The aim of the course is to develop the skills of those charged with leading Lean interventions across departmental and/or organisational boundaries. Delegates will typically hold a leadership role within their organisation and have a have a proven track-record of successful improvement intervention design and execution.
Successful completion of the Lean Coach (LCS level 2a) course.
10 to 30 days, spread over a 3 to 6 month period.
The delivery method is a blend of conventional classroom, supported practical application and coaching. The course is highly customised according to the preferences and requirement of individual client organisations.
This course is available on site only. Please call for details.
The course is aligned with the fifth level of Cardiff University's Lean Competence System (LCS). At the end of the course knowledge and understanding will be assessed through two tests (multiple choice and open questions). Course participants will also be required to provide evidence of practical application through the completion of two in-depth case studies and a coaching log. Upon successful completion of assessment, participants will be eligible for their Cardiff University Lean Competency (LCS) level 2b certificate.
At the end of course, participants will be able to:
- Design, implement and sustain improvement across departmental and organisational boundaries.
- Contribute towards a clear vision of how the organisation may go about realising their aspiration for a sustainable and fully embedded continuous improvement culture.
- Demonstrate ability in the skills development of others through coaching and training.
- Track the benefits accumulated during the organisation's improvement journey for profitable, sustainable growth.
• Characteristics of lean leadership.
• The role of coaching and facilitation.
• The language of leadership.
Tracking improvement benefits.
Programme design and management.
Value stream management.
Strategy formation and deployment.