Problem-Solving Made Easy

COURSE
LM
Lawrence Miller

Problem-Solving Made Easy

COURSE
LM
Lawrence Miller
A$45pp
A$45pp

Your personal success depends on your ability to lead teams! Great team leaders are promoted and are successful entrepreneurs. Leading teams is the critical competence for leaders at all levels today. And, problem-solving is the basic methodology that drives improvement by teams and lean organizations. This short course, part of the Team Kata series, provides the basic skills and philosophy of effective problem solving. It is based on 35 years of experience developing teams and implementing lean management.

The course covers the following:

  • The Lean philosophy of problem-solving and continuous improvement.
  • Healthy attitudes toward problem solving.
  • Simple situation analysis.
  • Root cause analysis - the "five why's?"
  • Brainstorming causes of problems.
  • The PDCA problem solving model.
  • The A3 problem solving model.
  • The skill of brainstorming.
  • Pareto or the 80/20 rule.
  • Action-Planning and follow-up.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • To understand and develop the attitudes and habits of team problem solving.
  • To learn a simple and direct approach to root cause analysis and situation analysis.
  • To learn the two models of problem solving associated with Toyota Production System or "lean management."
  • To develop the skills of brainstorming and concensus reaching.
  • To learn and practice a simple and effective model of action planning and follow through.

What is the target audience?

  • Any manager, team leader, or team member wishing to develop the critical skills of improving performance.

What are the requirements?

  • There is nothing you need to know or do before the course,