Are you under growing pressure to do more, faster for your firm? Do you want to lead initiatives that will improve the productivity and efficiency of your business and administrative teams, and increase your firm's profitability and competitiveness? If yes, you're not alone. This two-part webinar, you will be introduced to process improvement in the legal industry. Gain tools you can use immediately to improve the business and administrative processes that support a thriving, profitable and competitive law practice.

 

Objectives:

 

  • Identify the essential Lean concepts of value and waste 
  • Define the DMAIC approach to process improvement
  • Examine the most powerful tool in your process improvement toolkit: mapping - process grids (SIPOC), high level value stream maps and detailed process maps 

 

Join Part 1: Mapping - the Essentials of a Powerful Process Improvement Tool

with subject experts Karen and David Skinner for this one-hour webinar on Thursday, May 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m. CST (1 p.m. MST, 12 p.m. PST, 3 p.m. EST). 

 

Bring together as many individuals as you wish in your office or chapter meeting space to this webinar.

 

  • Invite your colleagues
  • Invite your staff 
  • Invite your ALA friends

 

Thursday, May 5, 2016

 

Pacific 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Mountain 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.; Central 2:00 – 3:00p.m.; Eastern 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

CLM Credits: (Note that only the CLM credit available for this webinar is stated below. If a credit is not stated, it is not available for this program.)

 

CLM  Application Credit: 1 hour in Self-Management Skills

 

CLM Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Operations Management (OM)

 

CLM App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Operations Management (OM) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.

This program has been approved for 1 Business recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

 

The Association of Legal Administrators is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program has been approved for 1 PDC.

How to request an HRCI and/or SHRM certificate:

  1. If viewing webinar with your own personal subscription, please send a copy of the certificate of attendance from Peach New Media toProfDev@alanet.org and the program ID certificate will be emailed to you. Please specify if you need HRCI, SHRM or both. OR
  2. If viewing webinar as part of a group, please request credit in writing and have group leader email a copy attendance sign in/out sheet toProfDev@alanet.org and the program ID certificate will be emailed to each individual in the group who requests it. Please specify if you need HRCI, SHRM or both.

California MCLE: The Association of Legal Administrators certifies that this webinar has been approved by the State Bar of California for 1 hour of MCLE credit.

MCLE/Other States: Credit may be available in other states but cannot be guaranteed. In all states, accreditation is dependent on individual state guidelines and filing regulations.

 

Karen Dunn Skinner is Senior Attorney and Lean Practice Management Advisor. She is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with more than 18 years of international experience in corporate-commercial, regulatory, and education law. She is co-founder and principal at Gimbal Canada Inc., specialists in Lean practice management and continuous improvement in law firms, in-house legal departments and public sector institutions. She teaches, speaks, and writes regularly on the application of Lean in the legal profession, and facilitates projects that improve the practice and the business of law.

 

David Skinner is a senior attorney, Lean practice management advisor, and senior management executive with more than 20 years of experience in the legal, venture capital, and biotechnology industries. He is co-founder and principal at Gimbal Canada Inc. A certified Lean Six Sigma expert, he is also a speaker, university and CLE lecturer, and process improvement facilitator who applies Lean to the practice and the business of law.

 

Seminar Information
Date Presented:
May 05, 2016 3:00 PM Eastern
Length:
1 hour
ALA Member Price:
$109.00
Non-Member Price:
$129.00
Part 1: Mapping - the Essentials of a Powerful Process Improvement Tool
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CLMSM App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1.00
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