Leading Lean Improvements Through Employee Engagement is the topic of the next workshop for manufacturers put on by Enterprise Minnesota. David Ahlquist, a Business Growth Consultant with Enterprise Minnesota, will discuss how to improve productivity, how to increase focus on value-added activities, how to strengthen continuous improvement efforts, and how to increase employee skills and behaviors to align with company values. The workshop will be held 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, February 7 at Ridgewater College, Student Center Room A24 in Willmar. The event is exclusive to manufacturers and free of charge. To register, go to firstname.lastname@example.org.