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Missouri Enterprise seminars, workshops and training classes are designed to help companies and individuals upgrade their skills, learn new ones, increase productivity, reduce costs, conserve energy and resources, create new products and improve existing ones. If you would like to suggest a topic, please contact your Missouri Enterprise Area Business Manager.

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Lean Leadership One-Day Workshop (ABB)

For the third course of the four-part Transformation Series (which also includes Value Stream Mapping (VSM), 5S and MDI, Lean 101 & Interactive Simulation, and Lean Product Development workshops), we will cover effective leadership and help those in the industry walk away with a new sense of mission and understanding of what it takes to lead. Even the most robust process improvement cannot be sustained without the support of supervisors and managers. To get the most out of our people and processes, we must learn to lead as an alternative to managing. Because when effective leaders are in place, a company can move mountains. By improving efficiency, cross-training team members, reducing waste, developing standards of work, you can do more with less. Lean leadership is about understanding and applying concepts and principles of Lean thinking to all aspects of operations and will be reviewed in this presentation. According to Gallup Polls (as cited in Forbes Feb 22, 2017) 50% of employee’s indicated they left a position because of their manager.  If you are interested in retaining employee’s, creating a more engaged workforce, along with creating efficiencies in processes, then this is the workshop for you.

ABB Motors & Mechanical Inc., the leading marketer, designer, manufacturer, and service provider of industrial electric motors, generators, and mechanical power transmission products is graciously hosting these four workshops in their St. Louis training room and will offer onsite tours of the applicable areas following each session. If you sign up for the four-part series, a different course will be taught each month for four consecutive months, making it convenient, yet top of mind, for companies.

The Continuous Improvement Transformation Series Includes:

Value Stream Mapping, 5S and MDI (March 14, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.)
Lean 101 & Simulation (April 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Lean Leadership (May 16, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Lean Product Development (June 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

The individual Lean Leadership Workshop is $295 per person. Lunch is included.

The Instructor - April Schmidt, Project Manager for Missouri Enterprise, has earned a reputation of success by working with senior leadership to identify business needs, devise improvement plans, and execute strategies that maximize the organization’s quality, safety, efficiency, and productivity. In each role, she was credited with developing cohesive teams and leading them successfully through high-profile projects that enhanced operations and positioned businesses for greater success going forward. April utilizes principles of Lean and Six Sigma to help reach clinical and operational/business outcomes, thru waste walks, showing how to use A3’s for problem solving, principles of 5S, gap analysis and project plans for accreditation compliance. She holds a Master of Science in Management & Organizational Behavior and she completed the Lean Lead Facilitator Training from WCM Associates/South Suburban College. She serves as a Senior Member of ASQ and member of NAHQ.

Questions? Contact: Amy Susan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 573-308-6152

Event Properties

Event Date 05-16-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-16-2019 3:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-28-2019 10:00 am
Cut off date 05-15-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $295 p/person (lunch/materials included)
Location ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc.
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