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March 2020

March 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

South East Lean Network: Lean – Business Breakfast Seminar
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April 2020

April 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

The South East Lean Network helps public and private organisations from across all manufacturing and services sectors that have adopted or are adopting Lean Thinking & Practices to enable operational and enterprise excellence, and to sustain their competitiveness.

It facilitates knowledge exchange and networking via:

  • good practice visits, gemba walks, and peer benchmarking, and
  • the WIT Annual Lean Enterprise Excellence Forum and WIT Annual Lean Practitioner Seminar Series.


Please see below for further information on objectives and supports of the lean network


Upcoming events:


  • Wednesday 9th of October 2019
  • Wednesday 6th of November 2019
  • Wednesday 4th of December 2019
  • Wednesday 15th of January 2020
  • Wednesday 12th of February 2020: For more information click here.
  • Wednesday 4th of March 2020


  • 8th Annual WIT Lean Enterprise Excellence Forum, Thursday the 30th of April 2020 at the WIT Arena. www.witleanforum.com

Objectives and Activities of the Lean Network:

  • Acts as a network broker for inter-firm site visits for firms within the region, plus for firms from outside the region visiting firms within the region.
  • Facilitates and brokers one-to-one, or one-to-many, focused mentoring and tutorial sessions.
  • Provides a forum for industry stakeholder engagement and collaboration which informs programme and module development, plus research, within and from the WIT Academy of Lean Enterprise Excellence.
  • Provides a forum for industry engagement and collaboration regarding course and service offerings involving Regional Skills Forum, Skillnets, Chambers of Commerce, and Education Training Boards.
  • Facilitates alignment amongst and between all relevant stakeholders, including
    • Multinationals, SMEs, and Micro-Enterprises
    • Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland, and Lean Business Ireland
    • Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs)
    • Education Training Boards (ETBs)
    • Regional Skills Forum
    • Skillnets
    • Chambers of Commerce
    • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
    • Lean Service Providers (Trainers & Consultants)
    • Lean Construction Ireland (LCi)
    • Construction Industry Federation (CIF)
    • Irish Centre for Business Excellence (ICBE)
    • Irish Business & Employers Confederation (IBEC)