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Developing Problem Solving and Coaching Skills
Thursday, April 4 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Free – $39
Do you have more problems than problem solvers? Do you have a lack of coaches to develop problem solvers? Is too much time spent on firefighting, not enough time to solve problems? Then this workshop is for you. Learn how TIDI Products is creating sustainable long-term improvements without creating “work-arounds” or adding additional burden to the operators by:
- Focusing on Low Cost, Rapid Experimentation
- Developing associates’ problem-solving skills and empowering them to make daily improvements in their processes
- Developing team leads as coaches
Practice making rapid changes by identifying obstacles and using experimentation through PDCA cycles to learn the process TIDI’s frontline associates are using. Create a plan on how these concepts of engaging frontline associates in these activities may be applied within your company including identifying potential obstacles to implementation and ideas to countermeasure those obstacles.
Melissa is the Manager of Continuous Improvement and Training at TIDI Products, a medical device manufacturer headquartered in Neenah, WI. She started her journey with Lean & Six Sigma in 2004 focused on streamlining office processes. Over the past 15 years, Melissa has worked with all levels of multiple organizations to identify opportunities and lead both strategic and tactical continuous improvement efforts in both manufacturing and the office. Currently she is focused on developing the problem solving and coaching skills of associates and leaders, and creating a culture of daily continuous improvement within TIDI.