University of Tennessee

Executive Education

Short Courses

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Lean for Healthcare: Scheduled and Ambulatory Settings

Course Description

Lean for Healthcare: This newly designed course addresses the complexity of ambulatory and scheduled settings. Attendees will learn to use Lean “tools of the trade” to ease the three-way tug of war between meeting patient needs, making the budget work, and taking care of your staff. Click here to learn more.

Key Benefits

  • Identify and eliminate waste from your organization’s value stream.
  • Understand operational dysfunction and how to identify high-leverage areas for improvement.
  • Understand the human role and organization elements in implementing and sustaining a Lean transformation.
  • Develop a road map to begin or accelerate a Lean transformation.

Available Industries: Healthcare

Duration & Dates

This is a generally a two and a half day course, but can be customized for your team. Please contact us for more information.
The dates of this course are customizable. Please contact us for more information.

Please call +1 (865) 974-5001 for more information.


This course is currently offered as a public course at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Content can be customized and delivered in Knoxville or a location of your choice.


Keith Leitner

Keith A. Leitner is a lecturer in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. In his role at the Graduate and Executive Education area, Keith has created…


$2,500 per participant for the open enrollment offering for March 25-27