Date: 8th - 29th March 2023
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Theme: Operational efficiency, Business Strategy
A development course for team leaders in manufacturing companies who are on the route to excellence.
Empowering and engaging your team leaders in key decisions brings sustained performance and growth. Businesses that grow and outsprint competitors have invested in the leaders in the business. If you want a better business, you need strong and energised leadership at all levels!
Improve leadership skills, drive your team to success, gain a competitive edge, perform and grow, maximise profitability!
This online course is designed for companies that are dedicated to continuous improvement and are committed to strong leadership skills in all levels of the business.
Here to help team leaders answer the following questions and more: What does good look like? Can I measure good? Can I identify the first actionable step to get there?
Do I have the lean tools to implement improvement? Can I engage others in these behaviours and coach the skills? Have I got a good understanding of how digital advances can help? Do I feel empowered to do all this?
The programme will fast track team leaders' learning through the following 5 key building blocks:
Part 1: Wednesday 8th March 1:30-4:30pm - The Role of Production Leader
Driving the right culture, embedding continuous improvement, displaying the appropriate leadership behaviours, objective setting, time management.
Part 2: Wednesday 15th March 1:30-4:30pm - Setting the Bar High Through Measurement
Understanding high-level measures and linking them to departmental KPIs, deciding what to measure and manage, quantifying / confirming improvements based on data, standardising, sharing, celebrating.
Part 3: Wednesday 22nd March 1:30-4:30pm - Continuous Improvement is Critical
How to start the continuous improvement process, coaching and educating teams in the process of continuous improvement, creating competitive advantage, driving the key measures in the right direction. Plan Do Check Act (PDCA) for control and continuous improvement; the link between profit, safety, quality, cost, delivery, people (SQCDP) and the elimination of waste and variability; identifying value-added / non-value processes to eliminate the 7 production wastes; standardising processes using lean tools.
Part 4: Wednesday 29th March 1:30-4:30pm - Digitalisation - Is There a Better Way?
Are you digital ready? How to identify processes that can be digitalised. What support is out there to drive the digital future. How to present a compelling case to management for digital improvement.