Understanding Lean Transformation


Through instruction, small group discussions and exercises, the workshop participants will:

  • Understand the five basic dimensions of organization change
  • Gain insights into key elements of a lean organization and the Lean Transformation Framework
  • Reflect upon your own organization and/or project according to the LTF
  • Use key questions to begin creating a framework to guide your organization’s transformation


07:30 – 08:30


08:30 - 10:00

Session 1. Introduction to Lean Thinking and Organizational Change

  • What are your learning objectives?
  • History of Lean
  • What is Lean Thinking and Practice?
  • What is a Lean Organizational Transformation?

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee-break AM

11:00 - 12:30

Session 2. The Lean Transformation Framework (LTF)

  • Why a Lean Transformation Framework?
  • Understanding the Framework and its 5 dimensions
  • Company case study

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:00

Session 3. Self-Reflection -- Applying the LTF to your personal situation

  • What is the purpose of your organization or what situational problem are you trying to solve? 
  • How are you improving the work? 
  • How are you developing your people?
  • How do you manage -- what is your management system and what are your day-to-day management behaviors?
  • What is your basic thinking, mindset or assumptions? 

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee-Break PM

15:30 - 17:00

Session 4. Next Steps -  Applying the LTF to your organization or company

  • How should you define the purpose of your organization (company) or decide what situational problems to solve?
  • How should you improve the work? 
  • How should you develop your people?
  • How should you manage -- what is a better management system and more effective day-to-day management behaviors?
  • What should be the organization’s basic thinking, mindset or assumptions?

17:00 - 17:30

Written course/instructor evaluation by participants and diploma distribution.

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Leaders
  • Improvement Deployment Leaders
  • Strategy Officers
  • Business Improvement Leaders
  • Cost and Productivity Managers
  • Operational Excellence Professionals


  • John Y. Shook

    John Y. Shook is the Chairman and CEO, Lean Enterprise Institute, USA. He isrecognized as a true sensei who enthusiastically shares his knowledge andinsights within the Lean Community and with those who have not yet madethe lean leap.Shook lea ...
  • José Roberto Ferro

    José Roberto Ferro is the president of Lean Institute Brazil, a non-profit organization founded in 1999, whose main purpose is to disseminate the principles and practices of Lean Thinking in Brazilian companies. Dr. Ferro is the author of chapters for the Braz ...

Register Here Download Program 29 March, 2016
Hotel Grand Hyatt, Santiago, Chile


John Shook, Chairman & CEO, Lean Enterprise Institute, USA and Jose Ferro, President, Lean Enterprise Brazil
Language InglésEnglish with simultaneous translation to Spanish


Early Bird Registration
USD 480 / CLP 268.800
(20% off until 22 February 2016)
USD 600 / CLP 336.000

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