Grand River Chapter
  • The Future Begins with Engineering
    The Future Begins with Engineering
  • Engineering shapes our world for the future
    Engineering shapes our world for the future
  • Professional Engineers turn ideas into reality
    Professional Engineers turn ideas into reality
Announcements and Recent News
Sunday, 16 September 2018 21:51

EIT Frisbee Tournament

Please join us for the first ever EIT Frisbee Tournament for a chance to meet new EITs in the area!

Who: EITs, Engineering Students & Recent Graduates

What: EIT Night - Frisbee Tournament

Where: Exhibition Park (70 Division St, Guelph, ON N1H 1R3)

When: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Teamwork, Networking and Highlighting the Importance of Active Lifestyle Team sports have been proven to increase problem solving and group management skills as well as increase fitness and mitigate long term adverse health effects.

It is important for EITs to remain active as they transition from a school lifestyle to a working lifestyle.

EITs, all students in their final years of university, and those considering becoming an EIT are also invited to attend!



 PEO Grand River Chapter is pleased to offer Lean White Belt Certification Training on Saturday, June 23, 2018. 

  WHO: All interested PEO Grand River Chapter P.Engs and EITs interested in an introduction to the philosophy, terminology, and core tools of LEAN Thinking

WHAT: Lean White Belt Certification Training for Only $160 (includes 60% discounted session fee, refreshments and lunch.  Breakfast NOT included)

WHERE: Rim Park - Manulife Financial Sportsplex and Healthy Living Centre, 2001 University Ave. E., Waterloo, ON, N2K 4K4

 WHEN:  Saturday June 23rd, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.  Registration 8:00 am - 8:30 am

 This session is offered at a huge discount to PEO members only. This is a one-day interactive, hands-on, simplicity driven workshop that makes lean thinking and lean manufacturing principles easy to understand through a “learning by doing” simulation.

At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • List and identify the seven wastes
  • Determine what is value added and non-value added
  • Describe the impact of facility layout and set-up time on production
  • Calculate takt time and describe a “pull” type control system


  • Introductions & Icebreaker
  • Lean Principles
  • Basic Lean Concepts and Tools
  • Simulation
  • Summary

Who Should Attend

Those seeking an introduction to the philosophy, terminology and core tools of LEAN thinking. Suitable for everyone in an organization from senior leadership to front-line support staff.

Certificates will be given at the end of the session; which may be used for course fee reiumbursment if your company offers training refunds.


Kenneth Leung, Lean Master Black Belt, P.Eng

Lean Transformation Coach and a passionate Lean Master Black Belt with track record of successful enterprise Lean Transformation through management system and improvement initiatives delivery; combined with solid Lean knowledge and experience in a wide range of industries serving in both private & public, manufacturing & service, government & healthcare sectors.

Kenneth will donate $500 of his professional fee to the Grand River Chapter’s scholarship fund.



Page 1 of 9