Improve Your Profits & Grow Your Business by Mastering Continuous Improvement Through LEAN

This Masterclass will be a unique combination of classroom and hands-on exercises, in a classroom setting limited to 12 attendees so this class will fill quickly... Click Here to Claim Your Seat

This class is designed for you to get the knowledge, tools, hands-on experience and planning processes to leave ready to begin a LEAN effort at your company and the support to get rolling in the first 90 days.

Doug Howard will walk you through:

  • Learning basic concepts of LEAN 
  • Mapping any process you are seeking to improve
  • Identifying waste & developing strategies to eliminate It
  • Engaging employees in process improvement
  • Improving production with workplace organization
  • Going from good ideas to improved process
  • Improving customer service with LEAN
  • Creating a culture of continuous improvement

Dates, Details & Location


Meeting Location: Remodelers Advantage Office 514 Progress Drive, Suite S Linthicum, Maryland 21090 (Minutes from BWI Airport, Amtrak, I-95)

Lodging: Hyatt Place (Shuttle Available) 940 International Drive Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 410-859-3366 

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch provided on both days, Dinner provided after Day 1


"The Lean class taught by Doug was a real eye opener for me. It made me realize that despite the improvements I have already made in my company my Job as a leader is to always be looking for ways to make effective change in all areas of the company. Doug and the Staff at Remodelers Advantage are outstanding and I am happy to be a part of R/A now." - Brad Sawler, Oxland Builders 


Two-Day Agenda (PDF) A break-down of what we will cover in this class

  • Fundamentals of LEAN 
  • LEAN Principles & Practices 
  • Process Improvement Methodology 
  • Creating Countermeasures 
  • ... And More!  



Two days of rich, interactive information with plenty of hands-on instruction to insure you are "getting it."


Our instructors are well-known, respected industry experts and some of the best in their fields of expertise.


We cap our classes at 12 individuals so that means more opportunity to work with students on a one-on-one basis.


We are minutes away from I-95, BWI Airport and AMTRAK so easy in-and-out no matter where you are coming from.

Masterclass Tuition

Registration Fee: $1,995 (Remodelers Advantage Member) Registration Fee: $2,295 (Non-member) 

About Doug Howard

Doug Howard is an entrepreneur, government official and small business consultant with more than 25 years of experience in leading organizations and assisting his client companies. 

Doug owned and served as President of BDG Entrepreneurial Services from 1998 through 2015, providing accounting, tax and consulting services to small businesses with offices in four states. Most recently he founded Growth Team Strategies in 2012 and continued to serve as the President of this organization until October, 2017 when he joined Remodelers Advantage. 

In addition to his business endeavors, Doug has extensive experience as a local government leader. Doug is in his second term as County Commissioner in District 5 of Carroll County, MD where he has also served on the boards of the Department of Social Services, the Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Education, and many others.