Advanced Facilitation Skills

Course Content

All aspects of planning and running improvement events are covered in 3 main phases: Pre-Event, Days 1-5, and Post-Event planning and execution. There are class exercises with every topic.

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This course is designed for lean champions who are leading teams to improve processes. It gives the students advanced lean instruction and the ability to practice facilitating in different scenarios under the guidance of an ISI Consultant. The skills needed by an effective team leader are a combination of analytical problem-solving and interpersonal leadership abilities. This course demonstrates how to apply the tools of lean manufacturing in enough detail to know when and how the tools are used. We include instruction on Facilitation Tools, Stakeholder Analysis, Communication Skills, Mapping for all Processes, Brainstorming, Auditing and much more. The course also teaches how to organize, direct, motivate and lead employee teams to accomplish specific objectives.

More info

  • The workshop is 5 full days for a total of 40 hours.
  • Participants should have completed a basic training course in lean principles such as Lean 101, Lean Office or equivalent.
  • The workshop is designed for 6-12 people, and anyone who will be leading employee teams through continuous improvement projects, kaizen events and workshops