Unlock a world where operational excellence propels your organization to new heights. The Institute for Operations Excellence (IOE) is your gateway to transforming how you do business, streamlining your operations, and embracing innovation that sets you apart in the competitive landscape.

At IOE, we believe in the power of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement. By becoming a member, you gain access to a vast network of industry leaders, cutting-edge research, exclusive training programs, and the opportunity to participate in transformative events like LeanCon. Here, excellence isn’t just an aspiration—it’s our standard.


We recognize the value of continuous growth and development. That’s why we’re thrilled to offer current members of the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) a special opportunity to elevate their journey toward operational excellence. As a CME member, you’re entitled to a significant discount when you expand your membership to include IOE. It’s our way of acknowledging your ongoing commitment to excellence and innovation.

  • Training & Certification: Join the ranks of forward-thinking professionals with IOE’s trainings, where Operational Excellence meets the cutting-edge technologies of Digital Transformation, Robotics, AI, and Cybersecurity.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with a vibrant community of operations experts, industry leaders, and peers through exclusive networking events and forums.
  • Innovative Technologies, Processes and Techniques: we are at the forefront of exploring and integrating the latest in operational excellence.
  • Resources & Tools: Access to a wealth of resources including case studies, best practices, research papers, and the latest trends from leading professionals and thought leaders. The IOE utilizes an OpEx Assessment with all members to determine development level and opportunities for growth.
  • Events & Workshops: Participate in bespoke training sessions and our annual event, LeanCon, designed to keep you at the forefront of industry advancements.
  • Tailored Solutions: Enjoy personalized assessments and solutions from our partners in Workforce Development, Operational Excellence and Advanced Manufacturing, ensuring your organization stays ahead.

(*) Contact our representatives to learn more about the services for each plan.


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