment- Pat Byrne, Company Director

Leading Edge Group are delighted to announce the appointment of Pat Byrne as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of the Leading Edge Group. Pat is an expert advisor to SME’s and Multinationals with over 35 years’ experience of working with companies to accelerate the delivery of their business growth plans. He has […]

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Leading Edge Group Announces 10 New Jobs and New Director

Sustained Growth Leads to Expansion at LEAN Business Firm Cork, 24 May 2016:Business transformation consulting firm, Leading Edge Group, has announced the appointment of a new non-Executive Director Pat Byrne as well as the creation of 10 jobs in 2016. With offices in Canada and Australia, the Cork-based firm operates an international consultancy in the […]

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CPD Now Available for Lean Healthcare Green Belt Programs

Our Lean Healthcare Online Green Belt has now been accredited by the CPD Standards Office. All participants will receive a CPD Certificate of Attendance, which they can subsequently use within their formal CPD record for a professional body, institute or employer. LEI Group would encourage all participants to use their attendance on this course within […]

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Lean Pharmacy Awards 2015

The Leading Edge Group, in conjunction with our sponsor Pfizer Ireland, delivered a number of Pharmacy training programmes in Cork and Dublin during 2015. The participants represented a large section of the Hospital Pharmacy sector in Ireland and all were successful in achieving Lean Yellow Belt Certification. We were delighted to also present Certificates of […]

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Lean in Finance and Services: Success can be contagious!

In recent years Lean Thinking, once the mainstay of the manufacturing plant, has gained widespread acceptance and acclaim in the services sector. In the face of budget pressures, Financial Service Providers, Internal Finance Functions, Business Process Outsourcing, Contact Centres and Other Customer Service providers are turning to Lean to improve their level of overall customer […]

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Lowering Healthcare Costs without lowering Quality Standards through adopting Lean Thinking

Are we worried that current pressures to reduce expenditure in Healthcare will impact on the quality of service that is offered to patients? Absolutely we are! In an effort to significantly reduce and stabilise expenditure without affecting quality standards, Healthcare organisations all over the world are looking to Lean Thinking and Principles to reduce waste […]

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Australia’s New Online Health Economics Course

LEI Group and The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) have come together to offer Australia’s premium online course in Health Economics.Certified by the University of Ontario, one of Canada’s leading Universities, this course provides graduates with the essential skills to analyse and evaluate typical resource allocation problems, involving health and healthcare. Upon completion, participants […]

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Strategic Healthcare Partnership Announced in Canberra

LEI Group and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) have announced a renewed strategic arrangement that became operational on April 1st 2016. On the back of very strong performance of working together in 2014 and 2015, this renewed agreement aims to maximise benefits to our customers. Joe Aherne, CEO Leading Edge Group (parent company […]

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Improvements in Construction Performance

More and more customers within the construction sector are expecting higher performance, best quality and the lowest cost. Therefore, all players in the sector need to be more competitive through projects that are delivered on time; on budget with best in class standards of worksite safety and process efficiencies. This can be achieved through the […]

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New Melbourne Appointment

We are delighted to announce the appointment of  Lucrecia Cruz who will support the teaching of our new program – Understanding and Applying Health Economics Tools and Techniques Course. A general physician and allied health professional, Lucrecia has a broad interest in public health topics. Now based in Melbourne, Lucrecia has previously worked in Central […]

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Breakthrough Agreement with Top Australian University

The Leading Edge Group has signed an agreement with Swinburne University of Technology to certify our suite of Lean Belt programmes. In addition, both parties are finalising arrangements for embedding these Lean Belts in relevant Swinburne curricula. For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring […]

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How Lean Education is Impacting Healthcare

Lean education can have a serious impact on how healthcare is executed and provided. But why is this exactly and how can this be seen? Let us take a closer look at lean education and find out! What Is Lean Education? The Lean Education Program is a broad spectrum of courses provided for the healthcare […]

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Opportunities for Healthcare Trainers and Consultants with Lean Continuous Improvement and Re-design Experience!

LEI Group is the Australasian arm of Leading Edge Group, a global leader in the provision of specialist Healthcare training and consulting services in Lean Thinking and Practices, Continuous and Process Improvement, Service Re-Design and Organisational Transformation. Due to ongoing expansion, we are seeking to expand our base of independent trainers and consultants across Australia. […]

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Opportunities for Lean and Continuous Improvement Practitioners and Trainers!

LEI Group is the Australasian arm of Leading Edge Group, a global leader in the provision of training and consulting services in Lean Thinking and Practices, Continuous and Process Improvement and Business Transformation initiatives. We work across multiple sectors but have a strong reputation and specialism in Lean Supply Chain, Operations and Logistics. We also […]

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What can Lean Construction do for you?

What can Lean Construction do for you? –the intent, through Lean training and/or consulting support, is to develop the techniques and understanding within your business to optimise your resources, delight your customers, decrease your costs and increase productivity. Adopting the principles of Lean (identifying customer value, making the value flow and eliminating waste) into construction processes […]

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NEW! Learn how to improve warehouse performance using Lean tools and techniques.

Lean Warehouse Management – 1 Day Programme. May 5th, Sydney This new 1-day programme, developed and delivered by LEI Group Australia, will demonstrate how warehouse operations are a key enabler to successful supply chain implementation and, in many cases, the starting point for supply chain transformations. Applying Lean Thinking in a warehouse environment refers to […]

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Benefits of Lean Certification

Lean certification is a process and knowledge base which can greatly benefit any individual or business. When undertaking a Lean certification course, one develops some outstanding personal qualities, as well as learning some excellence techniques in order to improve processes within your workplace. When talking about the benefits of Lean certification, it is organisational qualities […]

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Case Study – Increasing capacity in the face of resource constraints!

Read how LEG deployed Lean tools and techniques to help a Canadian Health Authority increase capacity in its hospital pharmacies despite facing serious resource constraints. Click Here for Case Study

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