Friday, February 27 – Saturday, February 28, 2015
Member price: $1,049
List price: $1,249
Instructor: Chris Hayes
This focused, two-day, instructor-led review session prepares candidates for the Lean Bronze Certification exam. A combination of concept presentations, practice exams, worksheet development and discussion, and group question review is highlighted. Topics covered in the exam have been reviewed by authorized lean facilitators.
Interactive groups review tactical lean principles in order to share ideas and solidify knowledge about key lean concepts. In addition, you will gain a better understanding of the portfolio requirements for the Bronze level. The result: participants who are better prepared, more focused, and who know what they need to in order to succeed when sitting for the Lean Bronze Certification exam.
Targeted at companies on lean journeys, and to lean champions and practitioners charged with facilitating those lean transformations, this event is appropriate whether you are preparing for a certification exam or are just looking to see how your knowledge stacks up to the certification’s knowledge standard.
Wednesday, March 4 ─ Thursday, March 5, 2015
Member price: $1,099
List price: $1,299
The Lean Leadership Skills workshop builds skills in eight competencies of outstanding leaders in lean organizations. This practical training program provides tools and skills for team leaders, supervisors, value stream managers, and facilitators to implement and sustain a lean culture. The workshop utilizes the Lean Leadership Inventory to assess the eight lean leadership competencies that participants will acquire in the course. Develop skills through practice and application.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Instructor: Mike Nichols and Scott Rutherford
Anyone engaged as a process owner or process improvement team leader, in any market or industry, should attend this workshop. This business process management (BPM) orientation provides an insightful and high-level overview that prepares you to lead your team through achieving business process excellence through an improved understanding of customer requirements, process requirements, and measures of success and failures. This effort leads to improved results in process performance and better engagement for process improvement activities. Each major component includes an exercise. At the end of this one-day workshop, you’ll have a comprehensive deployment plan that will optimize business improvement initiatives such as Lean Six Sigma and many others.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Member Price: $699
List Price: $799
Toyota Kata channels and utilizes the capabilities of all its team members better than traditional management methods, allowing nontraditional, outstanding results. Learn the framework for a sustainable problem-solving culture that incorporates targeted experimentation and personal learning utilizing two specific behavior routines or katas.
Improvement Kata – repeating a routine of establishing challenging target conditions, working step-by-step through obstacles, and learning from problems encountered along the way
Coaching Kata – pattern of teaching the improvement kata to employees at every level, ensuring that it permeates their thinking and actions
This hands-on workshop includes presentation of the methodology, an Improvement Kata simulation and a Coaching Kata experience.