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Visual management throughout the lean enterprise

If the bobber goes under - give it a yank!
Monday, Oct. 24 Location Code
8:00am-12:00pm Dallas C, 1st floor MW/23

Learn to design your own visual management system. Discover how to create an operational excellence war room and see the big picture using a Lego layout.


Implementing visual management techniques is essential for any lean enterprise. It is critical for long-term sustainability. Visual management is much more than posting process related metrics. It will drive daily management and continuous improvement. Key elements and examples of visual management systems will be delivered in this workshop.  Benefits of this workshop include increased employee engagement, smoother communication among associates and improved productivity, safety, lead time, quality and delivery.


Lean Applications' mission is to support its customer's journey in their search for real results by sharing its practical experience through workshops, certification, consulting and proven solutions. The company will help you create a model of excellence you can spread throughout the enterprise and will teach tools and concepts such as waste identification, visual management, gemba leadership and kaizen systems for sustainment. Lean Applications’ team has the solution that is right for your needs, from specific tool training to holistic business system development. It has the solutions which create results that can increase exponentially. www.leanapplication.com

Presenter: Mark Preston

Mark Preston has been driving change in manufacturing and front office environments for over 25 years using continuous improvement/lean. During his 11 years with TDK Electronics, he studied kaizen manufacturing techniques in Japan. He held various executive positions at Respironics Inc. (Phillips Healthcare). In 2006, Preston became the director of Acuity Business System at Acuity Brands Lighting and later become vice president of supplier development and operational excellence. Preston is a lean champion for AME and serves on the AME national board.