2019/2020 Frederick / Washington County
Lean Peer Group (#15)
Build a Lean Culture to Ensure Long-Term Success
The Maryland World Class Consortia hosts regional Lean Peer Groups throughout Maryland. Lean applies to any type of organization and processing environment. Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, service organization, or a non-profit, this program should be part of your Continuous Improvement plan. Company leaders will have an opportunity to revamp and re-energize their Lean strategy by networking with and learning from others who are committed to creating a Lean culture.
You will be meeting monthly at alternating participant company locations; we do our best to minimize travel for our participants.
Who Should Attend?
Ideal participants are representatives from your Lean Steering Committee or members of the Leadership Team, but there are no restrictions on who may attend.
Three employees from each company may attend each meeting so only one registration per company is necessary.
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2020 Greater Baltimore Metro Lean Peer Group #16
Tentative Dates: February 19, 2020 through January 20, 2021
Now Includes Complimentary MWCC Membership!!
Adding to the value of your Lean Peer Group participation is a complimentary membership to the MWCC. Membership will follow the length of the Lean Peer Group Program (LPG) for which you have enrolled. If you re-enroll, your membership will be renewed.
BASICS® Lean Value Stream Mapping: An interactive, self-paced, modular, virtual training teaching the importance of value stream mapping as well as instructing how to create them. You will learn how to transform from the current state to the ideal state. You will also be given a tool to help align kaizen bursts into a prioritized project matrix to make sure you are improving the entire value stream.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
MWCC Special Offer - Buy Three Trainings, Get One Free
Standard Online Course: $99 per person
VIP Value Stream Mapping Online Course: $149 per person
In addition to the standard course content, spend one-on-one time with a member of the Business Improvement Group reviewing your Value Stream Maps and providing feedback during the course.
This online program is offered through our consulting partner, the Business Improvement Group.
Buy Three, Get One Free!
If you buy (3) registrations, we'll send you a coupon code that can be used to register a fourth person for free! It will be applied to the same tier you registered for and must be used by someone at your same organization.
BASICSâ Lean Foundations Course: A comprehensive, self-paced, modular, virtual training instructing how to use Lean analysis tools, and certifying you to implement Lean in your company based on the Business Improvement Group’s Shingo winning BASICS® Lean Implementation Model.
Standard Online Course: $495 per person
Interactive, self-paced, modular, virtual training
VIP Lean Foundations Online Course: $650 per person
BASICS® Lean Foundations + 2 Hours of Private Coaching
Take the Lean Foundations course and learn one-on-one during two hours of virtual coaching with one of the BIG Team Members.
2020 Frederick/Washington County Lean Peer Group #17
REGISTER NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!!
LeaderShift- Virtual Leader BootCamp. An online program to help leaders build the capability to flex and shift their leadership practice toward the remote workforce and virtual teams.
Overview. During this four week program, leaders learn and practice the fundamentals of leading a remote workforce and virtual teams. Participants learn through interactive on-line instruction, individual assignments and virtual collaboration.
Learning Units & Focus.
Becoming a Virtual Leader. In this learning unit, leaders take a holistic view of what the shift from terrestrial leadership to virtual leadership can entail. We discuss the challenges and changes they will encounter, the constants of leadership and motivation that should not change as well as the use of collaboration tools.
Emotional Intelligence & Virtual Leadership Effectiveness. Leaders can lose their "Mojo" in the shift from terrestrial to virtual leadership. Such a departure from the norm requires a heightened awareness of self, management of self and relationships. In this learning unit, participants gain insight into their EQ and develop strategies to be at their best while tackling unfamiliar challenges.
Virtual Meetings. Virtual meetings are less forgiving than in person meetings. In this learning unit, leaders will receive tools to help them prepare for successful virtual meetings, guidance and best practices on leading meetings, as well as tools to address difficult and derailing virtual meeting behaviors.
Virtual Teams. If teamwork makes the dream work, how can leaders recreate and carry this into the virtual world? In this learning unit, participants will learn about the different types of teams, redefine work flows to optimize virtual collaboration as well as learn how to get the best from their team.
Learning Process. Each of the above four learning units consists of three interdependent elements & experiences that take place over the course of one week. The week starts with a Learning Event and ends with a Cohort Coffee.
✦ On-line, Interactive, Zoom Learning Event- 120 min.
✦ Independent Application / Learning Exercise- 60 min
✦ Cohort Coffee— Online, interactive sharing of application / learning exercise- 45 min.
Participant leaders should expect to dedicate about 4 hours a week to the program. An “academic” track is available, consisting of just the online learning event.
Outcomes & Benefits. Participating leaders benefit on three levels; through instruction, through application, and experientially by participating in this on-line, interactive program.
✦ Increased productivity and effectiveness as leaders shift toward leading remote workers and teams.
✦ Greater satisfaction and effectiveness of virtual workers and teams.
✦ Anticipate and proactively address their challenges to leading virtually.
This online program is led by our consulting partner, Kelly Petrock, President of the LEAD Institute.
Buy Two, Get One Free!
If you buy (2) registrations, we'll send you a coupon code that can be used to register a third person for free! It will be applied to the same tier you registered for and must be used by someone at your same organization.
Baltimore Area Lean Peer Group #18
Tentative Dates: June 18, 2020 through May 20, 2021
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