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
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
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.
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.