Improvement Kata & Coaching Kata Experience – Class is Full
Description: Led by Master Coach Julie Simmons, this four-hour class uses a simulation to teach the pattern of the Improvement Kata. Attendees will practice Grasping the Current Condition, Establishing a Target Condition, and using PDCA to experiment towards the established Target Condition. Additionally, attendees will practice two Coaching routines using information gathered in Current Condition, Target Condition, and experimentation.
Audience: Those who are new to the Kata approach who want to learn the improvement pattern or those who would benefit from a refresher. Additionally, those who want to learn the coaching model and incorporate it into the Kata pattern.
- Learn how the Improvement Kata differs from other Lean approaches
- Understand the 4-Step Improvement Kata pattern and practice within three of the four steps
- Practice two Coaching routines: One during Grasping the Current Condition and the second after a Target Condition has been established
- Understand the role of Learner and Coach and the responsibilities of each
Prerequisite: Intro to Lean or equivalent experience. Attendees should have a sense of the importance of flow and some of the tools used to produce flow when creating a Target Condition.
Date: Tuesday, May 29th
Time: 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: Columbia Edgewater Country Club, 2220 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211
Cost: $100 per person
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