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Jacksonville Lean Management Workshops by the Lean Enterprise Institute Develop Leadership and Problem-Solving Skills

Workshops set for the Lean Enterprise Institute’s Southeast regional training in Jacksonville, FL, Dec. 6-8, 2011,  develop managers’ lean leadership skills as well as the capability of employees to perform such critical lean activities as problem solving.

The curriculum at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront includes two new workshops: Lean Thinking for Executives and TWI: Job Instruction. It also includes a "lunch and learn" with LEI CEO John Shook on Dec. 7.

The executive session helps senior leaders and line managers with the tough job of moving from implementing lean tools to changing the organization’s fundamental approach to management to create a problem-solving culture. TWI (Training Within Industry) is based on the highly successful program developed during WWII that enabled the U.S. to rapidly hire and train new workers as problem solvers. The complete curriculum is:

Dec. 6
- Coaching Skills for Lean Implementation Leaders.
- Management Standard Work.
- Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process (two days)

Dec. 7
- Getting the Right Things Done (two days).
- Lean Problem Solving.

Dec. 8
- NEW! Lean Thinking for Executives.
- NEW! TWI: Job Instruction.

Pricing and Discounts
Workshop fees of $800 to $1600 include tuition, training materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks. For complete details and to register, go to: https://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm?cureventid=97 , call 617- 871-2900, or email registrar@lean.org .
Transformational Leadership Program

Alumni of LEI’s Transformational Leadership Program are invited to attend a special follow-up event, also set for Jacksonville Dec. 6-8.

Lean Community Resources
Join LEI’s community of Lean Thinkers at  https://www.lean.org/WhoWeAre/why_join.cfm to receive a weekly newsletter with lean management resources and news. You’ll get access to lean case studies, webinars, interviews with executives on lean leadership, and archives of essays by authors and thought leaders John Shook, LEI CEO, and Jim Womack, LEI founder.

About the Lean Enterprise Institute
The Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. was founded in 1997 by management expert James P. Womack, Ph.D., as a nonprofit research, education, publishing, and conference company with a mission to advance lean thinking around the world. Visit LEI at https://www.lean.org for more information.  Media: Chet Marchwinski, cmarchwinski@lean.org, 617-871-2930.