Workshop – Focusing on the Important (Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:00 – 3:00 PM)

Join us for a 2-hour interactive workshop on attention management, time blocking and prioritization. IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL . . . Understand what “attention management” means Learn how to use time blocking Get to know three different prioritization techniques and practice using two of those techniquesThis workshop is a combination of lecture, discussion, and hands-on activity. … Continue reading Workshop – Focusing on the Important (Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:00 – 3:00 PM)

Leading Process Improvement: The Secret to Building Innovative Teams (Fri, March 20, 2020)

Lead and measure process improvement efforts in a way that inspires teams to continue with innovation and to achieve strong outcomes IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL . . . 5 principles to building an innovative cultureHow to say No in a way that encourages more ideasLead and lag measures, level loading, and simple dashboardingCelebrating and … Continue reading Leading Process Improvement: The Secret to Building Innovative Teams (Fri, March 20, 2020)

Beyond the 5 Whys: Values-Based Decision Making for Process Improvement (Thursday, February 27, 2020)

The Five Whys tool helps explore past decisions. What guides decisions now and in the future? For example, when you buy sticky notes, is it more important to choose the most inexpensive price, an environmentally-friendly option, or shop at a local business? Whether you are buying something, improving a vendor process, creating a strategic plan, … Continue reading Beyond the 5 Whys: Values-Based Decision Making for Process Improvement (Thursday, February 27, 2020)

The M&M Quality Workshop using Measurement System Analysis (Friday, January 17, 2020)

Is your team producing consistent, error-proofed products? About this Event How do you know if each operator is consistent with themselves (repeatability), consistent with the team (reproducibility) and working to the same standard? Have you exhausted your quick-hit tools only to find yourself in a worse state of confusion as to where to pinpoint the … Continue reading The M&M Quality Workshop using Measurement System Analysis (Friday, January 17, 2020)

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Lean 101 (Friday, October 19th, 2019)

Are you a brand new or aspiring Lean Practitioner? Do you need to see and feel Lean in action? Or do you just need a little brush up on some of the fundamentals? At this interactive workshop, seasoned facilitator Kirsty Dykes will take you through the fundamentals of Lean in a practical simulation. This course … Continue reading HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Lean 101 (Friday, October 19th, 2019)

LEAN LEADERSHIP: THE ART OF ASKING GOOD COACHING QUESTIONS (Wednesday, August 15th, 2018)

Do you find yourself acting as the primary problem solver on your team? Do you wish you could get more people on the team to be effective problem solvers? The reality is, as Lean practitioners and leaders, we can't do all of the problem raising and problem solving ourselves. We need to develop the problem-solving … Continue reading LEAN LEADERSHIP: THE ART OF ASKING GOOD COACHING QUESTIONS (Wednesday, August 15th, 2018)

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: A3 THINKING & IMPLEMENTATION (Friday, August 10th, 2018)

A3 is more than a tool. It is a methodical approach to think about business problems. We will learn about theory of A3 and then engage in developing our own A3 reports. This is a Hands-On Workshop where you will get a chance to practice what you learn. Networking activities will be built into the … Continue reading HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: A3 THINKING & IMPLEMENTATION (Friday, August 10th, 2018)