At this Networking Dinner we welcome guest speaker Barry McCarthy presenting on Embedding Continuous Improvement into Strategy & Planning. The evening’s talk will explore the framework that supports organisations to get better at what they do.
GUEST SPEAKER - Barry McCarthy
Barry is a recent graduate of the Toyota Production System, but will always be a student. Experiencing the rhythmic production lines of Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Kentucky, and of course Japan at its heart, has been meaningful work. Barry specialises in the implementation of integrated systems and routines; always respecting human resource development.
He has implemented company-wide: Hoshin Kanri, Toyota Business Practices, On-job-development, Leadership Development, and the Toyota Way. At the shop floor level: Management, Engineering, and Logistics Development Systems, Jishuken, Standardised work, A3, and PDCA. He worked in the Toyota Institute, Manufacturing Organisational Planning and Development, and the TPS office within Toyota.
With a grounded engineering background Barry has also implemented continuous improvement in food processing, manufacturing, packaging, printing, and front of house food service and management.
In addition to the practical experience Barry has completed a Master degree in Applied Positive Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Business, Diploma of Training and Assessment, Diploma in Competitive Systems and Practices. Interestingly Barry’s first degree was civil engineering.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone interested in lean leadership, lean methodologies, improving processes and operational excellence.
6.00pm - Drinks on Arrival
6.30pm - 7.30pm Dinner
7.30pm - 8.30pm Presentation
8.30pm - 9.00pm Networking
OTHER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
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