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PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS PROGRAMME

We have supported a long-term Johannesburg-based client with training on problem-solving skills for decision making. However, their B-BBEE Verification Agency had informed them that they would only consider formal unit standard-based training for B-BBEE skills development points. This meant that valuable, business-oriented training would no longer be recognised, and this was a significant concern. We […]

Beverage giant ABInBev partner with TLC for their Lean Six Sigma training

We’ll drink to that that! TLC’s Gauteng Director, Maurice Kuhn, recently started training a team of senior managers on Lean Six Sigma Green Belt at beverage giant ABInBev’s Johannesburg offices.  Maurice, a Master Black Belt, is pictured with the ABInBev team, including the Africa Zone President Ricardo Tadeu (back row, centre). “It has been a […]

Lean thinking helps businesses to thrive

As featured in The Mercury 28 March 2018 by Peta Lee The Lean philosophy can help maintain the organisational resilience needed to thrive in an uncertain world, says Tanya Hulse, managing director of business improvement consulting firm Training Leadership Consulting (TLC). Speaking at a recent Lean Forum hosted by the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business, Hulse said […]

Parliament- The highest office in the land

Grant Davis shares his experience training the communications team of Parliament, South Africa  What a privilege to engage with the Communications department of the highest office in the land! Earlier this year, our team at Training Leadership Consulting (TLC) were approached by Lee du Preez, from B-BBEE consulting firm, BEENovations, to take the lead in running […]

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 […]

Meet Grant Davis – One of TLC’s Top Consultants

Ever wanted to know more about the passionate, hard-working team of TLC consultants who help to arm clients with all of the tools and guidance needed for process management? In this interview series, our consultants will be sharing their experiences, motivation and insight on what they do. Kicking off our interview series, we interviewed Grant […]

Do you really know how to apply Lean in your work environment?

By Sarah Giles According to my job description, I am responsible for Sales and Marketing for Training Leadership Consulting (TLC). So what am I doing attending a Lean Training Course? It is crucial that I understand all of our products and services, but more importantly, I wanted to learn about Lean tools and techniques to […]

Go See, Ask Why, Show Respect

Author: Rick McCarthy ‘Go see, ask why, show respect’.  This is the advice of Toyota’s Chairman Cho. What he is referring to is the art of the Gemba walk. In a world-class company and specifically one that subscribes to the TPS philosophy, Leaders go to the Gemba to make themselves aware of the current conditions […]

Process Standardisation: What actually happens by Grant Davis

The creator of the Toyota Production System (TPS), Taiichi Ohno, said: “Without stability there can be no improvement.” Most companies will admit that process standardisation is important yet it always gets pushed lower on their prioritised objectives. I will not deny that sometimes the reasons for this are relevant, such as time, resources and other […]

The Kaizen Philosophy and how it can impact your Company’s efficiency

What is Kaizen? The Japanese definition of Kaizen is simply continuous improvement.  The goal of Kaizen is to identify and eliminate activities in processes that add waste but do not add value. It is a problem solving approach and will assist you to understand the importance of sustaining solutions by performing ongoing improvements.  This enables […]