Lean Management the A3 Way

Workshop Overview

The Lean Management the A3 Way workshop is designed to equip organisations on the lean transformation journey to strengthen a culture of problem-solving. It is an interactive workshop that follows the book Managing to Learn by John Shook. A3 coaching forms a key component of the workshop.  The workshop teaches tools that empower people to improve value delivery to customers, employees and other key stakeholders. The approach is learning by doing.

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Costs 2019

R8 200.00 excl. VAT per participant which includes a copy of Managing to Learn by John Shook. T & C’s apply.
Register online or email leaninfo@gsb.uct.ac.za.

2019 Dates

Definitive Conferencing

Cape Town
UCT Graduate School of Business

15 – 16 April 2019

21 – 22 May 2019

12 – 13 August 2019

27 – 28 August 2019

Participant Feedback

‘The A3 tool: the best tool to manage your work and is an enabler to critical thinking.’

‘Putting the training into practice as we moved through the book [Managing to Learn].’

‘Getting good practical training on how to use A3 and what A3 really is.’

‘Practising and reworking the A3 – and then discussing it in groups. Group learning, hearing questions that “challenge” your assumptions on your A3. Very useful.’

‘Learning to become/switch to a more positive style of leadership.’

‘A3 management tool itself. I can use it for all the 3s model levels.’

‘Breaking down the A3 and actually addressing each subsection into more detail, plus creating more understanding. [The learning by doing exercise] taps into your thinking ability and thoughts.’

‘The importance of 5s – housekeeping in an organisation. There is no perfect A3. Problem solving tools.’

‘The cross-learning, the practice with the A3, the slides were great, so much learning from him [Prof Faull].’

‘The interaction and reflection opportunities added so much value and gave periodic reflection to decide on what can be done at the workplace. Also great information on books and websites to study.’

‘A3 discussions and looking at other peoples A3 gives a clearer understanding.’

‘Practicing an A3 presentation with my own problem.’