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16th-17th October 2018, Ansty Hall Hotel, Warwickshire

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16th-17th October 2018

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Key Learning:

  • Two-day workshop will create a deep understanding true root cause and applying a structured approach to problem solving
  • Includes scenarios, games, group activities and A3 end of course presentations to actively involve participants
  • Avoid the pitfalls of jumping to ‘solutions’ and instead follow a structured disciplined process of problem solving
  • Reduce the amount of fire-fighting and work-rounds and Kick-start A3 adoption in your organisation
  • Includes free parking, full bound workbook, and breakfast and lunch on both days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • People who see re-occurring problems every day in their company
  • All levels of the organisation with a will and desire to solve and eradicate problems for good
  • Senior managers who wish to improve their abilities to lead and manage
  • Anyone who wishes to improve his or her critical lean thinking
  • HR professionals who wish to seek more effective means to deeply improve the thinking, behaviour, alignment, and performance of their organisation and the people in it
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By the end of this workshop delegates will be able to:

  • Welcome mistakes as opportunities and have confidence in decision making through following a scientific method of problem solving
  • Understand how a system of problem management and escalation helps improve the organisation and its performance
  • Avoid the pitfalls of jumping to ‘solutions’ and instead follow a structured disciplined process of problem solving
  • Reduce the amount of fire-fighting and work-rounds and kick start A3 adoption in your organisation
  • Facilitate a team through the A3 process utilising key quality tools

At the end of two days you will learn:

  • The concepts of structured problem solving and the importance of team work to sustaining an improvement culture
  • How to use and apply basic tools to identify and deliver improvements to workplace processes and procedures
  • Appreciate concepts of team dynamics and apply practical tools to enhance team performance
  • How to visualise using A3 thinking and when and how to use this powerful lean tool
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DAY ONE 16th October 2018

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  • Structured approaches to problem solving:
    • PDCA
    • DMAIC
    • 8D
    • A3 Thinking
  • Exercise: How teams solve problems
  • Problem identification and definition:
    • Defining a problem – is/is not
    • Writing a problem statement
    • Speaking with data
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  • Introduction to quality tools:
    • Pareto
    • Data collection
  • Simulation Exercise 1:
    • Collecting data
    • Starting an A3
  • Writing a problem statement
  • Cause and effect analysis:
    • Fishbone
    • 5 Whys
    • Moving form creative to analytical thinking
  • Simulation Exercise 2:
    • Managing variability
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DAY TWO 17th October 2018

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  • Case study:
    • Speaking with Data and Facts
  • Introduction to mapping techniques – process thinking
  • SOPs:
    • The importance of standardisation
  • Introduction to SPC (statistical process control)
  • Reducing variation :
    • demystifying Six Sigma
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  • Simulation Exercise 3:
    • Improving the process
  • Problem Management and A3 Thinking:
    • Integrating A3s into daily work
  • Simulation Exercise 4:
    • Sustaining the gains
  • Simulation Exercise 5:
    • Demonstrating application of the learning of A3
    • Preparation for end of course A3 Presentation
  • Group Presentations using A3 Thinking
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Ansty Hall Hotel, Warwickshire

 

09:00 – 17:00 / 16th-17th October 2018

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Venue & Accommodation

Ansty Hall Hotel, Main Road

Ansty, Coventry

CV7 9HZ

Accommodation Overnight accommodation is not included in the registration fee. However reduced rates at Ansty Hall Hotel are available at £105 including breakfast per room per night. Please contact the hotel directly on 02476 612 222, ALWAYS quote True North Excellence TRUE280616. Birmingham International Airport NEC is a 20 minute drive to the venue. Email: Events.Ansty@macdonald-hotels.co.uk

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DELEGATE FEES

EARLY BIRD

£ 795

+VAT Per Delegate

  • PAY BEFORE Friday 28th September 2018 *Includes free parking, full bound workbook, lunch on both days.

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STANDARD

£ 895

+VAT Per Delegate

  • BOOKED AFTER Friday 28th September 2018 *Includes free parking, full bound workbook, lunch on both days.

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FOUR WAYS TO REGISTER:

Book Online: Click on Book Your Place Now at the top of the page to book tickets using credit and debit cards

Telephone: +44 (0)161 298 5556

Email: Nicola Corocos nicola@truenorthexcellence.com

Download and complete brochure booking form and post to: True North Excellence Ltd, Smithy Cottage, Stowford, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 5XP

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: True North Excellence Ltd reserve the right to amend the programme, speakers or venue and alter or cancel the seminar without liability. CANCELLATIONS: Should you be unable to attend, a substitute is always welcome, up to three working days before the event. Refunds will be made up to 30 days before the event in writing, minus a £200 per delegate enrollment fee. Regrettably we do not provide refunds less than 30 days before the seminar.

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