Professional Development

LeanOhio Boot Camp: Work Simpler, Faster, Better, and More Cost Effectively

LeanOhio Boot Camp
View images from past sessions of LeanOhio Boot Camp.


Session Date(s): TBD
Location: Maxine Goodman Levin School of Urban Affairs, 1717 Euclid Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (and other locations TBD)
Course Fee: $1,395 per person or $1,000 per person if 5 or more persons attend (from the same organization)
Payment Methods: Major credit cards, corporate checks, and staff development funds welcome. Read more. »


Registration for this workshop is not currently available.

  1. Complete the LeanOhio Boot Camp Participant Portfolio form.
  2. When this workshop has been scheduled registration will be available via CSU's Learning Stream website.

LeanOhio Boot Camp is an intensive 4 day training workshop that gets people learning and using Lean methods and tools. The entire program is tailored to the public-sector workplace and public-sector processes. Lean Ohio is practical training aimed at generating results. Participants will be able to use their new knowledge and skills immediately -- to make government simpler, faster, better, and less costly. The training is filled with government examples and exercises. Included is an in-depth simulation involving a prototypical agency, so participants build their toolkits by way of a real-world situation.

When LeanOhio Boot Camp participants complete their week of training, they are newly equipped to:

  • Scope an improvement project
  • Be an effective improvement team member
  • Apply Lean tools and methodologies to make their organization more effective and efficient
  • Improve the quality and consistency of work products
  • Decrease the complexity of processes and eliminate unneeded steps

Participants will receive:

  • LeanOhio Boot Camp Training  Manual
  • LeanOhio Toolkit
  • Certificate of participation
  • Access to the Lean Ohio network

This training is useful for people who work in government in an Ohio city, township, county, school district, or other governmental agency or organization.


The standard workshop fee is $1,395 per person. A group rate discount is available for 5 or more persons (from the same organization) for $1,000 per person. Accepted forms of payment are: credit cards, checks, or CSU staff development funds.


  • To register and pay for this workshop complete the LeanOhio Boot Camp Participant Portfolio form and register using CSU's Learning Stream website.
  • Major credit cards accepted.
  • If you prefer to receive an invoice and pay via corporate check contact Nina Antonik ( To register please use CSU's Learning Stream website. 
  • If you are a CSU employee you may be able to use faculty/staff development funds to pay for this workshop. Continuing Education Staff Development forms can be obtained from the CSU Human Resources Benefits Form page by clicking on the forms link. Please send a copy of the completed form to the Division of Continuing and Extended Education at conted@csuohio or UR 141. After that please complete registration on CSU's Learning Stream website.

Meals and Parking
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Refund to original payment is made at 100% when a registrant cancels attendance at least two business-days prior to the start of the first class. Alternatively, the registrant can choose to transfer paid tuition to a later, equivalent course of their choosing within the same college or school at no additional cost when giving a two business-day cancellation notice. Requests must be submitted to Nina Antonik ( Click here for more information about Cleveland State Univerisity's refund policy.

Cancellation Policy 

Cleveland State University reserves the right to cancel a workshop and refund the workshop fee in the event that there are an insufficient number of registrants. 


If you have general questions about this workshop please contact Rob Ziol ( For questions about workshop registration and payment contact Nina Antonik ( 

Professional Development

The Maxine Goodman Levin School of Urban Affairs offers a wide range of custom designed courses, workshops, and seminars. See the Professional Development Course Listing for this semester's schedule.