Leaders need to refresh their thinking and methods for doing things from time-to time. Bob’s innovative ideas, painstaking research, outstanding teaching, and extensive writing combine to offer you one-of-a-kind interactive (synchronous) short course experiences.
Speed Leadership is a new and innovative way to understand and improve leadership in the digital era. It looks at leadership from a process, rather than behavioral, perspective. Speed Leadership is a simple way to improve leadership without the pain of business or personal transformation. Click here to find out more. Three 60 minute online classes.
Strategy Failure Analysis
Is strategy still a useful concept? Is it worth the executive time and staff effort to develop and implement a corporate strategy? This workshop presents new and provocative understanding of strategy and leadership. It establishes the rationale and need for leaders to think differently about strategy and execution. Learn the answers to these questions through detailed analysis of major corporate strategy failure. This remarkable workshop is based on a unique graduate course developed by Professor Emiliani and taught to managers since 2004. Four 60 minute online classes.
How do you make kaizen part of the workplace culture? Should you focus on the method as other do? No. First one must understand the mindset, deeper concepts, and meaning behind kaizen. That understanding begins with those who lead other people, from supervisors to CEO. This high impact short course is designed for leaders to develop their ability to understand, engage in, and lead the practice of Toyota-style kaizen. Take company performance to the next level with Toyota’s unique and highly effective kaizen method! Four 75 minute online classes.
Confronting Barriers to Change
Organizations need to change to keep up with the times, yet substantive change is invariably far more difficult to achieve than it ought to be. Why does this happen and what can be done about it? This practical training is a deep and substantial exploration of these topics based upon the groundbreaking trilogy of books The Triumph of Classical Management Over Lean Management, Irrational Institutions, and Management Mysterium. Three 60 minute online classes.
Speaking topics include: Lean leadership, Toyota-style kaizen method, overcoming difficulties with Lean transformation process, and Lean management applied to higher education administration and teaching.
We selected you out of a pool of many candidates to speak at our meeting for four reasons: 1) you’re a great speaker, 2) you know how to handle executives, 3) you have hands on Lean experience in different types of businesses and applications, and 4) you are the top researcher in Lean. Your credibility is unimpeachable. — Kerry Arent, Vice President of Human Resources, Apvion
- “Highly engaging. Knowledge is broad and deep. Very practical in his approach.”
- “Great speaker. Easy to understand. Used relevant examples.”
- “He communicates really well. He’s humble and down-to-earth.”
Lean Behaviors® and Behavioral Waste®
This creative approach to leadership development faithfully follows the thinking and practices of Toyota’s management system. In this workshop you will learn to differentiate between value-added leadership behaviors and leadership behaviors that are waste, and methods for improving your leadership skills and capabilities. Two 60 minute classes.
Lean for Higher Education
Professor Emiliani is the leading Lean practitioner in higher education, having apply Lean principles and practices to teaching since 1999. Learn from his vast experience in personalizing student learning through instructional design and learning management system technology, as well as the role of senior administrators in creating a Lean university. By arrangement.