Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy

GA 369 | Developing an Internship Program with Brent Weichers

GA 369 | Developing an Internship Program with Brent Weichers

This week's guest is Brent Weichers. Brent, who has a ton of continuous improvement knowledge, shared how he developed two different internship programs. He also explained why having interns benefits everyone, and how you can start your own program. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you'll learn:  The quote that inspires Brent (3:44) Brent's background (6:05) Hiring interns (9:45) What the interns do (11:32) The training and what they learned (16:24) More benefits of having interns (17:30) The best way to start an intern program (20:54) What else Brent is working on (23:58) Relating the eight wastes to your personal life (26:09) Podcast Resources Right Click to Download this Podcast as an MP3 Download a Free Audio Book at Audible.com Brent on LinkedIn GA 272 | The Role of Lean in Empowering People with Disabilities with Brent Weichers GA 304 | The Different Approaches to Training Leaders with Brent Weichers The Lighthouse for the Blind Gemba Academy Live! Subscribe & Never Miss New Episodes! Click to Subscribe in iTunes If you enjoyed this podcast please be sure to subscribe on iTunes. Once you're a subscriber all new episodes will be downloaded to your iTunes account and smartphone. The easiest way for iPhone users to listen to the show is via the free, and incredible, Podcast app.  NEW! You can now follow the podcast on Spotify here.  You can also subscribe via Stitcher which is definitely Android friendly. What Do You Think? How else could an internship program benefit a lean-thinking organization?

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