More Critical Thinking Can Change the Way You Improve
Five levers to improve more effectively
Workshop Code: MW-09
Day & Time: Monday, Oct 15, 2012 - 8:00 AM
Length: 8 hours
Cost: $300.00 USD
Improvement programs don't always change your competitive position as much as you'd like. However, those organizations that do improve effectively do so by developing and applying a particular kind of critical skills. This workshop will highlight the critical thought differences between organizations that excel and those that have average results. Our conversation begins with a simple, three-question assessment to determine the improvement maturity of every company participating in this workshop.
In this workshop:
- Assess your current level of improvement.
- Identify the key differences between average and ‘Top 20%' companies.
- Learn how being average can become a trap.
- Identify five improvement action levers.
- Find out how to manage your support systems to enhance improvement.
- Learn to engage and inspire your employees.
Chicago Lean Enterprise Consortium (CLEC)
Headquartered in Hinsdale, Illinois, The Chicagoland Lean Enterprise Consortium is a leveraged shared learning network looking to directly touch as many people as possible in member-to-member company learning. The Cumberland Group's mission is very simple. Work with leaders to find ways to get better faster than the competition.
Michael Bremer is the managing partner of the Chicago office of The Cumberland Group, executive director of the Chicagoland Lean Enterprise Consortium and chair for AME's Manufacturing Excellence Awards. He is a nationally recognized speaker, has a six sigma master black belt and is lean bronze level certified (SME), CPA and CMC. Michael has published several articles, co-authored the Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook, is lead author of Six Sigma Financial Tracking & Reporting and most recently published Escape the Improvement Track.
Brian McKibben is vice president of management consulting for The Cumberland Group and co-director of the Chicagoland Lean Enterprise Consortium Group. He has 30 years of experience with business process improvement and co-authored Six Sigma Financial Tracking and Reporting and Escape the Improvement Trap.
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