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Lean Update: December 16, 2013

In this issue: Curriculum Commission, Foundation Annual Giving Campaign, Building a Continuous Improvement Culture, Adjunct Appointment Letters, Getting Serious About Saving Energy, Course Evaluations, DMACC Lean at Other Organizations


Lean Update: October 12, 2012

In this issue: Foundation Scholarship Process, File Clean Out Week, Improving Library Services, Student Development, Student Attendance & Academic Progress Reporting, Motorcycle Course Communication

Lean Update: February 3, 2012

In this issue: Foundation-Gourmet Dinners, DBR 260E, Registration Activity Receipts, Urban Campus Student Life Kiosks and Electronic Leave Requests, Student Development Office Electronic Sign-ins, New Orientation Handbook and Web Info System Assistance


Lean Update: July 11, 2011

In this issue: DBR 260E, Electronic PAN, Counseling/Advising, Foundation-Gifting, File Clean Out Week, Urban Adjunct Hiring, Board of Directors Requests Lean Reviews


Lean Update: September 8, 2010

In this issue: Continued Lean activities, project updates on ITR Program, Purchasing/Accounts Payable, Int’l Admissions, Student Employment and What’s on the Horizon

ASQ Higher Education Brief: April 2010

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) is located in the heart of Iowa and serves more than 60,000 students on six campuses. For more than 15 years, trainers from the college have provided process improvement (lean) training and consulting services for

Lean Update: March 22, 2010

In this issue: lean Training to Organize Your Workspace, ITR Program, Student Employment, GED Testing, Foundation Scholarships, Purchasing and Accounts Payable, International Admissions, Career Advantage Registration

A Better, Faster Workplace

Des Moines Area Community College benefits from its Workplace Lean process improvement program, in place since 2006.


Lean Update: October 23, 2009

In this issue: What Is Lean, HR Payroll, Financial Aid, Financial Aid, GED Testing, Foundation Scholarships, Career Advantage Registration, Purchasing and Accounts Payable, International Admissions, Ankeny Student Orientation Letters, 5S: Organizing Your

Lean Update: April 20, 2009

In this issue: HR Payroll, Financial Aid, Foundation Scholarships, Career Advantage, GED Testing, Conference Center Catering Form, 5S Training Highlights