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SHOP TALKS WORKSHOPS AND PLANT TOURS 2022

OVERVIEW

CME Shop Talks connects front line leaders and supervisors together to exchange information, ideas, and insights. Participants gather for facilitated sessions that include a hosted plant tour and a topical learning component. The peer driven discussion ensures a high level of commitment and accountability which in turn offers invaluable key takeaways and innovative solutions

WHY YOUR TEAM SHOULD CONNECT WITH PEERS?

CME’s Shop Talks program helps you empower your teams:
 

  • Develop the people management skills of future leaders & supervisors
  • Enhance the organization’s business process improvement and innovation skills
  • Increase the quality and output of cross-functional and intact teams
  • Ensure front-line employees are not only kept informed, but kept inspired and engaged

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Front line leaders
  • Continuous improvement leaders
  • Supply chain leaders

LOCATION & TIME

Various Locations
Includes plant tour
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

COST PER SESSION

$100 | Members
$150 | Non-Members
(GST not included)

Bundled Rate (Attend any 3 Sessions)

$250 | Members
$400 | Non-Members
(GST not included)

JAN 13, 2022 - TIME MANAGEMENT | ONLINE

A Supervisor’s worst problem – Not enough time in the day. How to manage your time in ways you never thought possible.

One of the two biggest weaknesses of leadership is lack of focus. Turn this weakness into your strength at work, and your personal life. Learn Steven Covey’s Time Management Matrix and how to delegate efficiently. This workshop will enable you to understand and practice the 7 Time Management skills practiced by successful people.

 

FACILITATOR

 

Derek Barichievy, Management Development Specialist, Barichievy Management Development and Training

Derek is a seasoned Manufacturing Executive from an Industrial Engineering and Quality Assurance background with more than 40 years’ experience. His background includes running companies of more than 600 employees, as well as working for the world-renowned Toyota organization. His track record includes turning around two large publicly-traded manufacturing companies of long-standing losses into highly profitable organizations within short periods of time. He is a skilled veteran in the training and development of management and building company growth. This experience incorporates expanding manufacturing divisions for a U.S. corporation in 8 countries and on 4 continents. He spent several years in an executive role in a Belgium head office establishing the European division of a global manufacturer.

 

DETAILS

Date: Thursday, Jan 13, 2022
Time: 9.00 AM – 11.30 AM
Location: Online

 

 

FEB 24, 2022 - SHOP FLOOR PROBLEM SOLVING

Tired of putting band-aids on problems? All manufacturers are. How to get past this daily survival mentality? Ask the 5-why’s more skillfully. Know when to pull out the fishbone, which version to use, and how to engage people in quick and effective root cause analysis. How to correctly use the value graph to engage people’s ideas and experience. How to execute implementation items consistently (and persistently) using scrum boards. This can be the difference between suffering and thriving.

 

FACILITATOR

 

Andrew McFadyen, Executive Coach, Lean Sensei International

Andrew McFadyen has accumulated 30 years of management and executive experience, including 10 years as Executive Coach with Lean Sensei, 5 years as Vice President with Toyota
and 15 years as a Managing Director with Teleflex Canada Inc. Andrew has a strong track record of leadership in product and service development, process innovation, lean operations, and applied training. He currently specializes in business transformations, focusing on strategy, culture, people development, and continuous improvement. Andrew is an applied learning expert, with deep expertise in facilitating real-world gemba kaizens and building lean teams from the bottom up and the top down. As a lifelong student of all things Lean, Andrew has accumulated a vast knowledge of virtually all Lean and Continuous Improvement methods.

DETAILS

Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022
Time: 7.30 AM – 12.30 PM
Location:
Pacific Bolt
5250 272 St, Langley Twp
BC V4W 1S3

 

 

APRIL 22, 2022 - Visual Management

Huddle Boards and KPI boards—What to display, what not to display, and how to make it “line-of-sight” and truly meaningful to work crews. The importance of daily priority communications, situational awareness, cross-shift communication, teambuilding, trends vs. data, how best to capture downtime and error codes, etc.  Process KPI’s vs. Results KPI’s. Supervisors and Managers need to understand this stuff!

 

FACILITATOR

 

Andrew McFadyen, Executive Coach, Lean Sensei International

Andrew McFadyen has accumulated 30 years of management and executive experience, including 10 years as Executive Coach with Lean Sensei, 5 years as Vice President with Toyota
and 15 years as a Managing Director with Teleflex Canada Inc. Andrew has a strong track record of leadership in product and service development, process innovation, lean operations, and applied training. He currently specializes in business transformations, focusing on strategy, culture, people development, and continuous improvement. Andrew is an applied learning expert, with deep expertise in facilitating real-world gemba kaizens and building lean teams from the bottom up and the top down. As a lifelong student of all things Lean, Andrew has accumulated a vast knowledge of virtually all Lean and Continuous Improvement methods.

DETAILS

Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
Time: 7.30 AM – 12.30 PM
Location: TBC

 

MAY 26, 2022 - HUDDLE SKILLS

How to Facilitate a 5-minute daily huddle.  Practice it during the Shop Talk session, in small (non-threatening) groups.  Share each-other’s best practices, but focus on lots of role-play (with coaching).  How to engage the visual management from previous Shop Talk during every huddle.  How to elevate the “voice of the employee”.  Best practices on how to rapidly reconfigure work during slow demand times.  How to drive work teams towards results and problem solving through regular huddles, honest communications, and fair accountability.  Frankly, this is the #1 deficiency I see in shop floor leadership training.

 

FACILITATOR

Andrew McFadyen, Executive Coach, Lean Sensei International

Andrew McFadyen has accumulated 30 years of management and executive experience, including 10 years as Executive Coach with Lean Sensei, 5 years as Vice President with Toyota
and 15 years as a Managing Director with Teleflex Canada Inc. Andrew has a strong track record of leadership in product and service development, process innovation, lean operations, and applied training. He currently specializes in business transformations, focusing on strategy, culture, people development, and continuous improvement. Andrew is an applied learning expert, with deep expertise in facilitating real-world gemba kaizens and building lean teams from the bottom up and the top down. As a lifelong student of all things Lean, Andrew has accumulated a vast knowledge of virtually all Lean and Continuous Improvement methods.

 

DETAILS

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Time: 7.30 AM – 12.30 PM
Location: TBC