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Certification Series

Based upon Toyota teachings, this series provides individuals with knowledge & skills necessary to navigate through transformation toward ensuring long-term sustainability. This three week series (1 week per month over 3 months) delivers True Lean™ knowledge & practices the participants apply in the workplace between the three sessions. Participants deliver 8-step problem-solving presentations during week 3.

Designed for:

Enterprise Leadership & Lean Transformation leaders

Knowledge you will gain

  • The foundations of the Toyota Production System (TPS) that lead to True Lean™
  • Defining the Destination, along with Roles & Responsibilities for each level
  • Five phases of workplace improvement (standardization, flow, standardized work, pull, production leveling) based upon systematic problem solving – Toyota’s 8-Step Problem Solving System
  • Overview of the People Side (DNA) of True Lean™ and how to apply True Lean™ principles & practices to lead, and then to achieve sustainability

Interactive with Gap Analysis “Takeaway”

  • This interactive session includes Toyota Tram tour, tour of another organization successfully applying True Lean™, campus lab activities & exercises, and open discussions
  • Upon completion of the Certification, participants will be able to disseminate the learning to others within their organization and identify operational and cultural priorities for the True Lean™ transformation

Coaching Available

  • Executive Coaching for True Lean™ leaders embarking on strategy development and transformation activities

Location & Length:

Three week series (1 week per month over three months)

Fees: $7,500 per on-campus participant

  Week One Week Two Week Three
Series 1 (In-Person) January 17 – 21, 2022 February 7 – 11, 2022 March 7 – 11, 2022
Series 2 (In-Person) January 24 – 28, 2022 February 21 – 25, 2022 March 28 – April 1, 2022
Series 3 (In-Person) April 11 – 15, 2022 May 9 – 13, 2022 June 6 – 10, 2022
Series 4 (In-Person) April 25 – 29, 2022 May 23 – 27, 2022 June 27 – July 1, 2022

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