Toyota Kata for Manufacturers with Mike Rother
Date: October 17, 2017
Location: Geotech | Denver
Address: 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80205, USA
Cost: Registration fee is $100 and includes a copy of Mike Rother’s book “Toyota Kata”.
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Renowned author and Kata expert, Mike Rother, will present a two-part workshop on using Kata and teaching your organization the habit of critical thinking and PDCA problem solving to achieve challenging goals.
This workshop is intended for manufacturers only. A slightly different set of offerings are available for K-12 educators and administrators. More information can be found here.
Two-Part Afternoon Session
The afternoon begins with emphasis on Kata in manufacturing and then moves into classroom application. Manufacturers are invited to attend the entire session.
3:00pm: Check in, registration, networking
3:30pm: Mike Rother presentation on Kata in manufacturing
4:15pm: Guest manufacturer presentation on real-life application and success story
5:00pm: Break – Colorado educators will arrive to participate in the Kata simulation used by manufacturers and educators alike
5:30pm: Overview and Kata in the Classroom simulation with Mike Rother
6:30pm: Q&A and discussion
Mike Rother will also be joined by Dan Vermeesch who will share the powerful transformation the Kata Culture brought to Micron being on their lean journey for 14 years and being awarded the Shingo Silver Medallion for Operational Excellence. “We thought we knew what we were doing for all those years, and then along came Kata and a significant shift in thinking,” says Vermeesch. Experiments ranging from duct tape and rubber bands inside a brand new $350,000 machine to pushing tools so hard they lit the machine on fire – TWICE! – will be shared during this 45 minute interactive session.
Registration fee is $100 and includes a copy of Mike Rother’s book “Toyota Kata”.