The key factor for Superior performance is developing leaders who engage and develop people in continuous improvement.

All Leaders Must be Trained to Lead Improvement:

Work toward Key Performance Indicators targets through daily improvement
Understand the lean tools and how to apply them
Know how to facilitate the group and develop individuals

Leadership Coaching si all about creating leaders that succeed in changing themselves to lead, teach, and coach others on the long-term journey to continuous improvement, and how to get employees on point and on mission.

Learning Objectives:

Understand why simply focusing on “cost cutting” in these challenging times is the wrong approach.
Learn why “delegating lean” to others doesn’t work
Understand how to develop and engage competent, able and committed team members.
Understand how to develop leaders who sustain and improve the systems of lean.
Recommend for any level of leadership within the company

We base our Leadership development in the Toyota Way Lean Leadership Model

THE IMPROVEMENT

A four-step sequence that is a systematic, scientific pattern for managing teams. Practicing it helps any team get better at meeting goals and challenges.

THE COACHING

A set of teaching routines that help you develop coaching skill. It is a coaching pattern that helps managers teach Improvement Kata thinking and acting.

What Skills do Leaders Need to Self Develop to Lead a Lean Transformation?

  • Communication
  • Influencing Others
  • Negotiation
  • Facilitation
  • Collaboration
  • Sensitivity
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Recommended Industries

Manufacturing (Automotive, Food, Plastics, Electronics…), & Services ( Banking, IT & Project based companies).

Senior Leadership, Functional Managers( HR, Finance, Sales..), Project Managers, Operations Managers, Lean Practitioners,

Who should attend?

Any leader within the company regardless the leadership level

Instructed by seasoned Lean Coaches

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Edgar Cardenas

Lean Advisor & Coach – Europe Operations Director

Edgar has worked the last years in countries like Romania, Hungary, Russia, Mexico, Colombia, Spain and  USA…, providing support to companies on their improvement journey based on developing teams to improve the quality of people & processes, in several industries including: Automotive, Electronics manufacturing, Food & Beverages, Plastics, Shared Service Centers, logistic services, among others.

Trajectory Highlights - Expand Biography

He recently provide support to companies like Bosch, Hino Motors, Mercedes Benz, Kimball, Zebra technologies, Takata, Inteva Products, Dawn Foods, BOA, Mars, Rubbermaid, Faist Group, Emerson, Exide, Harsha Engineers, Steelcase..

  • Lean for Business Processes corporate trainer for several companies

  • Operational Excellence speaker at several international Lean Conferences & Summits.

  • He has developed in Lean Management over 1000 managers & leaders

  • Certified as Lean Practitioner & Six Sigma´s Black Belt by the IIE, Atlanta , Georgia.

  • Edgar has received direct coaching and professional development from renowned leaders like:, Ritsuo Shingo (Former  Toyota President ), PhD. Jeffrey Liker (The Toyota Way), Gary Convis (Former VP at Toyota N.A. )

Align and engage all the company levels to go beyond the “typical” Lean implementation

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