TLC is a proud sponsor of this years KZN Lean Conference 2017 powered by Vodacom and hosted by The Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business

Are you Getting the Right Things Done?

Don’t miss this interactive 2 Day Conference Focusing on Strategy Deployment (Hoshin Kanri)
Key sessions by award-winning author and international presenter Pascal Dennis from Canada.
In addition: Presentations by a World Bank Economist and Moeletsi Mbeki


International Keynote Speaker for the 2017 KZN Lean Conference Pascal Dennis.

Pascal is a professional engineer, author, and advisor to companies making the lean leap. He developed his lean skills at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) and by working with lean masters in North America and Japan. In leadership positions at TMMC, he supported the launch of several new models and the hiring and training of 2,000 new team members. He has supported lean implementation at leading international companies in sectors as diverse as automotive, process industries, heavy equipment, construction, and health care. The focus of his lean implementation work is strategic planning and execution (strategy deployment), quality, delivery, cost management, health and safety, and business process improvement. Pascal is the author of Lean Production Simplified, Andy & Me: Crisis and Transformation on the Lean Journey, the LEI publication Getting the Right Things Done – a Leader’s Guide to Planning and Execution and The Remedy: Bringing Lean Thinking Out of the Factory to Transform the Entire Organization. He has won numerous Shingo Research Prizes. Pascal aids companies implementing lean through Lean Pathways, Inc.

 

Pascal Dennis, will cover:

· Fundamentals of Strategy Deployment (Hoshin Kanri)
· Mental Models Underlying Strategy Deployment
· The 4 Fallacies of the Planning School
· 3 PDCA Cycles in Strategy Deployment
· Catchball for Shared Understanding and Alignment
· The ‘Key Thinker’ Concept
· A3 Thinking and how to Implement and make Strategy Deployment Part of your Culture

In addition, there will be presentations on South African case studies and the event will be opened by the World Bank. Their Country Economist will share brand new, yet-to-be released, research findings on the South African Economy. This will be followed by Moeletsi Mbeki, who will discuss the political implications of the World Bank findings.


Includes a CEO Dinner – 23 August, 18:30 for 19:00


Extra –
Book for Day 3: A full session with Pascal Dennis, practically applying what you have learned to create a Strategic Plan for your Business.


PROGRAMME 2017

AUG
23
DAY 1 CONFERENCE
TIME SPEAKER TOPIC
08:00 – 08:15 Melanie Veness
CEO, Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business
Welcome
08:15 – 09:15 Marek Hanusch
Country Economist, World Bank
Research Findings – Challenges in the SA Economy
09:15 – 10:00 Moeletsi Mbeki
Political Analyst
Political Implications of World Bank SA Economy
10:00 – 10:30 Tea  
10:30 – 12:30 Pascal Dennis
International Keynote Speaker
Fundamentals of Strategy Deployment (Hoshin Kanri)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch  
13:30 – 14:30 Pascal Dennis
International Keynote Speaker
Mental Models Underlying Strategy Deployment
14:30 – 15:30 Pascal Dennis
International Keynote Speaker
The 4 Fallacies of the Planning School, 3 PDCA Cycles in Strategy Deployment
15:30 – 15:45 Tea  
15:45 – 16:30 Vodacom
Sponsor
New Technology to Lean Your Enterprise
16:30 – 16:40 Melanie Veness
CEO, Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business
Day 1 Conference Closing
 CEO Dinner Ivo Buratovich
MD, Fairfield Dairy

Fairfield Leadership and Culture Change Journey
Q&A Panel Pascal Dennis, World Bank and Moeletsi Mbeki
AUG
24
DAY 2 CONFERENCE
TIME SPEAKER TOPIC
08:00 – 08:30 Zamo Gwala
CEO, TKIZN
Welcome message from Trade Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN)
08:30 – 09:15 Dr. Mark Manley
CEO, Crucial Communications
Ethical Leadership
09:15 – 10:00 Pascal Dennis
International Keynote Speaker
Catchball for Shared Understanding and Alignment
10:00 – 10:30 Tea  
10:30 – 12:30 Pascal Dennis
International Keynote Speaker
The ‘Key Thinker’ Concept
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch  
13:30 – 15:15 Pascal Dennis
International Keynote Speaker
A3 Thinking and how to Implement and make Strategy Deployment Part of your Culture
15:15 – 15:45 Tea  
15:45 – 16:30 Grant Davis
Business Improvement Manager, Training Leadership Consulting (TLC)
SA Case Studies
16:30 – 16:40 Melanie Veness
CEO, Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business
Day 2 Conference Closing
AUG
25
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP WITH SENIOR EXECUTIVES AND THEIR TEAMS
TIME SPEAKER TOPIC
08:30 – 15:00 Pascal Dennis
International Keynote Speaker
Practically applying what you have learned and create a strategic plan for your business

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