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Managing to Learn Remotely: A3 Management - At Your Pace, At Your Place

Learning online does not mean learning alone. Avoid travel costs and maximize peer learning and instructor face to face time in an online environment that helps you to breakdown problem-solving using the A3 format. By attending this remote workshop, you and your classmates will be led by seasoned coaches one section at a time. Allowing you the space & time you need to reflect and apply the learning along the way. This approach helps you solve real problems at your company by collecting real-time data, collaborating with colleagues, and gathering feedback and support from peers and senior coaches.

This class is designed to maximize individual attention to your problem & your learning needs. To foster a deep learning experience, class size is limited.

Learning Cycle

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the way an A3 helps guide a problem-solving effort.
  • Begin addressing a problem that impacts more than one worker by gaining insights from others who touch the work or are involved in the process.
  • Actively participate in A3 problem-solving in two different capacities: as author/owner and coach

Target Audience: 

  • Any manager who wishes to improve his or her organization
  • Any manager who wishes to lead and manage his or her organization more effectively
  • Change agents, lean promotion office managers, and specialists
  • HR and OD professionals who wish to seek more effective means to deeply improve the thinking, behavior, alignment, and performance of their organization and the people in it
  • Senior executives who wish to improve their abilities to lead and manage
  • Anyone who wishes to improve his or her critical lean thinking

MTL Class stages of learning

Running Schedule:

The course runs for 9 weeks with a time commitment of ~3 hours per week for assignments, readings, and live meetings.

Technology Used:

What’s App--all our documents, assignment, and discussions will take place here. What’s App is user-friendly on computer, tablet, and mobile device. This will be a closed, private group, allowing you the freedom to learn with your peers and receive senior coaching from the course facilitators.

Zoom--we will host our live meetings on zoom. (Links will be posted on What’s App).

FAQs:

What if I cannot attend all of the live meetings? We will record the meetings and post a link to the recordings on What’s App.

I’ve never used What’s App or Zoom; how difficult are they to navigate? Both of these applications are user-friendly. We will do all of the registering on the back end for you so that you can simply download the app and go. We have been experimenting with both technologies amongst users of various ages and backgrounds and have received positive user feedback for both platforms.

What if I do not know what problem I need to solve? This is often the case. If you are able to define a problem to solve with your supervisor, employees, and colleagues ahead of time, that is ideal. However, the majority of our learners come to this class without a clearly defined problem. That is what the first part of the class is all about.

Will taking this class solve the problem that I bring forth? In some cases, yes. In most cases this class will help you frame the way you address the problem by helping you recognize when you or a colleague is jumping to a solution or defining a problem in terms of a pre-determined solution. This class will set you up to attack your problem from an informed angle while aligning key stakeholders, thus setting you up for success.

 

Managing to Learn

 2-day Workshop

Managing to Learn

Gemba-based Experience

Managing to Learn

Remote Class

Location

Classroom

Local Business

Your place of work & computer

Peer-to-peer interaction

x

x

x

Live coaching

x

x

x

Example used for practice

Your own problem

The business visited as a class

Your own problem

Peer-to-Peer interaction

x

x

x

Opportunity to collect

real-time data

 

At host site

At your own place of work

“Go do” challenges

   

x

Time to process & apply each chunk of learning

   

x

On-going support

 

 

x

Time

16 hours

16 hours

10 hours live coaching; 6 weeks of support

Price

$1600

$1600

$1000


Dates for Managing to Learn Remotely: A3 Management - At Your Pace, At Your Place
Dec 6, 2018 - Jan 31, 2019 (5 Sessions)
Instructors: Josh Howell Deborah McGee

Price: $1,000.00

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