Press Release


“Engineers: Get Lean at Oakland University!”

6/14/2012 - Published by Oakland University,  (RochesterMI)
ROCHESTER, Mich., June 14, 2012 — Oakland University’s Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department, in conjunction with the Pawley Lean Institute, is offering a course on Lean Principles & Application. ISE 581 Lean Principles & Application will be offered this fall for any Engineers seeking to broaden their knowledge and skills in lean concepts and their application.  Taught by a Lean expert with years of industrial experience, the course will cover Lean theory, rules and principles, concepts, tools and supporting systems from the perspective of an Engineer. No prior knowledge in Lean is required to enroll.

This evening course is scheduled from Sept. 4 through Dec. 15, 2012.  It will be held on Oakland University's main campus in Auburn Hills on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:30-9:17 p.m.

This professional development opportunity is available to any Engineer, as well as to students in the ISE Department's graduate degree and certificate programs. For additional information on this course or to apply, contact Professor Robert Van Til (248-370-2211, or visit: .

About Industrial and Systems Engineering at Oakland University
Oakland University is a nationally recognized university offering students a personal, high-quality education through highly qualified faculty, flexible class schedules, new facilities, student services, classroom technologies, labs, internships, co-ops, and research opportunities with corporate partners. Oakland's Industrial and Systems Engineering Dept. offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs in Industrial and Systems Engineering as well as in Engineering Management.  To learn more about these programs, visit

Media Contact Information

Contact NameRobert Van Til
Contact Phone(248) 370-2211