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A3 Problem Solving: Lean Tool for Quality Improvement


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

A3 Problem Solving is a hands-on Lean methodology that goes beyond basic problem solving to include clear communication, collaboration and coaching others to strive for excellence. This is a proven approach to finding effective, real solutions while also building your lean culture. In this 60-minute webinar you and your team will learn how to:

  • Identify the problem - what needs to be fixed?
  • Develop a clear plan to get the results you need
  • Gather pertinent information - close knowledge gaps
  • Gain support through collaboration and coaching

Program Highlights

  • A3 Problem Solving: Lean Tool to Fix Problems & Improve People

    • How A3 fits in with lean principles and why it's so effective
    • Using A3 to support and improve your exiting processes
    • Building and supporting a culture of learning with A3
    • Examples of A3 problem solving worksheets
  • Putting A3 Problem Solving to Work in Your Organization

    • The key elements of A3 & how it works
    • Questions you should be asking throughout the process
    • Using A3s as a tool for collaboration and coaching
  • Developing People & a Lean Culture with A3 Problem Solving

    • Putting thoughts on paper -A3 makes the thinking process visible
    • Using A3 forms as a tool to coach others and build team success
    • Act your way into a new way of thinking, not the other way around
  • Live Question & Answer Session: Have your specific A3 Problem Solving questions answered!

About The Speaker

Anthony Manos is a Catalyst with Profero, Inc., where he provides professional consulting services, implementation, coaching and training to a wide variety of organizations. Over the past ten-plus years, he has helped over 150 companies in several aspects of Lean implementation including

  • Senior Member and faculty member for the American Society for Quality (ASQ) where he teaches a two-day course in Lean Enterprise and a one-day course on Kaizen
  • Co-author of the book "Lean Kaizen: A Simplified Approach to Process Improvement" and author of many articles on Lean and its allied subjects including Value Stream Mapping and Hoshin Kanri
  • Co-editor and contributing author of "The Lean Handbook: A Guide to the Bronze Certification Body of Knowledge" from Quality Press.

Program Benefits

In this 60-minute program you and your team will learn how to successfully apply the A3 problem solving approach, and how to use it as a means to boost quality, develop people, and improve your organization.