In a lean environment you have more people instead of less, you have less work to do, and everything is done right the first time. In this leading-edge webinar, you’ll learn how to make your organization’s accounting function truly lean and increase your productivity and profitability. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the concept of lean as an attitude and method of operating
  • Differentiate lean from a cost-cutting initiative
  • Identify lean techniques that convert the accounting function into a value added
  • Recognize the myths associated with lean
  • Describe the benefits of lean thinking.
  • List the 9 steps to implementing a lean strategy
  • Identify the entry ways to introduce lean into accounting
  • Apply the elements of lean and create a starting point (doorway) for adopting lean

 

Program Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

National Registry of CPE Sponsors: Clear Law Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org

Faculty Member
Ron Rael
High Road® Institute

Ron Rael is the CEO of The High Road® Institute. He is a professional presenter, facilitator, author, and consultant on leadership topics. Mr. Rael is the author of 19 books on High Road® business practices, covering core leadership skills such as negotiating, managing risk, instigating change, strategic planning, consulting, engaging employees, and developing cultures of accountability and superior ethics. His most recent book is Leadership: The Key Ingredient to a Great Budget. Mr. Rael previously worked for KPMG and Moss Adams. He served as Controller, CFO, and Treasurer of various corporations. His alma mater is National University.

Accounting Credits

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Clear Law Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please see the tab above on our Money-Back Guarantee or contact us at 703-372-0550. 

CPE Credit - Maximum Credit Hours: Please see above. You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Fields of Study: Please see above. Teaching Method: Lecture. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state’s regulatory board.

Clear Law Institute has registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE Sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of our CPE Program.

85% of attendees recommend this webinar

5 out of 5 stars
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Thanks for the insight. I am in the process of “leaning” my department and your handout provides good guidance.

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Exactly what I was looking for. Reinforces what I have been, slowly, trying to accomplish.

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4 out of 5

I couldn’t tell if the instructor could see my responses or if this is just a tape. It would be nice if there was a roll call just to make sure that the instructor sees you and sees your questions

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4 out of 5

Topic is pretty common sense but not a lot of content that was helpful but maybe that is because I work for a company already focused on continuous improvement culture

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5 out of 5

Great presentation. I loved the knowledge check and the ask to get feedback from the group. It was a great format for learning about Lean.

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5 out of 5

Very informative. Useful polling questions to see how peers and other similar work groups are thinking.

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Lots of information

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I like the idea of using poll questions.

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4 out of 5

Lean for Accounting! Great Idea!

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5 out of 5

The speaker was very interactive and kept your attention by making the material interesting as well as adding some humor to lighten the topic up a bit.

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4 out of 5

I appreciate the deep dive into what lean accounting means, I wish we were able to touch more on executing and getting started. More real examples of how to execute lean in an accounting department rather that in the production area so that I could start recognizing these areas more on my own.

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