Experience what some of the worlds top organisations are doing to accelerate their Lean & Structured Continuous Improvement programmes. Gain the Leadership Edge.
This ten-day ILM accredited course is aimed at senior and middle managers to improve their abilities to operate functionally and contribute to the strategic thinking and direction of their organisation.
It will equip delegates with the core knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to work effectively as leaders and managers to aid the creation of a lean/continuous improvement environment and culture.
The Lean Leadership & Management Academy is a unique offering by Project7. It has evolved as a result of over 20 years’ experience in evaluating all the factors affecting leadership, management and business performance. Our intensive academy is focused on redefining the standards that frame our working relationships, and empowering every participant to challenge themselves and each other.
Daily continuous improvement and waste elimination is part of the quality improvement process. Project7’s Academy for Leadership and Management is designed for executives, leaders and managers across all functions in any business sector.
This academy is accredited to ILM level 5 Vocational Related Qualification Certificate in Leadership & Management 8607-21.
It will provide leaders with the necessary knowledge, lean skills and behaviours to be effective in their roles and to make a full contribution to implementing the organisation’s business plans. The academy will focus on leadership, problem-solving and team motivation. The training is practical, participative, fun, and links back to the workplace environment to enable delegates to apply their learning in practice.
The Lean Leadership & Management Academy is a 10-day immersion into lean that allows managers to shift their focus, approach and mindset. The academy is divided into two 5 day segments with a short gap in between (as shown in the course dates above):
Focus: Immersion in lean leadership and engaging their people
Structure: Framework for lean management system
Ownership: Involving teams in daily CI
Discipline: Developing the winning habits of lean management
The following modules are covered:
- Module 1: Waste
- Module 2: Tiered Visual Performance Management
- Module 3: Strategy into Action
- Module 4: Continuous Improvement
- Module 5: Role of the Leader
- Module 6: Standard Operations
- Module 7: Coaching
- Module 8: Process Confirmation
- Module 9: Process Mapping
- Module 10: Value Stream Mapping
- Module 11: A3 Reporting/Thinking
- Module 12: Project Management
- Module 13: FMEA
- Module 14: Assignment Review
Following the 10-day classroom-based training, each learner will complete a 24 week improvement project in their place of work. This will enable the learner to put their training into practice and apply their learning back into their business areas.
An appointed Project7 assessor will visit the learner to assess their project against its deliverables and 8607-21 requirements.
Following successful assessment, the learner will be awarded a certificate in Leadership & Management 8607-21.
Lean and structured continuous improvement has evolved beyond the manufacturing sector and progressed into the entire business arena. From office and service industries to construction, engineering and local government. To get the most from a lean program you need to understand how it all fits together, the philosophy, the strategies and systems that eliminate waste, and the thinking, behaviours and leadership that ensure consistent and sustainable gains.
The curriculum contains a balanced mix of practical, theory, and real-world learning around the systems of lean leadership. If these course dates don’t work for you right now and you would like to express your interest in a future course, or would simply like some more information, then please complete the form below and we will be in touch.
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June 13 - June 17
Chadderton, Oldham OL9 8EP United Kingdom
Refreshments and Lunch will be provided and included in the price. Should you have any specific dietary requirements please provide details in the registration.