Learn how the best teams, "dream teams," seem to naturally and seamlessly boost productivity, bottom-line performance and employee engagement to enable the use of the lean & six sigma tool set to make more money year over year; regardless of top line revenue. Benchmark and learn how to align your organization, improve leader behaviors, improve team engagement, and improve daily execution to attain consistent, perfect performance measured
by greater bottom-line earnings. Every business can be a dream team of engaged, high-performing "heartbeat leaders" who understand how to improve team performance and use lean, six sigma, & daily problem solving tools to truly create a business where respect for people is more than just a sign on the door. These heartbeat leaders across the organization are the true leading indicators of future business performance. When they have a good day, everyone has a good day and when they don’t, we all know what happens. Learn how to build, customize, teach and coach your leadership team using a leadership tool kit including a 5th
metric scorecard which will show how your team can increase workforce productivity and earnings by building high performance teams on the journey to perfection. Take the pledge: “I am a lean leader. My team plays to win!”
Joseph C. Barto III is founder and president. Since the founding of Training Modernization Group, Inc. (www.tmgva.com) in July 2002, Joe Barto has led a one of the most successful small businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia with operations across the country and in Canada. Built on the cornerstone of trust and values, he has assembled a team of highly engaged professionals committed to success resulting in Training Modernization Group reporting profits every year. Mr. Barto is an expert in building and maintaining high performance teams including: leader development, talent acquisition and retention systems, workforce risk analysis, and Lean Six Sigma. Some of their partners include Northrop Grumman, Newport News, BAE Systems Ship Repair, Shell Oil, Alcoa, Glatfelter, Minerals Technologies, Ball Metal Manufacturing, Liebherr Mining Equipment, Aera Energy, Oceaneering, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia Department of Veterans Services.
A retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, Mr. Barto served in peace and war both in the United States and abroad. During Operation Desert Shield, he was the Chief of Current Operations for the 25,000 soldier 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) and then was the Executive Officer of the 2nd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment which led the division into the Euphrates River Valley during Operation Desert Storm. From July 1992 - August 1994, he was assigned as a Special Assistant to the Commanding General of Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, VA. Prior to retiring, Mr. Barto served as an original member of the Joint Warfighting Center and was one of the key developers of the Joint Training System and the primary author of the June, 1996 Joint Training Manual. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY in 1978 where he was an Army basketball player. He earned a Master of Public Administration in Organizational Theory and Leadership from James Madison University in 1988. He is on the board for New Horizon’s Regional Education Center Foundation and the AME’s southeast region board, the steering committee for the Hampton Roads Quality Management Council, and the chair of the Workforce Development Committee of the Virginia Off Shore Wind Coalition. He is a frequent presenter at professional forums and a published author in leadership, performance improvement and lean.
- Explore new ways to engage your workforce.
- Implement a leader development system at your organization.
- Discover best practices from host company leaders.
- Leadership teams
- General managers
- Senior leadership and heartbeat leaders are encouraged to attend together
- Learn and create an improvement plan to take home to their business
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