Australia

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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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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Which Lean Training delivers a 275% Return on Investment?

  Recently, Leading Edge Group (LEG), with its partner University College Cork (UCC), undertook a review of the projects submitted by students as a core element of their Leading Edge Group/UCC Lean Supply Chain Black Belt certification. The results even took us by surprise! The 83 projects undertaken during that four year period delivered benefits […]

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Lean Healthcare – Building the Business Case

  Healthcare professionals are under increasing pressure to deliver tangible improvements and returns on investment in process, service and clinical redesign projects. For healthcare project leaders and decision-makers, adopting a methodology that is flexible enough to be applied across a range of problem scenarios and processes, yet rigorous enough to deliver definable, measurable performance gains, […]

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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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Two Approaches to Running a Business: Why Lean Practices Win Every Time

Whenever anyone opens up a business and offers a service or a product to customers there are two approaches that can be taken. Either the owner of the business can charge whatever they want for their products and services and work hard to convince customers that their stuff is worth it, or they can simply […]

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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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LEI Group launches a new initiative for Lean practitioners – The Lean Practice Centre

As part of its 2015 re-launch, LEI Group is excited to announce a new initiative aimed at Lean Practitioners, The Lean Practice Centre. The Lean Practice Centre is a resource that supports those involved in implementing Lean projects and initiatives. It provides ongoing access to knowledge, practical application advice and learnings and peer-to-peer networking. It […]

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LEAN Manufacturing Leads to Efficiency Improvements and a Boost in Profits

Effective manufacturing is about taking a variety of different moving parts and sticking them together in a way that makes sense and produces the products you need. It’s vital that all the processes lead to a good final product, but two different facilities can reach the same result in very different ways. Many manufacturing facilities […]

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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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