October 29-31, 2019
April 7-9, 2020
November 10-12, 2020
Location: Lexington, KY
The University of Kentucky conducts this three day institute twice per year to highlight, for business executives, the value of applying lean principles in their organizations. The Institute provides opportunities to:
One – Explore the foundations of the highly successful Toyota Production System by participating in discussions and Q & A that are an integral part of the course.
Two – Discover practical insights into utilizing Lean’s guiding principles to lead a successful transformation of your organization.
Three – Witness firsthand TPS being successfully applied in real industries, including Buffalo Trace Distillery and Toyota’s first wholly owned American plant in Georgetown, Kentucky, which produces every Camry in the world. (NOTE: If you are deemed a competitor of Toyota you may not be admitted on the walking tour. Toyota reserves the right to make this decision.)
Key topics will include:
- The pillars of a lean business philosophy
- The competitive strength of learning organizations
- Lean system operations
- Management structure and measurement systems that support and sustain an ongoing lean transformation
|Activities are led by our experienced faculty and Toyota executives. Walking tours of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (based on availability*) and Buffalo Trace Distillery will provide the opportunity to “go and see” lean principles in action. Upon completion of the Lean Executive Leadership Institute, the participant will be able to:
This program is also available as an on-site dedicated offering.
*When Toyota Tour is unavailable there will either be a tour of another local business that is practicing lean, or a detailed video created by Toyota will be shown.
The current fee for the institute, meals, and all events is $3,500 (U.S. dollars only).
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