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LEAN SUMMIT AFRICA

Summit Purpose

To encourage the African lean community to advance their lean thinking and practice and to collaborate and network with like-minded improvement enthusiasts.

Bringing the African lean community together

Our annual lean conference alternates between the Lean Summit Africa and Lean Healthcare Summit. This event brings you, our community, together to learn, share and energise your lean effort.

Gathering the best lean stories

We curate and vet our speakers to deliver a diverse and relevant programme to enrich your learning journey. Drawing on renowned, international speakers such as Jim Womack, Dan Jones, John Shook, Mike Rother, Michael Ballé and John Toussaint, our Summit is unique and we invite you to join us.

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+27 21 406 1477

Graduate School of Business
UCT Breakwater Lodge
V&A Waterfront
Cape Town

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Is Lean an outcome…or what you do?

For a while I have been thinking about the possible impact of using the name Lean to describe the activities or programme to transform an organisation into the new way of working and thinking. It felt serendipitous then, that shortly after pondering this I came across...

Magical Thinking

Try telling a friend you have come across some ‘magical thinking’? What reaction might you get? Will they ask, ‘You mean like in mushrooms?’ or ‘As in Elon Musk or Richard Branson?’ I first heard the term in a very different context, used by someone who was once...

Whimsical Reflections Lean Summit Africa 2018

Some say that insight comes when we remember something valuable after forgetting what we were taught. What value has come back to you after forgetting the ‘gems’ of the Summit of four months ago? Not trusting my memory, I have rummaged through my notes, and the slides...

The Story that Graphs (don’t) Tell

A recurring bone of contention between different schools of thought about performance measurement in the improvement world is the debate about quantitative versus qualitative analysis. Mark Graban’s recent book Measures of Success is an example...

Why We Believe People-Free Plants and Services Prevent Learning

Rose Heathcote, Lean Institute Africa CEO, contributed to this piece by the 'Lean Sensei Women' published on the Lean Post. "In our new Digital era, some dream of people-free production lines. First because machines are expected to do repetitive and complex tasks in a...

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