Center for Organizational ExcellenceThe Center for Organizational Excellence offers consultation and professional development in Lean Six Sigma and related areas. The Center was formed in partnership between the Office of Academic Outreach with the School of Business, GO Topeka, and Crimson Corporation.
Lean Six Sigma
Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a structured and systematic method for organizational imporvement. Its focus is to increase performance and decrease defects and redundancies- anything that does not lead to customer satisfaction and organizational sustainability- thereby enhancing profit, employee morale, and quality of product. Lean Six Sigma uses martial arts ranking terminology to establish levels of knowledge and ability applicable across functions in an organization.
Leadership Development Seminars
The Leadership Development Seminars are professional development series that address an array of leadership topics. Targeted to leaders, bot formal and informal, working on a variety of community and organizational settings, these seminars are designed as a resource in leadership and education by Washburn University in affiliation with the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce.