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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 906-487-3180.
|Event Name||Sponsoring Department||Facilitator||Problem Statement||Applicable Tools|
|Faculty Search Certification Process||Provost||Audrey Mayer||There is no current standard process to search for new faculty.||Process Map|
|Organize M drive||Eng, Fundamentals||
|The current state of the M drive leads to confusion and inability to find documents quickly.||5S|
|Library Archive Binder process||Library||Georgeann Larson||Binders have no order and there is a waste of time looking for binders. Duplication of information and binders are falling apart leading to pages missing.||5S|
|MTU Film Board Projector||Student Organizations||Wesley McGowen||There is no system set in place to help raise the projector in Fisher 136 during the weekend movie showing||Process Map|
|Wadsworth Hall Signage||Housing||Heather Dunne||Visitors to Wadsworth Hall are often confused when entering Wadsworth Hall and are unable to find where they need to go.
|Curriculum Binder Process||Provost||Theresa Jacques||Annual task that is complex must be simplified and clarified. Need an efficient, thoughtful, & streamlined process for all curriculum updates (courses, degree audits, and general education)||Process Map|