AME Webinars

AME webinars are a low-cost option for continuous improvement throughout the year. See below for a list of upcoming webinars. Current webinar topics include:

  • Lean leadership
  • Creating a lean culture
  • Employee engagement
  • Sustainability
  • Innovation
  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Applying for the AME Excellence Award




WEBINAR: Applying for the AME Excellence Award

December 12, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Attendees of this free webinar will gain an understanding of the criteria, process and forms to apply for the AME Excellence Award.

The AME Excellence Award primarily recognizes North American manufacturing plants that have demonstrated excellence in manufacturing and business. The primary focus of the award is to acknowledge continuous improvement, best practices, creativity and innovation. This award supports AME's vision, mission and values of inspiring commitment to enterprise excellence through shared learning and access to best practices.

Presenter: Pat Wardwell, LGC

Pat Wardwell is Lean Gold Certified, a member of the AME Excellence Award Council, an AME assessor and an examiner for the Shingo Prize.

Pat has trained and consulted on continuous improvement for more than 15 years in a wide variety of industries and process types including the not-for-profit GBMP. Before joining GBMP she was employed for about 18 years in a variety of manufacturing positions culminating in a position as vice president of operations. She has been learning about and applying Toyota Production System and related concepts and tools in real world situations for more than 20 years.