Lean Summit 2012 – Learning, Educating, Sharing

Lean Thinking is solving business problems by developing the capabilities of people to improve value creating work using the scientific method. Learning, Educating and Sharing are central responsibilities of lean leaders and the theme of the Lean Summit 2012. A distinguished group of experts and practitioners to shared, discussed and practiced these critical lean skills.

Lean Thinking is solving business problems by developing the capabilities of people to improve value creating work using the scientific method. Learning, Educating and Sharing are central responsibilities of lean leaders and the theme of the Lean Summit 2012. A distinguished group of experts and practitioners to shared, discussed and practiced these critical lean skills.

LEARNING

  • What do we need to learn to improve business performance through Lean Thinking?
  • How do we apply the scientific method to our lean journeys?
  • How can we use Policy Deployment to learn the vital few performance gaps for the organisation to close?

EDUCATING

  • What alternatives ways are there to deepen both our organisational and individual skills to create value for customers?
  • How are the best lean organisations educating their people in lean?
  • How can we effectively coach, develop and mentor leaders and employees on the job?

SHARING

  • What do we need to share with our people in order to sustain and further improve?
  • How can we share and communicate our efforts?
  • What roles do Policy Deployment, coaching and the A3 process play in sharing?

The Lean Summit 2012 explored these three core themes across the manufacturing, service and public sectors through 8 Presentations, 4 Discussion Workshops and 2 optional Pre-Summit Lean Masterclasses. There were lots of opportunities for meetings and networking, including a conference dinner at the end of the first day.

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9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Introduction to Lean Leadership

Dave Brunt - Chief Executive, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

Policy Deployment

Policy Deployment from Lean Enterprise Academy

Laurie West - Managing Director, Westco International Ltd

8:45 am - 10:15 am

Welcome and Introduction

Dave Brunt - Chief Executive, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

Applying the Scientific Method to the Lean Journey

Daniel Jones - Chairman, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

Transformation using Policy Deployment

Laurie West - Managing Director, Westco International Ltd

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Tea / Coffee

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Toyota Kata: Mobilizing Our Ingenuity Through Good Management

Mike Rother - Author of Toyota Kata and co-author of Learning to See,

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Lunch

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Learning to Lead through three levels using Policy Deployment in Healthcare

David Furley - Assistant Director Clinical Improvement, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Paul Turner - Transformation Programme Manager, Lincoln County Hospital, United Lincolnshire Hospital s NHS Trust

Zoe Ford - Clinical Improvement Facilitator, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Jane Lyon - Discharge Liaison Nurse, Grantham Hospital, United Lincolnshire Hospital s NHS Trust

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Tea / Coffee

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Toyota Kata

Mike Rother - Author of Toyota Kata and co-author of Learning to See

Applying Policy Deployment

Applying Policy Deployment from Lean Enterprise Academy

Laurie West - Managing Director, Westco International Ltd

Applying PDCA A3 Thinking & Problem Solving

Applying PDCA, A3 Thinking & Problem Solving from Lean Enterprise Academy

John Kiff - Lean Coach, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

Educating People in Lean Thinking

Educating People in Lean Thinking from Lean Enterprise Academy

Dr Nick Rich - Associate Dean, Cardiff School of Management (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Guest Speaker - Digital Oobeya

Takashi Tanaka - Senior Business Consultant, Dassault Systems K.K

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Coaching Leaders at GKN

Peter Watkins - Operational Systems & Business Excellence Director , GKN Land Systems

Developing Lean Capabilities at Rolls-Royce Aerospace

Brendan Hindle - Senior Vice President - Global Manufacturing Improvement , Rolls-Royce

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Tea / Coffee

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Coaching leaders and employees on the Gemba

Michael Ballé - Co-Founder , Institut Lean France (www.lean.enst.fr)

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Lunch

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Lean Leadership for Executives: Initial findings from LGN Research

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Lean Leadership for Executives: Initial findings from LGN Research from Lean Enterprise Academy

Dave Brunt - Chief Executive, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

Acting on the Lessons from the Summit

Daniel Jones - Chairman, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited