As the President of a local nonprofit, Recycling Advocates, Brion Hurley was able to use his Lean and Six Sigma background to help raise money at a Zero Waste conference.
Through the use of Lean Six Sigma techniques, he was able to plan a successful event using FMEA concepts, use data to predict attendance and capacity for the event, and use Lean Startup methods to avoid wasting time planning an event.
Listen to the book chapter for free at this podcast episode: http://leansixsigmaenvironment.org/index.php/ec-039-applying-lean-six-sigma-to-a-nonprofit-fundraiser-conference/
The podcast is an excerpt recorded from Chapter 5 of the book, “Lean Six Sigma for Good: Lessons from the Gemba (Volume 1)”
All proceeds of the book are donated to the charity selected by each author.