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The HAN Lean Event is an annual event of the Lean / World Class Performance course of HAN University of Applied Sciences. During this event, students present improvement projects that they have completed (and implemented) in the previous months. During this afternoon two Lean 4.0 project members will share their…Find out more »
Shingo Research Award winner Dr. Daryl Powell is Research Manager at SINTEF Manufacturing in Norway and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. In this webinar, Daryl will present emergent insights from his research on leading lean transformations, which suggests that the development of a learning-to-learn capability…Find out more »
In this masterclass, organized by the HAN Lean-QRM Center, Katie Anderson and Isao Yoshino will highlight some key elements of people-centered leadership and Yoshino’s learning at Toyota. Participants will also get opportunities to ask questions. The masterclass will be hosted by professor Jannes SlompFind out more »
2020 was the year in which we had to deal with the strictest measures that the nation has experienced in years. Digitization took off as we all learned to work from home. The pandemic has shown us that agility, efficiency and restructuring are more important than ever before.
In previous times of crisis, many companies leaned on management philosophies from the 1950s.
Is it different this time?
In this webinar series, speakers from business and academia will share their experiences, success stories and reflections on the importance of Lean and other disciplines. How can these management philosophies help us today and in the near future?Find out more »
"We at Toyota say that every leader is a teacher who develops the next generation of leaders. That's their most important job." .... "A manager's job is not to put employees in a position where they're going to fail, but to put them in a challenging position where they have to work hard to succeed while managing to see room for further improvement." (Akio Toyoda, CEO & Chairman Toyota)
Are lean leaders different from other leaders? If so, what does a lean leader do? What do we need to do to develop the next generation of lean leaders. How do we develop prominent employees who create good products or services that meet the customer or user? In this session you will hear from both researcher, and senior leaders in Norwegian business, what characterises Lean Management in Norway and the Norwegian cooperation modelFind out more »
New technologies combined with lean provide opportunities to develop smart and more automated work processes. Most businesses have implemented ENTERPRISE Resource Planning (ERP) systems to improve data flow and processes across organizational boundaries. Many have also adopted digital technologies such as interactive whiteboards, cloud solutions, data capture, smart planning systems, artificial intelligence to achieve process improvements. However, the businesses do not achieve the results they had expected.
We have challenged some businesses to tell us how they have worked on the implementation of digital technology, and what experiences they have in terms of increased efficiency and customer value. We will facilitate a discussion about whether lean thinking and methods can produce better results in such implementations.Find out more »
Daryl Powell will give a presentation of the Blended Network Action Learning (BNAL) methodology the 19th of November. After a short presentation of 30 minutes there will be room for discussion. You can join this webinar via Microsoft Teams. Just click the link to the webinar on November 19 at…Find out more »
Thursday March 4th from 9:00 am – 10:00 am (MSTeams sessions) Second session in a series of three meetings for operations directors and managers interested in Lean and Industry 4.0 technologies. How is the work of the operations director and managers changing because of the development and introduction of Industry…Find out more »
Thursday March 11th from 9:00 am – 10:00 am (MSTeams sessions) Third and last session in a series of three meetings for operations directors and managers interested in Lean and Industry 4.0 technologies. How is the work of the operations director and managers changing because of the development and introduction…Find out more »
Mr. Saurabh Gupta is Business Head (VP) at an Automotive Component Manufacturing company with in Joint Venture of Leading Automobile OEM. He will give a masterclass about the Fusion of Lean with Industry 4.0. He will refer to the developments of Lean 4.0 at this company. Mr. Gupta is Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt. He has a great interest in the development of the operations role in companies.Find out more »