This groundbreaking conference included a combination of hands-on training in Lean Management Fundamentals and Lean Government Framework creation, as well as presentations, case studies, experiential learning simulations, and discussions by internationally renowned Lean industry leaders. The Conference participants aimed to promote the value proposition of applying Lean thinking and Lean production to the public sector and to government institutions.
Dr. Wolfgang Breyer presented on the second day of the Conference. Moderated by Alan Mossman (Secretary, LIPS Steering Committee; Director, The Change Business Ltd.), the topic Dr. Breyer’s panel was “Legal issues in procuring for lean services; issues and principles open and transparent procurement. How can you get the results you want when contracting for services?” His particular contribution included an in-depth examination and analysis of the issues surrounding lean services and open procurement in both Germany and Europe generally.
The full conference agenda can be found here: LIPS 2018-Agenda.