In this episode we interview Jeffrey Liker
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Here you can ask 7-time Shingo Prize winning author Dr. Jeffrey Liker questions related to the Toyota Way 4P Model; Philosophy, Process, People, and Problem Solving.
In this training session participants will gain an understanding of the components of the Toyota Way 4P model and how they interrelate. The week will cover a broad range of topics within each of the 4Ps.
In this program participants will complete a five week training program designed to give them the most comprehensive understanding of the Toyota Way ever offered. The weeks will cover an Overview, People & Problem Solving, Stability, Flow and Pull, and Daily Management and Sustainment.
In this program participants will complete the Lean Academic coursework but also work on small Process Kaizen projects in between training sessions to further develop their understanding of the topic and capability. The participants will be supported by Toyota Way Academy personnel during the break between training sessions. The Toyota Way of Learn – Try – Reflect is woven throughout this program.
This is the most comprehensive training program offered and is designed to develop a participant into an effective champion of Lean transformation. Facilitator candidates will complete the requirements of Lean Practitioner and then undertake a Flow Kaizen project that integrates their training into a broad project that will allow them to further their understanding and mastery of the subject material. The Toyota Way Academy will support the candidates with monthly visits to review progress and provide support. Successful candidates will then be registered as a Certified Facilitator through the Academy.
This course is designed to give participants a broad overview of what tools are contained within the ‘Lean Toolbox’ and how they can be applied within a Health Care environment. Participants will also discuss implement at ion strategies and leadership prerequisites for a successful Lean implementation.
Here at the Toyota Way Academy you'll get exposure to all aspects of the powerful Toyota Production System as well as their well-defined 'People Value Stream.' You'll be learning the Toyota Way using the Toyota Way. We go beyond the traditional 'toolbox' approach to lean manufacturing transformation. Let us help you simultaneously improve your people and processes as you begin or continue on your lean manufacturing journey.