TOYOTA KATA

Improvement & Coaching Routine for Problem Solving

AN INNOVATIVE SYSTEM FOR IMPROVEMENT

Description

TK (Toyota Kata) is a brilliantly innovative management system that provides the means to achieve two equally important objectives:

  1. A methodology to achieve challenging objectives (problem solving) that are currently beyond a team’s ability to reach, and…
  2. Developing managers and leaders as coaches for creating a culture of continuous improvement, adaption, and innovation. This is done through simple, easy-to-teach, time-efficient, daily routines.

WHAT IS  THE TOYOTA KATA

PUBLIC ȚINTĂ:

Senior managers, leaders and  middle managers in development interested in creating a sustainable culture of continuous improvement through use of the cutting edge management methodology of Toyota Kata.

DURATA CURSULUI & LIMBA:

16 Hours (2 Sessions) – English

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Day 1: Improvement / Coaching Kata Seminar

Deep exploration into the theory and research that underlies the overall Toyota Kata methodology. This day introduces and explains new research findings about how Toyota manages its people and sustains a culture of continuous improvement.

It develops awareness of a model of leadership and a method of management through which organizations can more efficiently cultivate adaptiveness, innovation, and sustained competitive advantage within their workforce. The described behavior routines are universally applicable in any organization or setting, old or new; manufacturing, service industry, administrative, healthcare, financial, etc. The course includes a ½-day hands-on practice exercise using a video based manufacturing case study. Finally, we cap off the experience with a discussion on how organizations are working to shift toward this management model.

Day 2: Improvement Kata Experience

Based on Mike Rother’s award winning book, Toyota Kata, this day provides a unique mix of theory and a hefty dose of hands-on practice , providing a deep dive into two fundamental behavior patterns at the core of the TK methodology: the 5-Question Coaching Dialog and Rapid PDCA Cycles.

Students gain direct insight into the power of these methods through repeated personal practice. At the heart of the training experience is a challenge that requires a high level of ingenuity and continuous improvement; on the spot and in real time. Small teams will be assembled at this event where they will work together and strive to achieve ever higher levels of performance using the TK methods, thereby gaining familiarity with those methods.

INSTRUCTOR

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BETH CARRINGTON

Beth is a Toyota Kata instructor at the University of Michigan and Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) teaching Toyota Kata. Beth also presents at national conferences and acts as workshop facilitator for organizations such as AME, MEP, Shingo, LEI and LEI Healthcare Value Network.

Since 2008 Beth has concentrated her learning, teaching and practice on the deployment of “Toyota Kata” as described in the book of the same name by author Mike Rother. As a Toyota Kata Master coach Beth assists organization’s Advance Groups build a Continuous Improvement Culture through the deployment of this Content-Free Purpose Driven methodology.

Since 1999 Beth has been an independent consultant and trainer, leading organizations in lean transformations. She has a diverse range of clients from small and large organizations with repetitive and custom processing in manufacturing, service and healthcare environments. Beth Carrington has over 25 years experience in leadership roles within personal care, furniture and automotive industries. These positions included Quality Leadership, Operations Management and President of a Global tier-one automotive supplier; Acutex Div, SPX Corp.

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Edgar Cardenas

International experience (Americas & Europe) in  operational excellence  deployment & training, for manufacturing & service environments, helping several customers to develop people & processes on their lean transformation journey , in several industry sectors including: Electronic Manufacturing, Food, Financial services, Plastics, Automotive, Logistics services, among others

  • Co-developer of the Toyota Way assessment Model. 
  • Lean Office corporate trainer for several companies (manufacturing and services) Depth training at OpEX Shingo Prize Model Assessment (2011 v.)He has consulted several companies, driving improvement initiatives & projects using Lean principles and systems deployment.
  • Development Leader for the Lean Manufacturing E- Training  and Lean Manufacturing Simulator Material
  • Operational Excellence speaker at Mexico IIE Conferences and International Engineering Summits.  He has trained on site in Lean Thinking over than 600 engineers and managers.
  • Received development in Lean Leadership, Hoshin Kanri and Cultural change by PhD. Jeffrey Liker (The Toyota Way) & Gary Convis (Former VP at Toyota N.A. )
  • Experience on Theory of Constraints to elevate systems throughput,  also capable on Strategic Planning using TOC´s Thinking Process.
  • Former  Lean & Six Sigma Team Member for the RIM CFT from Celestica Monterrey. Former Associated Financial Vice President  for the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Mexico Region.
  • Certified Lean Practitioner  by the IIE, Atlanta , Georgia
  • Certified Six Sigma´s Black Belt by the IIE, Atlanta , Georgia
  • Industrial Engineer BA degree from the U.A.N.L.

INSTRUCTOR

Bill Costantino

BILL CONSTANTINO

Bill is the founder and Senior Partner for W3 Group. He was among the first 200 employees hired at Toyota’s Georgetown, KY, auto plant, where he was a group leader for 7 years.

Since 1994, he has worked as an independent consultant, supporting companies in diverse industries making the leap to lean management. Bill’s five-year effort converting Cedar Works to lean manufacturing is summarized in a chapter of the book, Becoming Lean (Productivity Press).

For the last five years, he has collaborated closely with Mike Rother, author of Toyota Kata. Rother and Costantino have developed and co-lead a variety of professional development seminars and workshops for the University of Michigan and Lean Enterprise Institute. Their focus is teaching the underlying philosophy, critical routines, and skill development of the Toyota Kata approach to management.

Bill is an Ambassador for Toyota Kata and frequent speaker around the world. He is an adjunct faculty at Bainbridge Graduate Institute for the Sustainable Operations course, a guest lecturer at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI, and a member of the Michigan Lean Consortium.

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