Lean Healthcare Summit 2019
LEAN SUMMIT AFRICA
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.
Lean summit africa 2020
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In our work with organisations and people embarking on the Lean Transformation Journey we often hear people say that “buy-in” by top management is an essential success factor. Indeed, research confirms that top management commitment is a critical success factor for...
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Our Chairman, UCT Graduate School of Business Emeritus Professor, Norman Faull, will be one of the judges of the African Kaizen Awards (AKA) Examination Committee. The Awards are part of the African Kaizen Conference 2019, organised by JICA and NEPAD, taking place in...
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Is there any principle more core to the heart of lean than relentlessly focusing on the customer? How many companies have strayed from customer focus as their strategic North Star? Who cannot tell at least one story of poor customer service, irritating chatboxes,...