OEN Workshop Series: Lean Fundamentals – Work Smarter, Not Harder


Are you an entrepreneur with limited time and resources? Whether you’re a manufacturer or service provider, lean fundamentals will help you make the most of what your have while increasing efficiency, creativity, teamwork, and quality. In this joint workshop series with Mercy Corps Northwest and Portland Made, learn how to run your business in a way that:

  • Breeds creativity for you and your employees
  • Embraces and encourages more productive teamwork
  • Increases the quality of your work
  • Decreases turnaround time
  • Reduces your space, inventory, inboxes, to-do’s, and time to the bare minimum needed

You can start implementing the concepts and tools you learn the moment you leave!


This workshop will be conducted in two, two-hour sessions on Wednesday, August 3 and Wednesday, August 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $40 for OEN or Portland Made members and $55 for non-members. (Not yet an OEN member? Join now to enjoy our member discounts and other benefits!)

*Sorry, no refunds*

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Workshop Leader

Kjell van Zoen will moderate our June 2016 PubTalk on LeanKjell van Zoen is a lean business consultant focused on small makers/manufacturers. He adopted lean while growing and running his own maker business (Plywerk) from 2006 through Jan 2016. He is a brand ambassador for Portland Made and speaks about lean, green and local manufacturing.

August 3, 2016 6:00 PM
August 10, 2016 8:00 PM
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Mercy Corps Northwest
43 SW Naito Pkwy
Megan O'Leary
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