Open lecture series: Lean in office and knowledge work

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017

Open lecture series on adapting lean in an office work and creative work. The series of lectures includes the introduction lecture and three lectures where we hear lean practices in ABB, Talenom and managing innovation functions. The lecture series is open for everyone and you are welcome to participate in all of the lectures or just some of them. No registration needed – just be there.

Date, time and place Topic Lecturers

8.11 at 14-16

Tellus Stage

Introduction to ILA-LEAN Erasmus+ and to lecture series.

Lean Introduction

Lean in Knowledge Work Introduction

Dr. Ville Isoherranen


Dr. Harri Kaikkonen

Dr. Hanna Kropsu-Vehkaperä

16.11 at 14-16


Lean in Product Development – Case ABB Alex Danci, ABB

23.11 at 14-16


Lean in Office and Knowledge Work – Case Talenom Niina Haataja, Talenom

30.11 at 14-16


Lean in Innovation Management Prof. C. Ratnayake, University of Stavanger, Norway


The lecture series is jointly organised by Kerttu Saalasti Institute and Industrial Engineering and Management research unit as a part of Erasmus+ -project. Further information ville.isoherranen [at] and hanna.kropsu-vehkapera [at] .


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Event location

University of Oulu, Linnanmaa

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Last updated: 26.10.2017