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2012 Lean Coaching Summit

Lean Coaching SummitDecember 4-5, 2012 - Orlando, FL
A creative collaborative effort of LEI & Lean Frontiers

Build your essential lean coaching skills at the first annual Lean Coaching Summit, designed to help you and your company move from a vision of coaching excellence to reality.

The Summit is two days of keynotes, networking, and intensive, interactive breakout sessions that will give you practical ways to be a better teacher, listener, questioner, communicator, problem solver– in short, a better coach.

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in collaboration with

Lean Frontiers

The conference, co-sponsored by the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) and Lean Frontiers, includes:


Keynotes and Plenary Sessions:

JOhn Shook
John Shook, LEI CEO, author of award-winning books and articles, former Toyota manager who helped it transfer production, engineering, and management systems from Japan to operations around the world.


JOhn Shook Paul Levy, former CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, one of the nation's preeminent academic health centers, and author of Goal Play! Leadership Lessons from the Soccer Field.
Margene Hagene Margie Hagene, an experienced coach at a variety of companies and management levels, including teaching senior managers how to change roles and responsibilities for leading lean transformations.

Margene HageneCoaching Intensives:

  • Coaching for Problem Solving
  • Coaching with TWI
  • Coaching with A3
  • Coaching Coaches
  • Coaching Leaders

Open space

In-depth, collaborative sessions on topics that you propose for a deeper dive.


Start or expand your network of Lean Thinkers. The conference is designed to bring together enthusiastic lean practitioners in an atmosphere that creates genuine value and friendships. You'll have plenty of opportunities to talk face-to-face with fellow Lean Thinkers to learn their struggle points, how they overcome obstacles, and how they are becoming better at coaching.

Learn more about the conference topics and how to register »