3H Teamwork – May 6th & June 3rd (Class is Full)

Title: 3H Teamwork – Engage your Heart, Head, and Hands
Facilitator: Kari Penca
Intended Audience: This session is open to any individual within your organization who is interested in self-development and individual improvement.  Individual contributors/front line workers/team members will benefit from the concepts demonstrated and practiced throughout these sessions.  It is designed for non-leaders.   (Note:  Our next the 3H Leadership class will be held Aug-Dec this year.)   

Dates:       May 6th and June 3rd, 2019  (1st Mondays)
Time:         8am – 4:30pm
Location:  Crown Plaza Portland – Lake Oswego
                  14811 Kruse Oaks Drive
                  Lake Oswego, Oregon
Cost:         $250 for the 2 Sessions 
[Payment can be made via check made payable to NWHPEC, invoices will be sent out the mid-April.  Payment must be received no later than one week prior to this event.  Cancellations will be honored up to one week prior to the event.  Please note:  If you prefer to pay by credit card, a 10% fee will be assessed for canceling your attendance.  “No shows” will not receive a refund or account credit.]

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 effective relationships and connecting with the “heart” to create more intentional interactions with team members and to better engage your “head” and “hands” as you approach your daily job. 
The series curriculum is:

  • Aligned with Lean as the “respect for humanity” system and the key Lean concepts of True North performance, value add, non-value add and value stream teams.
  • Grounded in behavior science and neuroscience – the science of human interactions – and needs based communications.
  • Designed for participants to explore and discover concepts through classroom simulations, experiences and discussions.
  • Built on a foundation of work done by Dan Miller of Dan Miller and Associates, LLC who generously gave NWHPEC and Kari Penca and Associates (KPA) the gift of content and mentorship.

Facilitator Bio:
Kari Penca has a rich history in practicing lean, developing training programs, and facilitating groups.  She received her undergraduate degree in engineering from Oregon State University. Her leadership skills were developed in mentored leadership programs with Dow Chemical and Blount International.  Most recently she has been involved with continuous improvement implementations at Legacy Health Systems and as a consultant at OMEP.  She is currently the Principal at Kari Penca & Associates where she partners with clients across many industries to help them create a culture of continuous improvement through the development of people.  

Kari has partnered with NWHPEC and Dan Miller for the past five years to deliver training content and develop people throughout our membership, including our popular 3H Leadership class.  Kari uses highly effective results-basted interventions and innovative follow-up strategies that focus on improving performance.  She has a strong belief in the concepts she teaches and is passionate about sharing her knowledge to help develop others.

A full course overview can be found here.

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