Building Continuous Improvement Teams and Selecting Impactful Projects


This event is only open to manufacturers, distributors, and labs.

In today’s fast-paced business environment, it is crucial for companies to optimize their operations and reduce waste to stay competitive. The Lean methodology provides a framework for achieving this by focusing on the elimination of waste and the continuous improvement of processes. Join us for an engaging breakfast seminar led by DVIRC’s Director of Continuous Improvement, Alan Shell.

Designed specifically for manufacturing leaders, this event aims to provide practical insights and strategies for establishing effective continuous improvement teams and selecting impactful projects to drive cost savings and foster business growth.

During this informative session, Alan Shell will delve into the key components of setting up successful teams and project selection. You will gain valuable knowledge on the following topics:

  • How to Set up a CI Team
  • Real-World Examples of Successful CI Teams
  • Selecting Projects
  • The 6 Elements of a Good Project
  • Developing a Business Case
  • Identifying Opportunities
  • Benefit-Effort Matrix

By attending this event, you will equip yourself with actionable strategies and tools to build a culture of continuous improvement, drive cost savings, and promote sustainable growth within your manufacturing organization.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from an industry expert and network with other manufacturing leaders who are passionate about continuous improvement. Register now to secure your spot at this valuable breakfast seminar on setting up continuous improvement teams and project selection.

Who Should Attend

Owners, Presidents and Business Leaders in Finance, Operations, HR, and Quality.


Alan Shell

Director of Lean/Continuous Improvement Services, Master Black Belt

Alan Shell is the Director of Lean/Continuous Improvement Services at DVIRC. He is responsible for facilitating organizations in their Continuous Improvement journey utilizing his Master Black Belt skills in Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing. This involves on-site training and collaboration, as well as leading public training and education courses and certifications held at DVIRC. He has subject matter expertise in process improvement with a solid technical base from over eight years in engineering. He has worked extensively with the printing, automotive, injection molding, pharmaceutical, aerospace, and defense industries.

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