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Dynamic Value Stream Transformation
Jun
7
10:45 AM10:45

Dynamic Value Stream Transformation

Connecting the Dots Between the Supplier, the Business and the Customer

Hear how Duha has approached its value stream strategies through ‘Dynamic Value Stream Transformation’. In the first phase of "Setting the Expectation", all employees were trained to better understand what it is like to be a supplier and customer within the value stream. In the second phase of “Aligning for Success” this learning was applied to the external supplier value stream, where it was critical for both parties to understand each other’s strengths and limitations. The third phase involved working on the customer value stream in "Building the Bridge for the Future”, where a complete partnership was established between the supplier, the business and the customer.

Rating: Beginner, Intermediate

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Lean Management Systems Driving Performance
Jun
7
9:15 AM09:15

Lean Management Systems Driving Performance

Lean Leadership + Lean Processes = Business Results

With a revenue growth rate of over 15% per year for 15 years, Systems Control would not have been able to thrive and grow without a dedication to Lean systems. Like many others, the company started on its Lean journey by focusing on tools such as value stream mapping, standard work and kaizen events.  Hear how in order to sustain improvements and move to a new level, Systems Control implemented a Lean management system and how several years into the journey, practical problem solving, leader standard work, daily management and strategy deployment were added.

Rating: Beginner, Intermediate

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Implementing a Sustainability Program in Your Operation
Jun
6
1:15 PM13:15

Implementing a Sustainability Program in Your Operation

Tying Lean into Sustainability in a Practical Implementation

Whether you are getting started or have the basics of a company sustainability program, this presentation will guide you towards a practical implementation of the process by providing awareness of what you may already be doing, utilizing LEAN tools to advance the process, and providing documentation for your organization in an environment with an increasing emphasis on sustainability. Crown Equipment Corporation, a leader in material handling equipment manufacturing and sustainability, has been successful in implementing ISO 14001, achieving zero landfill and receiving recognition for sustainable manufacturing.  Crown has made significant progress in sustainability using LEAN which we share with our customers, our communities and employees throughout the world.

Rating: Intermediate

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Kata in the Classroom Simulation Exercise
Jun
6
10:30 AM10:30

Kata in the Classroom Simulation Exercise

A deeper understanding of the Improvement Kata pattern

In this session, Mike Rother will run a hands-on exercise that introduces the pattern of the Improvement Kata. Scientific thinking is a basis for creativity and successfully pursuing seemingly unattainable goals. The Improvement Kata (IK) is a four-step scientific striving pattern, practiced in many business organizations, that makes scientific thinking a teachable skill anyone can learn. Participants will leave this session with a deeper understanding of the Improvement Kata pattern through applying it in a hands-on way and will have the ability to run the KiC exercise in their own organization.

Rating: Beginner, Intermediate , Advanced

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THE PURSUIT OF A ROBUST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Jun
6
9:15 AM09:15

THE PURSUIT OF A ROBUST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

A ROBUST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DELIVERS RESULTS

In this presentation, you will learn how Baptist Memorial Health Care is pursuing a delivery model of care that focuses on providing the Right Care, at the Right Time, in the Right Place, and at the Right Cost. You will hear how important it is to develop a robust Management System capable of facilitating these focuses.

Rating: Beginner, Intermediate

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Kata is “Price” Less
Jun
5
2:45 PM14:45

Kata is “Price” Less

Building a community of problem solvers

Price is the market leader in supplying air distribution, critical controls, and noise control products. Learn how Price evolved from a ‘toolbox’ culture to a daily problem-solving culture. Kata isn’t just another tool in the Lean toolbox at Price, it’s a way of life. It’s the ‘how’ of continuous improvement and sustaining results to reduce the gap to ‘True North’. Hear how Price enables its Operations team to experiment through daily PDCA cycles, delivering ground-breaking improvements to change routine and behaviour.

Rating: Advanced

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Managing for Daily Improvement
Jun
5
1:15 PM13:15

Managing for Daily Improvement

Utilizing Trend, Pareto, Action against your KPI's for daily sustainable improvements

Hear how Digi-Key Electronics has implemented a “Managing for Daily Improvement” methodology. MDI at Digi-Key is structured around tiered communication through 3 levels of the organization. Communication is held through a cadence of daily meetings with not only the shop floor employees, but the entire leadership within the organization. Learn how MDI has brought accountability, transparency, and most importantly empowerment to the team members. The data produced from this program has lead to improved effectiveness and real bottom line results.

Rating: Intermediate

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DAILY MANAGEMENT AT THE ST. BONIFACE HOSPITAL
Jun
5
10:00 AM10:00

DAILY MANAGEMENT AT THE ST. BONIFACE HOSPITAL

CREATING A CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE THROUGH DAILY MANAGEMENT

The St. Boniface Hospital started their LEAN Journey in 2008 with the goal of improving the quality of patient care. This presentation will walk you through the history of their Lean journey, starting with tool based activities like Kaizen events and the trials and tribulations they had in sustainment and later realizing the need for a system based approach.  Hear about the St. Boniface Hospital experience with developing, adapting, and spreading a daily management system across the organization.  Learn about the results, challenges, and next steps for St. Boniface on it's quest for everyday excellence.

Rating: Advanced

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