Developing a Lean Operational Strategy

Virtual Masterclass for Leaders in Manufacturing Sector

Masterclass in “Developing a Lean Operational Strategy” is a virtual interactive experience that will transform your thinking on systematic deployment of the Lean Transformation Strategy.

In just 4 days you’ll find the most practical and proven solutions for all the above problems. You will;

Program Content

  • Basics about lean management.
    • What are Value, Wastes, and Value-Adding Activities? How to create value innovation for your organization? You will understand how to differentiate value and waste with examples
  • Setting up the true north vision.
    • What is the true north vision? Elements of an operational strategy. Difference between traditional operational strategy and lean operational strategy.
    • Toyota Kata, the secret of the continuous improvement strategy
    • Set up your operational vision
  • Understanding the Target Condition and Current State
    • Defining current state with Value Stream Mapping, Process Mapping, and Loss Analysis.
    • You will learn how to do a simple process map with a video example
  • Developing Strategic A3s
    • What are the elements in a Strategic A3 – What, Why, Rationale for Future Activities, Action plan, and Check & Adjust
    • Practical application of A3 to your strategy
  • Visual Management
    • What is Visual Management and Benefits
    • Visual Display and Visual Control
    • Detail example of visual management in a business environment
  • Hoshin Kanri – Policy Deployment
    • What is Hoshin Kanri
    • How to do a Hoshin Kanri for your organization
    • A practical example to develop your Hoshin Kanri
  • Daily Management Techniques
    • How to develop continuous improvement habit
    • Eight habits of a lean leader
      • Leaders standard work
      • Gemba Walk
      • Gemba Kaizen
      • Problem Solving
      • Coaching & Mentoring
      • A3 Reviews
      • Nemawashi
      • Learn Something New
    • You will learn Gemba Kaizen and Problem Solving with a detailed example.

Target Audience

Transform Yourself Today!

And Much More..

Register for September intake

Yes. It is for real. We believe that every leader should possess this incredible knowledge. If you are the right person to have this knowledge and if you can put this into practice, We guarantee that you will be able to transform your organization into a truly world-class one. 

Program Schedule

6 Consecutive Tuesdays – 2 Hours per Day

Tuesday ( 14, 21, 28 Sep & 5, 12, 19 Oct)    :  7.00pm to 9.00 pm (SL Time)

The Online Exam will be held on 23 Oct Saturday  (60 MCQs | 24 Hours).

Learn From the Best Lean Transformation Coaches

Lapitha Gunasinghe

( TPM Instructor| MBA (ICFAI)| Industrial Eng (IMS)/Lean Black Belt /Six Sigma Black Belt)

Lapitha has more than 23 years of experience in lean organizational transformation. He has led lean transformation initiatives in well-known multinationals including Walmart, MAS Holdings, and Hop-Lun in Hong-Kong, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives and Cambodia.

  • Director – ICEES Global (Current Position)
  • Former Vice President – Lean Enterprise, inQube Global (Pvt) Ltd
  • Former Country Manager, Quantum Apparel Cambodia
  • Former General Director/ Head of Operations, Hop Lun Vietnam (Pvt) Ltd
  • Former Deputy General Manager – Lean Enterprise, MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd
  • former Manager – Lean Implementation, Walmart Global Sourcing (Pvt) Ltd, Bangladesh
  • Former Snr Industrial Engineer, MAS Linea Aqua (Pvt) Ltd
  • 20 years of working Experience in Manufacturing and driving Enterprise Excellence in Maldives, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.
  • Have been mentored by Japanese & American Toyota consultants for 10 years. Being Trained in Japan at AOTS Chubu Kenshu Center, Nagoya and Toyota Engineering Corporation (TEC). Exposure in Toyota Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution Facilities, Nagoya
  • Lean Black Belt – MAS Holdings
  • Certified TPM Instructor – Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPMs)
  • Conducted workshops and training in MAS Lean Academy and Headed Blue Belt Training Program
  • Successfully facilitated several continuous improvement projects and process innovation in different industries

Asanka Henegedara

(Certified TPM Instructor MBA(PIM)|BSc Eng| ACMA| CGMA |Lean Six Sigma Black Belt)

Asanka was one of the Young Leaders from Mckensey Turnaround program at MAS Holdings before he joined as a Director at ICEES global. He has coached lean transformation initiatives in multiple industries including porcelain, airlines, textile and agriculture. 

  • Director – ICEES Global (Current Position)
  • Visiting Lecture – Lean Management at University of Moratuwa (Current)
  • Led multiple lean initiatives in Overall Lean Transformation and Special Tools including New Product Development, Quick Changeover and Total Productive Maintenance at MAS Group Lean Enterprise & Divisional Lean Enterprise for 9 years
  • Has been mentored by Japanese Toyota consultants for 4 years
  • Being Trained in Japan at Toyota Engineering Corporation (TEC), Nagoya; AOTS Chubu Kenshu Center, Nagoya; Exposure in Toyota Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution Facilities, Nagoya
  • Conducted more than 100 workshops and trainings on Yellow Belt, Blue Belt, Green Belt, Advanced 5S, 8 Step Problems Solving and Value Stream Mapping, Total Productive Maintenance
  • Experience in lean maturity assessments in 40+ textile and apparel plants in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Indonesia
  • Possess MBA from Postgraduate Institute for Management (PIM), Bsc Engineering from University of Moratuwa and ACMA/CGMA from CIMA.
  • Exposure to state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities such as Toyota Corporation in Japan and India
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and TPM Practitioner (JIPM)

Here is Everything That You are Going to Get

"Actually this is an Important Training program. Those who are interested in Lean Leadership, this is the best training you can have. Based on Trainers hands on experiences , We can learn a lot of new things which are not in books . I can recommend this as an Exceptional Training program."