Lean Foundation Series: Leadership Module 3: Leadership Standardised Work and Gemba Walks

Type: Workshop

Location: Christchurch

Leader Standardised Work is a key part of a Lean Leaders daily management activities. It effectively brings structure to these activities and provides for an environment where responsibility and accountability are fundamental to the success of a Lean Programme. Practicing Leader Standardised Work brings clarity and understanding to what is happening in the processes the leader is responsible for and brings structure and purpose to their Gemba Walks.

The topics to be covered are:


In this workshop participants will:


Having studied Engineering Science at Oxford University in the 1980s, Tony Burns began work as a trainee engineer with Rolls-Royce plc in Derby, UK. Over the next 20 years, he qualified as a management accountant, became an accredited lean/6-sigma business improvement leader as well as an accredited business performance coach through the Oxford School of Coaching and Mentoring.
Tony has worked for Simply Lean Business Solutions as a Lean Consultant since 2009 in many diverse business sectors and is a full member of the UK Institute of Management and a member of Business Mentors New Zealand.

Who should attend:

This workshop is aimed at CEO’s, business owners, managers and supervisors wishing to advance their Gemba Walking skills.


This workshop is registered under the NZTE Capability Development Voucher Scheme. Please contact us for details.



Date: Tuesday 4 July
RSVP: Friday 23 June
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Venue: NZMEA, Level 1, 236 Hereford Street, Christchurch
Parking: On street


Registration Type Availability Price Quantity
Non Member Price: Leadership Module 3 Non-Member $316.25
NZMEA Member Price: Leadership Module 3 Member $230.00