News Release

Published on Monday, February 21, 2005

INDEPENDENCE, Wis. - Western Wisconsin Technical College (WWTC) is sponsoring a seminar to help Independence businesses improve their bottom line. “An Overview of Lean Six Sigma” will be held Friday, Feb. 25 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at WWTC’s Independence campus, 36084 Walnut St.

Designed for CEOs, business owners, managers, supervisors, and administrators, the seminar will define the business strategy Lean Six Sigma. Growing in popularity, Lean Six Sigma is a philosophy of doing business with a focus on reducing waste and improving the processes and products of manufacturing companies.

Guest speakers Fazi Amirahmadi and Joe Slattery, manufacturing extension agents from Northwest Wisconsin Manufacturing Outreach Center at UW-Stout, will discuss how Six Sigma tools can be used to improve all business disciplines, including production, sales, marketing, design, administration, and service.

The event is free and open to the public. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Reservations are required and can be made by calling WWTC-Independence Campus at 715.985.3392.

To learn more about this and other WWTC programs and services, please call 715.985.3392 or visit the WWTC Web site at