As part of this workshop, attendee’s will participate in multiple hands on exercises, which will teach you how to create effective visual management tools and use them to help drive your problem solving processes. As a part of the workshop Participants will tour the Host Site. On the tour we will highlight visual controls and visual management in action.
This workshop is divided into three parts:
1 Visual order: workplace (5S), visual standards, key point charts, and visualisation of performance against standards.
2. Visual management metrics and problem solving, how to configure the visual boards and the process of maintaining them along with roles and responsibilities
3. The tracking of improvement activities, and how to project manage them
The items covered will be team member allocation visualisation, the selection and visualisation of performance indicators, and project management of improvement activities, and key factors for successful visual management.
Effectively design a visual management system for your organisation
Implement visual management tools effectively throughout the entire organisation
Effectively place management information in the workplace to improve self leadership and enable people to work precisely.
Effectively align workplace activity to business goals and improve performance by decreasing variation.
FACILITATOR - Barry McCarthy
Barry McCarthy has a wealth of knowledge in the field of operational excellence. Barry is a recent graduate of the Toyota Production System, but will always be a student. Experiencing the rhythmic production lines of Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Kentucky, and of course Japan at its heart, has been meaningful work. Barry specialises in the implementation of integrated systems and routines; always respecting human resource development.
He has implemented company-wide: Hoshin Kanri, Toyota Business Practices, On-job-development, Leadership Development, and the Toyota Way. At the shop floor level: Management, Engineering, and Logistics Development Systems, Jishuken, Standardised work, A3, and PDCA. He worked in the Toyota Institute, Manufacturing Organisational Planning and Development, and the TPS office within Toyota.
With a grounded engineering background Barry has also implemented continuous improvement in food processing, manufacturing, packaging, printing, and front of house food service and management.
In addition to the practical experience Barry has completed a Master degree in Applied Positive Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Business, Diploma of Training and Assessment, Diploma in Competitive Systems and Practices. Interestingly Barry’s first degree was civil engineering.
HOST SITE - Vistaprint
Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, empowers millions of business owners worldwide to market themselves professionally. Their wide range of quality products at aﬀordable prices, along with design tools suited to every skill level and need, mean everyone can create the customised materials they need to get their message across. They invented the technology – and the concept itself – of aﬀordable online printing in quantities that meet the needs of small business owners. And they’re constantly enhancing it. Today their patented printing technique allows them to maximise efficiency and consistently deliver quality and savings to the customer.
OTHER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
AME Australia is a not for profit association. We provide high quality low cost events. We charge a small fee to cover the cost of facilitators and administration.
This workshop is conducted using lecture and slide presentation and incorporates practical activities at the Host Site. There are workbooks for all participants with ample time for discussion, interaction, and Q & A.
This workshop requires a minimum of 8 participants, and we advise a maximum of 20 participants.
The workshop is half day for a total of 4.5 hours.
Refreshments will be provided .
You can become an AME member for $265 per year.
This event may be cancelled by AME for any reason. AME is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants.
AME may take photographs during events and may use those photographs for AME’s purposes.
The Host Site reserves the right to decline attendees.
Please direct enquiries to Laura Robertson on 1300 263 287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.