Government Performance Solutions, Inc.

Lean, custom-built, for the public sector

 

Course Catalog

Government Performance Solutions, Inc. (GPS) was founded on the idea that the challenges of the public sector require a customized approach to Lean, not the same old made-over, manufacturing method.

To meet this need, GPS has developed a range of courses, each tailored to the specific learning requirements of different Lean roles.  Open-enrollment courses are held in Denver, Colorado, on a regular schedule or we will come to your site by special arrangement.

 

Lean Fundamentals for Change Agents

You Are:  A hands-on change agent.
You Need:  To learn how to lead impactful Lean projects within your agency.
During This 4-day Course, You Will:

  • Comes complete with course materials and breakfast and lunch on class days.
  • Learn your role in leading a Lean culture and the keys to success for your teams.
  • Receive extensive grounding in GPS’ DRIVE model—a customized Lean approach backed by 25+ tools.
  • Demonstrate these concepts via a simulation that mirrors government situations.
  • Learn the basics of change management.

 

Tuition:

$3,250/participant

Course Pamphlet


Lean Executive Sponsor Workshop

You Are:  A senior leader in your agency with pressing improvement needs.
You Need:  To learn how to charter and direct successful Lean projects to achieve your strategic goals.
During This 2-day Course, You Will:

  • Learn your role in leading a Lean culture.
  • Receive executive-level grounding in the Lean toolkit.
  • Learn lessons from successful deployments of Lean within government.
  • Build an outline of your deployment strategy, including a plan for training & communication.
  • Learn the keys to success for choosing meaningful projects and scope 2-4 of these projects.

 

Tuition:

$1,950/participant

Course Pamphlet


Advanced Lean Facilitation:  20 Techniques from Kaizen Masters

You Are:  A Lean change agent with some facilitation experience.
You Need:  The advanced facilitation skills to tackle bigger challenges and projects.
During this 2-day Course, You Will:

  • Train on 20 tactics proven in high-impact public sector Lean projects.
  • Learn advanced standard work for effective events.
  • Refine your natural facilitation style.
  • Receive one-on-one coaching on your upcoming facilitation challenges.

 

Tuition:

$2,150/participant

Course Pamphlet


The 10 Lessons of Managing Lean Change

You Are:  A senior leader, middle manager, or front-line change leader charged with managing complex change.
You Need:  To learn how to manage complex change, accelerating delivery of Lean impact.
During this 2-day Course, You Will:

  • Engage in dialogue on the nature of your organization’s culture and how this will impact your approach.
  • Master the ACCELERATE toolkit—the 10 lessons proven to increase the results of your Lean efforts.
  • Develop a customized change strategy for your agency.

 

Tuition:

$1,950/participant

Course Pamphlet


Strategy Deployment for Government Leaders

You Are: A government leader responsible for putting big ideas into action.
You Need: A proven methodology to deploy policies and strategy in a measurable and impactful way.
During this 2-day workshop, You Will:

  • Master the Hoshin Kanri deployment process using our ALIGN methodology.
  • Develop ambitious breakthrough objectives that will represent dramatic improvement.
  • Select and scope the right projects to drive deployment.
  • Implement clear, easy, and desirable daily management controls to assure forward movement and sustainment.

 

Tuition:

$1,950/participant

Course Pamphlet

 
Lean  Impact

Lean Impact

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Our Values  and Team

Values and Team

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How We  Help

How We Help

We give you the tools and support that equip you to lead Lean efforts confidently.

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Our  Courses

Our Courses

We offer courses for those just getting started and those ready to take it to the next level.

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