This half day workshop is the first step in understanding the principles of Lean Thinking. Learn how to implement Lean principles into your organization. Lean 101 is an interactive workshop using Lego activities to provide practical experience in the power of Lean thinking.
The session is designed for those wanting to learn about the origins and foundations of Lean principles and experience the impact and potential that Lean principles may have in their business.
Understand the basic concepts of lean
Through practical hands-on activities using Lego participants understand the concepts by 'doing'
Helps participants identify opportunities in their workplace.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone looking to:
begin, or considering beginning, the Lean journey
learn more about Lean principles
network with like-minded people
advance their career
explore lean thinking and other enterprise improvement methodologies
learn more about how continuous improvement is applied
improve the overall value of their organisation
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.
OTHER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
This workshop is conducted using lecture and slide presentation and incorporates activities using Lego. There are workbooks for all participants with ample time for discussion, interaction, and Q & A.
This workshop requires a minimum of 10 participants, and we advise a maximum of 16 participants.
AME Australia is a not for profit association. We charge a small fee to cover the cost of administration, venue hire and event management.
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.
Please direct enquiries to Laura Robertson on 1300 263 287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.