Workshop Events

Maximizing Team Performance

December 7th 2022 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Through simulations and activities, participants will learn both what gets in the way of teamwork, and what fosters teamwork. Exercises demonstrate how to align people around common goals, and clarify roles among team members. Through video, discussion and group exercises, attendees will practice team processes, communication and decision-making. Participants learn how to build an environment that fosters creativity from all team members. Tools are provided for soliciting feedback from their teams on how well they are performing, and each student is encouraged to create an Action Plan for improvement.

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Standard Work Online

December 7th 2022 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

“Without Standard Work, there can be no improvement.” This statement is a central truth of the Toyota Production System. Standard work defines the current best work process. It is the baseline for continuous improvement and is a tool used in auditing processes. Therefore, conformance to standard work contributes to the results you need to stay competitive, but is something we really don’t want to do. Until you can apply repeatable standard work successfully, improvements will yield less than their full potential and backsliding will be prevalent.

This workshop is held online via Zoom.

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes simulations and activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using  a phone or tablet for this training

Simulation/Activity Preparation

To prepare for using Miro for the simulation:

  • Possibly create a free Miro account (not required) https://miro.com/login/
  • Use Google Chrome as your browser
  • Ensure you have a computer with mouse.
  • Watch 3 very short Miro 101 tutorial videos:
  1. What is Miro? (1 min)
  2. How to move around a board in Miro? (2:38 min)
  3. How to create content in Miro (3:00 min)
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Non-members: $395.00

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Employee Performance Management and Coaching

December 9th 2022 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Participants are introduced to an Employee Success Assurance Model, and tools for carrying out on-the-job training with structured checklists and job aids. They will practice setting goals, communicating clear expectations and constructive feedback. Tools for recognizing high performance are provided, along with low-cost means for rewarding employees.  Participants will identify causes of performance problems and learn new coaching strategies for attendance and attitude issues. Likewise, guidance is provided for conducting coaching conversations and annual performance appraisals.

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Mistake Proofing Online

December 13th 2022 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

People don’t want to make mistakes, but all workers make them. Learn how simple Poka-Yoke (error proofing) devices can keep mistakes from turning into rejects, equipment damage or accidents. Achieve the reliable, continuous flow of Lean manufacturing. Understand the philosophies, techniques and devices that great companies use to strive for zero-defects. Alignment devices, detection equipment, sensing switches, counters and checklists are just a small part of the overall approach. 

This workshop is held online via Zoom:

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes simulations and activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using a phone or tablet for this training
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Non-members: $395.00

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Leading People Through Change

December 15th 2022 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Formerly titled "Overcoming Resistance to Change." Today’s most successful companies are those that can change quickly. Yet, overcoming people’s natural resistance to change is challenging. If your job or assignment involves getting people to accept and move ahead with something new and different, this workshop is for you.

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Gemba Walks

December 15th 2022 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at Advanced Molding Technologies

An in-depth shared understanding of a problem requires direct observation where the work is done - the Gemba. In this experiential, online workshop you will learn to use Gemba Walks to calibrate with your team so that you don’t become disconnected with issues on the floor and loose track of what resources are needed to improve performance.

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Learning to Solve Problems Sr. Lean Practitioner Certification

December 20th 2022 08:00 am to 10:00 am at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

This is a project coaching session offered exclusively to Sr. Lean Practitioner Certification participants. Jeremy Blake will coach you in how to be successful from project set-up to completion.

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December 6th, 2022
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Creating Process Maps Online

December 21st 2022 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Mapping demonstrates how Lean thinking can reduce process timelines and improve quality and delivery to schedule. In this session, participants will map out real processes and learn about pre and post mapping tools to add to their personal toolbox. Participants will learn a simple 3-step process for change management and leave with an entire cache of tools to assist through successful process improvement deployment and sustainment.

This workshop is held online via Zoom:

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes simulations and activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using  a phone or tablet for this training

Simulation/Activity Preparation

To prepare for using Miro for the simulation:

  • Possibly create a free Miro account (not required) https://miro.com/login/
  • Use Google Chrome as your browser
  • Ensure you have a computer with mouse.
  • Watch 3 very short Miro 101 tutorial videos:
  1. What is Miro? (1 min)
  2. How to move around a board in Miro? (2:38 min)
  3. How to create content in Miro (3:00 min)

 

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Online Lean Practitioner Certification
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December 7th, 2022
Non-members: $395.00

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The Role of the Leader

January 5th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

As a leader one needs to get work done through other people, which requires developing skills in effective delegation.  This workshop provides participants with guidelines for delegation plus a worksheet for and opportunity to practice effective assignment of a task. Participants then also learn the importance of "setting others up for success" by holding and communicating expectations for high performance.

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December 22nd, 2022
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Toyota Kata Coaching

January 10th 2023 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Succeed as a Lean Leader by learning how to coach a critical mass of problem solvers. Don’t just tell your direct reports what to do, guide them in making their own decisions and developing skills. Toyota Kata Coaching will help you develop people by promoting behavior that is best suited to help individuals use Lean improvement techniques. In this workshop individuals will learn a practical way to be a better coach, reach improvement outcomes with their team, and ensure all coaching in their company follows lean best practices.

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December 27th, 2022
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Learning to Solve Problems Supervision Fundamentals Certification

January 12th 2023 08:00 am to 10:00 am at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

This is a project coaching session offered exclusively to Supervision Fundamentals Certification participants. Jeremy Blake will coach you in how to be successful from project set-up to completion.

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Daily Accountability with Tiered Huddles

January 24th 2023 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Allow for problems to be escalated, strategy to be deployed and accountability of both to be shared by all. In this experiential workshop you will develop accountability systems that include communication that supports the problem-solving process. This daily management system is built on a tier structure with practices, tools and behaviors that address organizational issues in order to sustain your team’s success.

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Learning to See Waste Simulation.

January 25th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

For many, the first step in creating a culture of continuous improvement and developing an army of problem solvers is to help all employees identify opportunities for improvement. Participants gain knowledge and the tools required in order to help a critical mass of employees learn how to define value and identify and eliminate waste. After completing the workshop, participants will have experienced the difference between traditional and Lean manufacturing and its components.

 

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Leadership Style and Versatility

January 26th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Leadership means getting work done through other people – which  requires influence skills.  Research shows that the most effective leader-managers have developed a specific set of influence skills: skills in Style Awareness and Versatility.  During the program they learn about the strengths and potential blind spots of their own style and that of others.  They also learn to identify other people’s styles and how to adjust their style to relate more comfortably with others.  A focus is placed on applying understanding of style differences and versatility to issues of supervision and leadership. 

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Learning to Solve Problems Lean Practitioner Certification

February 1st 2023 08:00 am to 10:00 am at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

This is a project coaching session offered exclusively to Lean Practitioner Certification participants. Jeremy Blake will coach you in how to be successful from project set-up to completion.

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January 18th, 2023
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Gaining Buy-in for Lean

February 7th 2023 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

You know the basic continuous improvement tools. But, how do you use them to effectively transform the company? You need to know how to start, how much to tackle at once, who you need to involve, what results to expect, and what kind of resistance you will encounter. Topics discussed will include change leadership best practice, realistic implementation strategies, execution planning, education and communication plans, overcoming resistance and biases.

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January 24th, 2023
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The Role of the Leader Online

February 7th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

As a leader one needs to get work done through other people, by developing skills in effective delegation. This workshop provides participants with guidelines for delegation plus an opportunity to practice an effective assignment of a task. Participants then also learn the importance of "setting others up for success" by holding and communicating expectations for high performance.

This workshop is held online via Zoom.

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using a phone or tablet for this training
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January 24th, 2023
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Creating Process Maps

February 8th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Mapping demonstrates how Lean thinking can reduce process timelines and improve quality and delivery to schedule. In this session, participants will map out real processes and learn about pre and post mapping tools to add to their personal toolbox. Participants will learn a simple 3-step process for change management and leave with an entire cache of tools to assist through successful process improvement deployment and sustainment.

 

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January 25th, 2023
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Learning to Solve Problems Supervision Fundamentals Certification

February 14th 2023 09:00 am to 11:00 am at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

This is a project coaching session offered exclusively to Supervision Fundamentals Certification participants. Jeremy Blake will coach you in how to be successful from project set-up to completion.

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January 31st, 2023
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The Role of the Leader

February 15th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

As a leader one needs to get work done through other people, which requires developing skills in effective delegation. This half-day workshop provides participants with guidelines for delegation plus a worksheet for and opportunity to practice effective assignment of a task. Participants then also learn the importance of "setting others up for success" by holding and communicating expectations for high performance.

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Conflict, Communication and Collaboration

February 16th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Communicating and managing conflict are among the most important and challenging jobs of leaders. Participants become more aware of conflict management strategies and when each of them might be appropriate.  Participants learn techniques for effectively raising issues with others and how to respond to defensive reactions. They also have the opportunity to practice collaboration skills (i.e. win-win problem solving and principled negotiation) through one-on-one skill practices and small group exercises.

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Leadership Style & Versatility Online

February 21st 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Leadership means getting work done by influencing other people. Research shows that the most effective leader-managers have developed a specific set of influence skills: in Style Awareness and Versatility. During this program they learn about the strengths and potential blind spots of their own style and that of others. They also learn to identify other people’s styles and how to adjust their style to relate more comfortably with others. A focus is placed on applying understanding of style differences and versatility to issues of supervision and leadership. 

This workshop is held online via Zoom:

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using a phone or tablet for this training
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Non-members: $435.00

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Root Cause Analysis

February 22nd 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Does the desire to act overpower the need to understand? Understanding the problem, the process, the people and the distinctions between the types of causes are all stepping stones to continuous improvement.

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February 8th, 2023
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Learning to Solve Problems Supervision Fundamentals Certification

February 22nd 2023 09:00 am to 11:00 am at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

This is a project coaching session offered exclusively to Supervision Fundamentals Certification participants. Jeremy Blake will coach you in how to be successful from project set-up to completion.

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Learning to See Waste Simulation Online

March 1st 2023 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

For many, the first step in creating a culture of continuous improvement and developing an army of problem solvers is to help all employees identify opportunities for improvement. Participants gain knowledge and the tools required in order to help a critical mass of employees learn how to define value and identify and eliminate waste. After completing the workshop, participants will have experienced the difference between traditional and Lean manufacturing and its components.

This workshop is held online via Zoom:

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes simulations and activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using a phone or tablet for this training

Simulation/Activity Preparation

To prepare for using Miro for the simulation:

  • Possibly create a free Miro account (not required) https://miro.com/login/
  • Use Google Chrome as your browser
  • Ensure you have a computer with mouse.
  • Watch 3 very short Miro 101 tutorial videos:
  1. What is Miro? (1 min)
  2. How to move around a board in Miro? (2:38 min)
  3. How to create content in Miro (3:00 min)
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Online Lean Practitioner Certification
Workshop

Members: $335.00
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February 15th, 2023
Non-members: $435.00

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Leadership Style and Versatility

March 1st 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Leadership means getting work done through other people – which  requires influence skills. Research shows that the most effective leader-managers have developed a specific set of influence skills: skills in Style Awareness and Versatility. During this half-day workshop participants learn about the strengths and potential blind spots of their own style and that of others. They also learn to identify other people’s styles and how to adjust their style to relate more comfortably with others. A focus is placed on applying understanding of style differences and versatility to issues of supervision and leadership. 

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Supervision Fundamentals Certification
Workshop

Members: $335.00
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February 15th, 2023
Non-members: $435.00

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Employee Performance Management and Coaching

March 2nd 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Participants are introduced to an Employee Success Assurance Model, and tools for carrying out on-the-job training with structured checklists and job aids. They will practice setting goals, communicating clear expectations and constructive feedback. Tools for recognizing high performance are provided, along with low-cost means for rewarding employees.  Participants will identify causes of performance problems and learn new coaching strategies for attendance and attitude issues. Likewise, guidance is provided for conducting coaching conversations and annual performance appraisals.

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Supervision Fundamentals Certification
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Members: $335.00
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February 16th, 2023
Non-members: $435.00

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Learning to Solve Problems Lean Practitioner Certification

March 7th 2023 08:00 am to 10:00 am at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

This is a project coaching session offered exclusively to Lean Practitioner Certification participants. Jeremy Blake will coach you in how to be successful from project set-up to completion.

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February 21st, 2023
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Conflict, Communication & Collaboration Online

March 7th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Communicating and managing conflict are among the most important and challenging jobs of leaders. Participants become more aware of conflict management strategies and when each of them might be appropriate. Participants learn techniques for effectively raising issues with others and how to respond to defensive reactions. They also have the opportunity to practice collaboration skills.

This workshop is held online via Zoom:

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using a phone or tablet for this training
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Members: $335.00
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February 21st, 2023
Non-members: $435.00

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Conflict, Communication and Collaboration

March 8th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Communicating and managing conflict are among the most important and challenging jobs of leaders. During this half-day workshop, participants become more aware of conflict management strategies and when each of them might be appropriate. Participants learn techniques for effectively raising issues with others and how to respond to defensive reactions. They also have the opportunity to practice collaboration skills (i.e. win-win problem solving and principled negotiation) through one-on-one skill practices and small group exercises.

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February 22nd, 2023
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Visual Management & 5S Improvements

March 15th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Customers, employees and suppliers can tell a well-run plant and office without a narrated tour. The visual clues are everywhere. This is a straight-forward approach that impacts your customer and employee image, productivity and sales. The many facets of visual management and 5S can allow employees to show pride and organization in their area, give them performance feedback, provide incentive to hit their goals, illustrate what is expected of them and recognize a job well done. These techniques can help overcome language and reading barriers and boost learning retention too. 

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Maximizing Team Performance

March 16th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Through simulations and activities, participants will learn both what gets in the way of teamwork, and what fosters teamwork.  Exercises demonstrate how to align people around common goals, and clarify roles among team members.  Through video, discussion and group exercises, attendees will practice team processes, communication and decision-making. Participants learn how to build an environment that fosters creativity from all team members. Tools are provided for soliciting feedback from their teams on how well they are performing, and each student is encouraged to create an Action Plan for improvement.

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Employee Performance Management & Coaching Online

March 21st 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Participants are introduced to an Employee Success Assurance Model, and tools for carrying out on-the-job training with structured checklists and job aids. They will practice setting goals, communicating clear expectations and constructive feedback. Tools for recognizing high performance are provided, along with low-cost means for rewarding employees.  Participants will identify causes of performance problems and learn new coaching strategies for attendance and attitude issues. Likewise, guidance is provided for conducting coaching conversations and annual performance appraisals.

This workshop is held online via Zoom:

Requirements:
Computer with speakers and/or headphones
Dedicated screen for meeting time
Internet connection
Ability to download Zoom
Camera (optimal to have but not required) 
Microphone
Quieter location to hear

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Standard Work

March 22nd 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

“Without Standard Work, there can be no improvement.” This statement is a central truth of the Toyota Production System. Standard work defines the current best work process. It is the baseline for continuous improvement and is a tool used in auditing processes. Therefore, conformance to standard work contributes to the results you need to stay competitive, but is something we really don’t want to do. Until you can apply repeatable standard work successfully, improvements will yield less than their full potential and backsliding will be prevalent.

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Employee Performance Management and Coaching

March 29th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

In this half-day workshop, participants are introduced to an Employee Success Assurance Model, and tools for carrying out on-the-job training with structured checklists and job aids. They will practice setting goals, communicating clear expectations and constructive feedback. Tools for recognizing high performance are provided, along with low-cost means for rewarding employees. Participants will identify causes of performance problems and learn new coaching strategies for attendance and attitude issues. Likewise, guidance is provided for conducting coaching conversations and annual performance appraisals.

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Leading People Through Change

March 30th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Formerly titled "Overcoming Resistance to Change." You know the basic continuous improvement tools. But, how do you use them to effectively transform the company? You need to know how to start, how much to tackle at once, who you need to involve, what results to expect, and what kind of resistance you will encounter.

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March 16th, 2023
Non-members: $435.00

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Maximizing Team Performance Online

April 4th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Participants will learn both what gets in the way of teamwork, and what fosters teamwork. Exercises demonstrate how to align people around common goals, and clarify roles among team members. Through video, discussion and group exercises, attendees will practice team processes, communication and decision-making. Participants learn how to build an environment that fosters creativity from all team members. Tools are provided for soliciting feedback from their teams on how well they are performing, and each student is encouraged to create an Action Plan for improvement.

This workshop is held online via Zoom:

Requirements:
Computer with speakers and/or headphones
Dedicated screen for meeting time
Internet connection
Ability to download Zoom
Camera (optimal to have but not required) 
Microphone
Quieter location to hear

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Kaizen Rapid Improvement.

April 5th 2023 08:00 am to 4:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

This workshop will provide the education and experience that is necessary for you to deploy rapid improvement teams at work. You will learn to measure what is important, gather the necessary resources, decide who does what, and set and accomplish a one week schedule for project completion. Most importantly, you will see how to accomplish more in less time than most teams take to agree on what they should be doing.

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March 22nd, 2023
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Root Cause Analysis Online

April 5th 2023 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Does the desire to act overpower the need to understand?  Understanding the problem, the process, the people and the distinctions between the types of causes are all stepping stones to effective root cause analysis to permanently eliminate problems from recurring. When structured methods and tools are used, this can be accomplished.

This workshop is held online via Zoom.

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes simulations and activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using a phone or tablet for this training

Simulation/Activity Preparation

To prepare for using Miro for the simulation:

  • Possibly create a free Miro account (not required) https://miro.com/login/
  • Use Google Chrome as your browser
  • Ensure you have a computer with mouse.
  • Watch 3 very short Miro 101 tutorial videos:
  1. What is Miro? (1 min)
  2. How to move around a board in Miro? (2:38 min)
  3. How to create content in Miro (3:00 min)

 

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March 22nd, 2023
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Maximizing Team Performance

April 12th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Through simulations and activities, participant in this half-day workshop will learn both what gets in the way of teamwork, and what fosters teamwork. Exercises demonstrate how to align people around common goals, and clarify roles among team members. Through video, discussion and group exercises, attendees will practice team processes, communication and decision-making. Participants learn how to build an environment that fosters creativity from all team members. Tools are provided for soliciting feedback from their teams on how well they are performing, and each student is encouraged to create an Action Plan for improvement.

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Supervision Fundamentals Certification
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March 29th, 2023
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Leading People Through Change Online

April 18th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Today’s most successful companies are those that can change quickly. Yet, overcoming people’s natural resistance to change is challenging. If your job or assignment involves getting people to accept and move ahead with something new and different, this workshop is for you.

This workshop is held online via Zoom:

Requirements:
Computer with speakers and/or headphones
Dedicated screen for meeting time
Internet connection
Ability to download Zoom
Camera (optimal to have but not required) 
Microphone
Quieter location to hear

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April 4th, 2023
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Visual Management & 5S Improvements Online

April 26th 2023 08:00 am to 12:00 pm at LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Customers, employees and suppliers can tell a well-run plant and office without a narrated tour. The visual clues are everywhere. This is a straight-forward approach that impacts your customer and employee image, productivity and sales. The many facets of visual management and 5S can allow employees to show pride and organization in their area, give them performance feedback, provide incentive to hit their goals, illustrate what is expected of them and recognize a job well done. These techniques can help overcome language and reading barriers and boost learning retention too.

This workshop is held online via Zoom.

Technology Requirements

This workshop includes simulations and activities that require the following:

  • Computer with:
    • Camera (we encourage cameras to be on)
    • Mouse
    • Speakers/headphones
    • Microphone
    • Access to Google Chrome and Zoom
    • Internet connection
  • Each participant should have their own dedicated computer/mouse
  • We strongly advise against using a phone or tablet for this training

Simulation/Activity Preparation

To prepare for using Miro for the simulation:

  • Possibly create a free Miro account (not required) https://miro.com/login/
  • Use Google Chrome as your browser
  • Ensure you have a computer with mouse.
  • Watch 3 very short Miro 101 tutorial videos:
  1. What is Miro? (1 min)
  2. How to move around a board in Miro? (2:38 min)
  3. How to create content in Miro (3:00 min)
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Leading People Through Change

April 26th 2023 09:00 am to 12:00 pm at Golden Valley Training Center

Formerly titled "Overcoming Resistance to Change." You know the basic continuous improvement tools. But, how do you use them to effectively transform the company? Participants in this half-day workshop will learn how to start, how much to tackle at once, who to involve, what results to expect, and what kind of resistance they will encounter.

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April 12th, 2023
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