All Extension faculty and staff are invited to two webinars in March.
"Process Improvement: LEAN 101"
10 to 11 a.m., March 11
Presenter: Toni Smith, education director, Association of Minnesota Counties
Lean management has long been used to eliminate waste in work processes in manufacturing and is now becoming quite popular in the public sector and Minnesota counties. The webinar will give you some basics about Lean, show how counties are using the techniques and provide information for additional Lean training.
"Rewriting the Rural Narrative"
1 to 2 p.m., March 12
Presenter: Ben Winchester, Extension research fellow, Center for Community Vitality
The story of rural America since 1970 is rich and diverse, with positive trends occurring under the radar. Learn how these important positive changes that have been occurring across the rural landscape require us to rewrite the narrative of rural community change.
Organization & Program Development Specialist