Eric Budd is an improvement leader who successfully employs lean methods to generate improvements in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing process. Eric continually seeks to implement approaches to leadership, feedback processes, compensation and improvement based upon the work of W. Edwards Deming. Prior to returning to Michigan, Eric worked as an Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Coordinator at United Technologies where he taught and led VSM and lean implementation events. Eric was a co-developer of the original version of the CQI Academy, has led and updated the CQI Academy since 2012 and now leads the new IQI Academy. In 2017 the Michigan Lean Consortium (MLC) honored Eric with their Distinguished Service Award.
He holds a B.S in Information Management and a M.S. in Quality Systems Management and participates on the ASQ Deming Medal Committee.
Join us to explore the map and territory on Causing Improvement Through Others. We will share documented lessons developed from our work in creating a Minimal Viable Product (MVP) for the workshop on coaching the coach of an improvement team leader. We will touch on:
- Vital structures for success, including