We are excited to announce the graduation of our 48th Black Belt class – Mt. Lincoln Peak! With 16 participants, (12 City and County of Denver employees, 5 outside participants) we are continuing strong in the 2016 year! In this group, the following agencies are represented:
- Public Works
- Denver Fire Department
- Denver Police Department
- Department of Environmental Health
- Community Planning and Development
- Douglas County School District
- City of San Francisco, CA
In as little as 4.5 days, this class:
- Learned tools to identify and eliminate waste
- Experienced 3 Gemba Walks (Denver Parks’ Time Entry Process, Public Works’ Cabinet Building Process, and Denver Public Library’s Morning Circulation Process) and presented an in-depth process analysis for each
- Practiced Behavioral Insight Techniques
- Discussed Approaches to Change Management
- Applied process improvement tools in a 3-hour simulation
- Presented 16 amazing ignite presentations with 48 incredible innovation ideas!
We cannot express enough how proud we are of this class. It is our distinct honor and privilege to have had the opportunity to teach them, and we can’t wait to hear of all the great things they will do.
Congratulations Mt. Lincoln Peak! May you all innovate greatly in all of the work you do and increase your already amazing impact in the City.