NAWBO-LA SCE EDGE Program Workshop: LEAN for Small Business | NAWBO

NAWBO-LA SCE EDGE Program Workshop: LEAN for Small Business

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 1:00pm4:00pm
LA Chamber of Commerce
350 South Bixel St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
United States


The Lean/5-S training reduces waste, improves processes, and allows a company to produce more efficiently. This training includes a combination of classroom work and department or floor work. Individuals will learn the definition's benefits, theory, and tools for implementing Lean/5-S principles as part of a Lean strategy while making positive, visible changes to the work environment.



  • Improve understanding of cost management

  • Identify opportunities for business sustainability

  • Learn Lean/5-IS strategies



  • Learn Cost-effective strategies to increase revenue

  • Exceed business demands with lean operations

  • Minimize organization costs

  • Reduce time-wasting processes with technology



  • Owner

  • Lead

  • Management

  • Key Employees & Frontline Workers



Catherine Francis is a mother, author, speaker, trainer, Business consultant, and Professional Development coach. She has traveled internationally for over 25 years and has committed her life to helping others through her nonprofit, Love L.O.C.A.L.S.

Her company, CMF Global Enterprises provides corporate lines of credit, access to state funding, grants as well as Coaching, Consulting, and various workshops focusing on implementing profi table business solutions and strategies.

Ms. Francis works with clients on expanding and competing in the international world marketplace through successful e-commerce, Amazon, and various business models. Ms. Francis has conducted trainings for many Fortune 100 and 500 companies, as well as Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart, Payless, and BNSF Railroad.



Paid parking is available below the Chamber Building. The garage entrance is on 4th Street and the price is $2 for every 15 minutes with a maximum daily charge of $6. Metered parking is also available surrounding the Chamber.