• About Us

    Hear what John Affleck-Graves and other staff have to say about Continuous Improvement at Notre Dame.

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  • Training

    Learn how to use Continuous Improvement methods and tools through one of our training opportunities.

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  • Project Examples

    See how some groups have used Continuous Improvement to help improve their work.

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Welcome to the Office of Continuous Improvement!

Continuous Improvement is:

  • a way of examining, understanding, and improving processes
  • implemented using proven methods and tools to accelerate process improvements
  • performed on a consistent basis, with many different processes
  • different from "regular" improvement in its focus and use of methods and tools

Our office was launched in January 2010 to help the University meet its strategic goals through the use of proven methods and tools.  In particular, we offer Continuous Improvement (CI) training opportunities for University employees to prepare them to lead or participate in CI projects.  We also provide project support and guidance for project sponsors, leaders, and teams throughout the duration of their CI projects.

Whether you are interested in learning more about the University's Continuous Improvement initiatives, receiving CI training, or beginning a CI project in your campus unit, we look forward to working with you!