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May 21

5-Day Lean Leader Workshop

Monday, May 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Register for the week at the May 21 event start date.
$1,995.00 – $2,495.00

This 5-day interactive Lean Leader workshop will cover the relationships between lean tools, organizational leadership, and organizational culture. By exploring these relationships and practicing the skills we share each day, your leaders and your organization will begin behaving and thinking “lean”. While the workshop emphasizes tools and techniques, significant time will be spent on how to think through a problem independently and with others. Ultimately, the sustainability of any organization’s continuous improvement effort must be more than tools in search of problems. It must be ingrained into the way we think and behave every day. This thinking and behavior must take place at all levels of the organization. Participants will gain skills to lead continuous improvement with more confidence and understanding. Organizations who believe that employees are their most precious asset know the importance of making a commitment to provide these types of development programs. This combination of commitment and training leads to a true problem solving culture.

Learning objectives:

  • Recognize waste in the workplace and processes
  • Document waste and eliminate it through lean tool application
  • Appreciate the impact of MDI and how it can help the coach in the workplace
  • Know the importance of systematic thinking as it relates to real-world work problems
  • Differentiate between Standard Work and Leader Standard Work
  • Comprehend the relationship between tools, leadership and culture


Day 1 – Baseline skills

  • Waste recognition
  • Waste walk simulation
  • TWI Job Methods
  • Standard Work

Day 2 – Baseline skills

  • TWI Job Instruction
  • TWI Job Relations
  • 5s Simulation

Day 3 – Baseline skills

  • SMED
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Change Management

Day 4 – Hands on workshop

  • Managing for Daily Improvement (MDI)

Day 5 – Hand on workshop

  • A3 problem solving


Your presenter:

Dave Lange, Optima Associates, Inc.

Dave Lange’s role in the implementation of lean manufacturing techniques is that of coach and mentor, and emphasizes the importance of connecting strategy to actionable operations improvements. He creates lasting change with his clients.




For group pricing please contact Steve Levin at steve.levin@optimanow.com


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Monday, May 21, 2018
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$1,995.00 – $2,495.00
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1060 West Mason St.
Green Bay, 54303 United States
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