Lean Foundation Series: Leadership Module 3: Leadership Standardised Work and Gemba Walks
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:
- The philosophy behind structured activities for leaders
- A practical insight into how to create Leader Standard Work
- The importance and use of Visual Controls
- How to undertake an effective Gemba Walk
- How to use your Gemba Walk as a teaching opportunity
In this workshop participants will:
- Build their knowledge about bringing structure and accountability to their day
- Create a Leader Standardised Work example
- Learn how to use Visual Controls during a Gemba Walk to understand the current condition
- Learn the language and behaviours of Leaders undertaking Gemba Walks.
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|