There are always several Kaizen Events taking place across the Michigan Tech campus. Many departments use these events to improve their processes and reduce waste. If you are interested in holding a Kaizen Event at Michigan Tech, contact the Office of Continuous Improvement at email@example.com or call 906-487-3180.
|Event Name||Sponsoring Department||Facilitator||Problem Statement||Applicable Tools|
|Lakeshore Center Office Supplies||Vice President for Administration||Margo O'Brien||Supplies are ordered and maintained in multiple areas by several people leading to over inventory, space and duplication of effort.||Visual Controls|
|Graduate Degree Completion Process||Graduate School||Julie Seppala||There is currently some confusion about what students need to do, and by when, in order to complete a graduate degree.||Process Mapping|
|Final Pay Process||Human Resources||Kathy Wardynski|
|The inability to consistently process terminations in an accurate, timely and effective manner. The flow of information from beginning to end is inconsistent.||Process Mapping|
|Student Org Funds Administration||Industry Relations||Rick Berkey||Gifts and donations are being made to student organizations by industry sponsors. How these gifts are received and processed is inconsistent.||Standard Work|