Leadership development

TLC LEADERSHIP PROGRAMMES

The FLAME (Future, Leadership, Action, Motivation, Edge) Programmes were developed by TLC using the expertise of experienced leaders to develop a practical, relevant and personal leadership journey. This highly effective and empowering programme uses the FLAME Model to engage leaders through interactive group sessions in a classroom environment. This combined with the assessments and a […]

Toyota Kata in the Classroom – PCB Lean Forum

Kata – A simple exercise to teach scientific thinking developed by best-selling author Mike Rother Kata in the classroom (KiC) is a 50 minute hands on exercise with three minute rounds that involve assembling a small puzzle. The team follow the improvement pattern to establish a goal and then experiment from round to round. Develop […]

Education is one of the most critical industries in this new age

In today’s world we face unprecedented change. Information is now doubling in hours, customers are mobile, informed and demanding of the best service. Industries like Travel, Banking, Energy & Education to name a few have all been transformed in this new age. One of the most critical industries is education. The future will be online […]

How to maximise your impact and minimise your B-BBEE spend with Lean and Kaizen internships

In a tight market place it’s all about improving your competitive advantage. Learn how to apply Lean principles in order to establish your competitive advantage, by producing faster and cheaper than your competitors. Understand the impact of the new B-BBEE codes and leverage this to your advantage, to improve your scorecard, streamline your business and minimise your […]

Last chance to book for the Lean forum

LEAN FORUM – 5 May 2015 Topic: The 8 Wastes Waste is any step or resource allocation that delivers zero value for your customer. An easy way to remember the 8 types of waste is using the acronym TIM WOODS. In this Lean Forum we will discover how to identify waste in your business. Learn about […]

My personal experience of TLC’s Change Management course

By the time you have finished reading this short article over 60 aeroplanes from around the world will take off, 12 000 packages will be delivered by UPS, 100 000 tweets will be made and over 100 new website domains will be registered. In fact, by the time you finish reading this paragraph 375 McDonalds burgers will […]

5S – A Japanese Culture

The hall of the PCB (Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business) was filled to the brim on Tuesday evening (17/02/15) as people squeezed in to watch keynote speaker Rick McCarthy, MD of Training Leadership Consulting, share his discoveries from a Learning Expedition that took place in Japan last year. The topic was 5S. 5S stands for Seiri, […]

A place for everything and everything in its place

LEAN FORUM – 17 FEBRUARY 2015 5S is the name of a workplace organisation method that uses a list of five activities Sort, Set, Shine, Standardise and Sustain. The aim of 5S is to organise a company’s activities in order to increase productivity, reduce waste and create cost-savings. Join us for a special Lean Forum presentation where Rick, MD of TLC will […]

Japan – Rick’s trip to the far east

Our MD, Rick McCarthy recently visited Japan for a Lean Study tour.  Here he writes about his experience with Dr Kobayashi who’s father created the 20 Keys  that are crucial to develop a world class company.  My biggest learning is one about R-E-S-P-E-C-T. My first impression is that the Japanese will give you respect before […]