Kata Coaching Workshop

This eight hour workshop brings to life the concepts and practice of Kata coaching to help you sustain your improvement journey.

 

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Kata expert Drew Locher takes you on a practical journey through Toyota’s incredibly successful Kata managerial thinking process.

Kata Coaching Workshop

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Key Learning:

  • Learn how to apply Coaching Kata in your organisation
  • Help people become comfortable with change and strive for new challenges
  • Improve the problem solving and continuous improvement abilities of your people by developing your own training and coaching skills based on Kata
  • Teach a systematic, scientific way of developing your associates’ own solutions

Coaching Kata – Learn a set of coaching routines to help develop effective coaching habits. Learn the methodology of how to manage, support, monitor and initiate team-based improvement activities through instruction and simulation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This workshop is ideal for improvement champions, Lean leaders and any professional responsible for developing and coaching people, including:

  • Enterprise leaders and managers requiring an underpinning knowledge to lead the adoption and practice of Lean management.
  • Existing Lean and continuous improvement leaders who want to lead and manage more effectively.
  • Individuals and organisations focused on creating and developing Lean leaders.
  • HR professionals charged with leadership development and involving more of their organisation’s people in improvement, adaptation and innovation.

NOTE: This workshop is suitable for leaders from all sectors, including manufacturing, service industries and the public sector.

Unlock the success of Lean management thinking Habits + routines = continuous improvement

Workshop Overview:

Kata expert Drew Locher takes you on a practical journey through Toyota’s incredibly successful Kata managerial thinking process. Through hands-on activities and simulations, learn how Kata Coaching can turn behaviours into habits and patterns into routines in any organisation. This workshop is a unique opportunity to discover how to unlock the habits of continuous improvement and hear why Kata is so critical to Toyota’s continuing success.

Key benefits:

  • Transform your management approach to coaching by encouraging, advising and mentoring colleagues through Coaching Kata.
  • Use Improvement Kata to teach others and motivate your team’s way of thinking and acting to drive continuous improvement.
  • Develop and utilise the capability of colleagues to consistently work towards new levels of performance.
  • Empower workers to handle dynamic, unpredictable situations, and make improvements every day.

“ The use of practical KATA simulation really helped with the understanding of the theory, Drew was extremely helpful in teaching and patient in his approach”

Senior Manager, Manufacturing Operations, Hologic

“ With his vast experience, Drew Locher clearly knows his stuff, really liked his teaching style. After the workshop I now understand KATA and am able to use what I have learned.”

Division GROWTH Manager, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies

Expert Trainer: DREW LOCHER

Lean Specialist & Kata Instructor Drew first became involved in the development and delivery of innovative Business Improvement programs while working for General Electric in the 1980s. Since 2001, he has been a faculty member of the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) the not-for-profit organization of Jim Womack, the co-author of Lean Thinking.

Drew is currently an instructor in ISD’s Improvement Kata & Coaching Kata course and developer of the new Lean Leadership program at the University of Michigan.

DELEGATE FEES

EARLY BIRD

£ 395

+VAT Per Delegate

  • PAY BEFORE Friday 31st January 2020

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STANDARD

£ 495

+VAT Per Delegate

  • BOOKED AFTER Friday 31st January 2020

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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 £75 per delegate enrollment fee. Regrettably we do not provide refunds less than 30 days before the seminar.