.2019 Full Day Workshop Drew Locher~ Coaching for Improvement - Lean Frontiers - Be Bold. Be Better.

Coaching for Improvement

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: 8:30AM-4:30PM (breakfast & lunch included)
Location: Austin, TX
Fee: $950*

Presented By:

Drew Locher

Session Abstract:

Developing the skills and mindsets for problem solving & process improvement in all team members over time is a critical factor in creating a culture for continuous improvement.  Effective coaching can greatly help in meeting this objective, and significantly reduce the typical ‘learning curve’.  The one-day workshop will provide an overview of coaching, why it is important, and an approach that has proven to be most effective.

At the end of this workshop, you will be knowledgeable in:

  • What it takes to be an effective coach using a combination of presentation, group discussion, videos and practice
  • To develop their coaching skills using several ‘forums’.  Participants are asked to bring A3 storyboards, visual management displays (or photos of), even simple idea cards that can be used to practice coaching around real world situations

About the Facilitator:

Drew Locher, Managing Director of Change Management Associates, has been applying Work Class/Enterprise Excellence concepts for 35 years, first at the General Electric Company in the 1980s.  Over that time, he has worked with a wide variety of industrial and service organizations, including Manufacturing, Transportation, Financial Services, Healthcare, Education, and Government.

Drew has been a faculty member of the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) since 2001, and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan ISD instructing their Lean Leadership and Kata programs.  He is the author of four books, and is a two-time Shingo Prize recipient.  Drew is a frequent speaker at conferences in the U.S. and abroad.


*NOTE: This workshop is run in affiliation with the Lean Leadership Week, which includes the Lean People Development Summit and Lean Accounting/Management Summit. You are not required to attend the Summit to participate in this workshop. Simply select only the workshop, and not the Summit, when registering.