Leader Standard Work – March 8th (FULL – join waitlist)

Leader Standard Work – March 8th (FULL – join waitlist)

Application~, Beginner~, Classes, Leadership~
Class Description It's time to learn and apply Leader Standard Work to your daily routine! The true purpose of leadership is to empower and develop your employees so they can achieve awesome things.  To accomplish this, you need a standard way of working that will allow you to maximize your efficiency and impact while fulfilling your most important duty to your people.As the whirlwind takes over our day, we quickly lose control of our priorities.  Once we fall into firefighting mode, our ability to improve and sustain processes and activities becomes secondary.  This is where Leader Standard Work (LSW) comes into play.  LSW is the foundation to creating new leadership habits that will allow you to spend more time listening to your team, developing your team’s problem-solving abilities, and sustaining…
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Leader Standard Work – Feb 9th (FULL, join waitlist)

Leader Standard Work – Feb 9th (FULL, join waitlist)

Application~, Beginner~, Classes, Leadership~
Leader Standard Work: Creating your new leadership routine (online class) Class Description The February 9th class is full, but the waitlist is growing. Please let Jennifer know if you’re interested in this topic, we will likely hold another class in March. The true purpose of leadership is to empower and develop your employees so they can achieve awesome things.  To accomplish this, you need a standard way of working that will allow you to maximize your efficiency and impact while fulfilling your most important duty to your people.As the whirlwind takes over our day, we quickly lose control of our priorities.  Once we fall into firefighting mode, our ability to improve and sustain processes and activities becomes secondary.  This is where Leader Standard Work (LSW) comes into play.  LSW is the…
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Lean 101 – 6 week series, 2 options: Starts Sept 19th (FULL) & Sept 21st

Lean 101 – 6 week series, 2 options: Starts Sept 19th (FULL) & Sept 21st

Beginner~, Classes, Foundational~
Lean 101(a virtual learning experience) Join us on a journey to discover the basic elements of lean principles and see the impact they make when you put them into practice. This course consists of six, one-hour classes focused on the foundational elements of lean. During this course, you will learn more about the history/background of lean, why these principles are important to creating a culture of excellence, standard work, 8 wastes, 5S, PDCA, and visual management. Each week will include instruction, discussion, and simulations followed by small project assignments between each class to help you practice the concepts in your own environment.Lean 101 is a beginning-level course that teaches participants the basic concepts of Lean Thinking. It is suitable for participants who work in office or manufacturing environments and includes…
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3H Teamwork – May 16th & 31st (CANCELLED)

3H Teamwork – May 16th & 31st (CANCELLED)

Application~, Beginner~, Classes, Developing People~
Back by popular demand, the 3H Teamwork class is a mini, team member focused version of our well known 3H Leadership class.  This 2-session series focuses on: Personal Responsibility Personal Communications Constructive Confrontation Title: 3H Teamwork – Engaging your Heart, Head, and HandsFacilitator: Kari Penca Course Description:Lean organizations strive to continuously improve quality, lead-time and cost performance by harnessing the natural problem-solving creativity of all employees on a daily basis. This focus on problem-solving capability naturally emphasizes the importance of engaging employees critical thinking skills – their “heads”. Tapping the full potential of their creativity, however, also relies on engaging their human need to contribute and be creative – their “hearts”.  3H Teamwork is a series of two focused sessions for individual team members.  These two sessions explore the building blocks for…
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LEAN 101: 6-WEEK SERIES – April 28th – June 2nd (Full)

LEAN 101: 6-WEEK SERIES – April 28th – June 2nd (Full)

Beginner~, Classes, Foundational~
Lean 101(a virtual learning experience) FULL - the next class will start in September Join us on a journey to discover the basic elements of lean principles and see the impact they make when you put them into practice. This course consists of six, one-hour classes focused on the foundational elements of lean. During this course, you will learn more about the history/background of lean, why these principles are important to creating a culture of excellence, standard work, 8 wastes, 5S, PDCA, and visual management. Each week will include instruction, discussion, and simulations followed by small project assignments between each class to help you practice the concepts in your own environment.Lean 101 is a beginning-level course that teaches participants the basic concepts of Lean Thinking. It is suitable for participants…
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Intro to Lean – April 19th (in person) – Class is FULL

Intro to Lean – April 19th (in person) – Class is FULL

Beginner~, Classes, Foundational~
This is a one-day overview of all Lean principles with a fun and interactive simulation to demonstrate the application of the Lean tools.  This class is a pre-requisite for many other classes and very beneficial for people new to Lean principles or individuals who need a broader Lean education. Date:        Wednesday, April 19th Time:        8am-5pmLocation:  Olympus Controls                  18280 SW 108th Ave                  Tualatin, ORCost:         $150 per person ($250 nonmembers) Registration: Email [email protected]. Include name(s), email(s), and job titles. CLASS IS FULL - you will be added to a waitlist. Key Concepts:Introduction to Lean is a beginning level course that teaches students the basic concepts of Lean Thinking.  This includes topics around waste, value, 5S, single piece flow, Kanban, etc.  It is suitable for students who work in office or shop…
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Intro to the Improvement Kata – April 13th (2 seats left)

Intro to the Improvement Kata – April 13th (2 seats left)

Beginner~, Classes, Solving Problems~
This class is an experiential introduction to the improvement cycle and coaching cycle of the Toyota Kata, a structured approach to continuous improvement that helps people develop a scientific mindset. How fast can you lay out 24 cards in a precise sequence? You’ll discover that and more in this 2.5-hour program. You will be introduced to a structured improvement cycle that will let you discover how to reach a significant challenge in a series of incremental experiments. Through a series of coaching questions, you will learn how to take a step, make a prediction, observe the outcome and learn from it in a way that can inform your next step. You will leave familiar with these two cycles and a strong appreciation for how they can help you improve just…
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