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Lean Enterprise Masterclass, Detroit | Manufacturing LeadersManufacturing Leaders Lean Enterprise Masterclass, Detroit | Manufacturing Leaders

Leading a Lean Enterprise Masterclass

Detroit, Michigan /
18th - 20th November 2019

Join us in Detroit, Michigan on November 18th-20th for three days of highly interactive case studies and training led by former Toyota executive, Mike Hoseus, with exclusive behind the scenes access at Magna International’s world class lean plant in Holly, Michigan.

Why Attend?

An exclusive opportunity to learn from former senior Toyota Executive Mike Hoseus how to optimize your lean initiatives throughout the organization. You will benchmark with senior lean leaders at Magna, Pepsi and Oshkosh on how to extend lean beyond operations to all functions and levels implementing improvements that positively impact customers and financial results.

You will also develop your own self-assessment gap analysis and lean action plan to take away and apply to your business.

Masterclass Agenda at a Glance

Day 1

Monday November 18th, 2019

From Cost Reduction To Sustainable Results

An interactive session preparing for the Toyota benchmarking tour

Exclusive site tour: Magna Electronics

  • Leading global automotive supplier dedicated to the delivery of new mobility solutions and technology
  • Over 174,000 employees globally
  • Record sales in 2018 of $40.8 billion
  • 348 manufacturing operations and 91 product development, engineering and sales centers in 28 countries

Day 2

Tuesday November 19th, 2019

Case Study 1

Leadership Follow Through: Ensuring Accountability and Systematic Problem Solving at All Levels

Case Study 2

Lean Implementation During Rapid Change

Case Study 3

Driving Employee Engagement by Centralizing Lean

Case Study 4

From People to Projects to Profits: How to Implement An Effective End to End Lean Culture That Sticks and Delivers

Day 3

Wednesday November 20th, 2019,

Lean Leadership System

Hoshin Kanri - Strategy Deployment Process

Connection to the Lean Daily Management System and Enterprise Management Development System (EMDS)

Connection to the Lean People Development Systems

Planning Session

Prioritise and Select 'Key Lean Elements'

Masterclass Leaders

Learn from the experience of senior leaders from the world’s top companies.

Mike Hoseus

Mike Hoseus

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Former Toyota executive and co-author of ‘Toyota Culture’

  • Implement end to end value stream thinking and enterprise value stream mapping
  • Learn the three levels of problem solving for your organisation: Strategic, systemic and daily
  • Find out how to build lean leadership capability with an ‘on the job development’ model
Jeff Gary

Jeff Gary


General Manager, Magna Electronics Technology

  • Discover how to develop accountability and systematic problem solving at all levels of your organisation
  • Hire, train and retain the right people across all functions to sustain your lean transformation
  • Develop a robust culture of succession planning to support your lean implementation

Ronald Oral

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Associate Director of Business Process Excellence, Boehringer Ingelheim

  • Hear how to lead continuous improvement through changes in plant ownership, product mix and strategy
  • Overcome the challenges for business process excellence created by highly regulated environments
  • Understand how to develop continuous improvement from the ground up in manufacturing and then extend it to quality

Dr. Lorinda Lewis

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Senior Director, Continuous Improvement Learning & Leadership

  • How to overcome resistance to change and build support at all levels for your CI initiatives
  • Learn how to establish a continuous improvement culture that engages, empowers and develops all employees
  • Identify optimal KPIs to measure the success of your program through bottom line results

Les Cyfko

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Director CI & Engineering, Canada, PepsiCo

  • Discover the critical steps to implement Lean Six Sigma and TPM in your organisation whilst effectively managing cost pressures and timing
  • Change the mindset and behaviour of key stakeholders to develop a lean culture that sticks and delivers tangible results
  • Select and execute meaningful projects that will deliver real ROI

Previous Attendees

What Our Clients Say

"Excellent opportunity to learn, benchmark and collaborate with peers. Real discussion without sales pitches."
Previous attendee from Johnson & Johnson

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"Gets to the heart of lean - critical flow fundamental elements that gives you clear and actionable direction."
Previous attendee from Cardinal Health

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"A deep look into Toyota Culture with a master coach of the Toyota Production System."
Previous attendee from Roche

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Unique Private Masterclass Format

Our unique interactive format with over 35 exclusively invited senior leaders from global manufacturing organisations combines practical training and exclusive industry case studies with highly effective group discussions and exercises, enabling you to quickly learn from the successes and experience of some of the most advanced manufacturing companies.

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Selected, invitation only private group

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No sponsors or service providers

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Highly interactive workshops including case studies

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Confidential insights and dynamic group discussions

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Event Details:

Detroit, MI, November 18th-20th, 2019

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