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IE Talk: Healthcare Systems Engineering

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Bohdan Oppenheim: Healthcare Systems Engineering


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Professor Bo Oppenheim will provide some insights to the following and more: How do we look at healthcare from a systems perspective? How can the application of lean be made successful in healthcare?

March 19, 2016

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Loyola Marymount University  |   1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Parking fee: $10.00

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About the Speaker

Bohdan “Bo” W. Oppenheim is a Professor of Systems Engineering at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering graduate program, and founder and co-chair of INCOSE Lean Systems Engineering Working Group, one of the largest Groups of INCOSE. He is regarded as a leading expert in the application of Lean in healthcare, systems engineering, project, and program management. He co-led the large international project developing Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering (LEfSE), and served as an expert in the joint INCOSE-PMI-MIT project developing Lean Enablers for Managing Engineering Programs, integrating Lean Systems Engineering with Lean Project Management. HeDr. Oppenheim authored the book Lean for Systems Engineering with Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering (Wiley, 2011), co-authored the book The Guide to Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering (PMI, INCOSE, MIT-LAI, 2012), and co-authored the book Lean for Banks (Productivity Press, Oct. 2014). He wrote three other books, four book chapters, and 30 journal publications. He was awarded two Shingo Awards, INCOSE Fellowship, INCOSE Best Product Award, INCOSE Service Award, and other recognitions. His engineering degrees include Ph.D. from Southampton, U.K.; Graduate Engineer’s Degree from MIT; MS from Stevens Institute of Technology; and B.S. (equiv.) from Warsaw University of Technology in Aeronautics. His industrial experience spans healthcare, offshore, space, software, transportation and mechanical engineering, including several major aerospace programs. His consulting customers include most major aerospace companies in the U.S. and Europe, Kaiser Permanente, High Speed Rail, Caltrans, and 150 smaller companies across the globe. He presented over 50 invited lectures, seminars and workshops on Lean in 17 countries on three continents. His credits include $2.5 million in externally funded grants.


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