Competitive Advantage Consultants 
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Lean leadership skills

Starting and sustaining lean operations
Monday, Nov. 4 Location Code
8:00am-12:00pm TBD MW/06
Highlights

Discover how lean leaders strategize and coach teams to apply lean thinking, and form value stream flows and lean production cells.

Overview

This lean leadership skills workshop fills the knowledge gap in how lean leaders strategize and coach teams to apply lean thinking and form value stream flows and lean production cells. With learnings from over 25 years of experience at applying lean in factories and knowledge work organizations, this session uses material from the Toyota Way to Lean Leadership. It will cover four of the eight lean leadership skills along with brief exercises. This training has been brought on site to hundreds of middle managers and coaches at the Sherwin Williams and Panduit corporations.

Company

Competitive Advantage Consultants is a training and consulting shop with over 20 years' experience. Both partners began working as change agents at Cummins Engine Co. during their initial work with teamwork and lean production. Competitive Advantage has contracted to teach lean leadership skills at Sherwin Williams Paint Company, Panduit Corp., Moog Aircraft and Boeing, among others. www.strategic-change.com

Presenter: Dan Prock

Dan Prock has been a lean coach and consultant in both factories and knowledge work for 25 years. He worked in lean implementation at Cummins Engine, Robert Bosch and Caterpillar, and in knowledge work areas in information technology, financial operations, and services in health care and food services. Prock has a PhD in psychology studying situational leadership, and has observed the leadership of sensei as they coach continuous improvement in the Sensei Way.