Lean Kanban NA - Lean Applied
Lessons learned from Lean in other domains. Lean and system thinking is transforming both construction and education. Construction projects range from simple, slow and certain to complex, uncertain and quick. Defining and delivering value begins inside the owner’s organization as they sort through the competing demands of customers and internal stakeholders. Likewise, applying system thinking in education beginning with projects – learner co-designed course work, competency based assessment, community integration, and art and design, transform the experience, the educational process and student outcomes.
Taking the Risk out of High-Risk Endeavors - Digby Christian
A very large proportion of complex capital projects fail. They either exceed the budget they were funded at, open after they were supposed to, were scaled back and compromised from what was promised at the outset, or some combination of all three.
Using Systems Thinking to (re) Create Education - Trace Pickering
American education is not broken, it is obsolete. As such, reform is about fixing what is broken and transformation is about creating the future. This session explores how socio-cultural systems thinking can save communities from repeating the same non-solutions to the "education problem" all over again.