AME invites you to register for the upcoming Operational Excellence Networking Dinner. At this event we welcome two guest speakers presenting on business excellence. The evening’s talk will explore the true worth of your business, and in the process, help you understand what you can do to actively grow it for the benefit of all stakeholders.
Speaker 1 - Colin Gare, Finance Transformation Manager at VicRoads and former Chair of Business Excellence Australia
Colin Gare is a business excellence specialist with more than 20 years’ executive experience in large, medium and small enterprises. He has worked extensively in manufacturing and financial services, and has also guided Government and educational institutions to build excellence into everyday practice. He has a passion for creating high performance businesses which have committed employees, delighted customers, and happy shareholders. He is an Australian Business Excellence Awards Evaluator and a Board member of the Foundation which runs the Awards. In October 2017 he was cited for his contribution to Excellence in Australia, and in addition to having degrees in Science and Engineering, he is a University-qualified Lean/Six-Sigma Master Black Belt.
Speaker 2 - James Kirsner, Program Manager Austin by Design at Austin Health Melbourne and Past National Treasurer and VIC President at AME Australia
James Kirsner is a Senior Manager designing and executing programs to deliver process improvement across Manufacturing, Health, Supply Chain, Sales and Service sectors. James is a cultural change agent with extensive experience utilising Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. His specialties include Lean, Six sigma, quality & environmental management.
WHAT ATTENDEES WILL LEARN
The connections between business performance, excellence and stakeholder value
Two straightforward things any business can do to add sustainable value.
Leadership Team self-assessment plus a range of enterprise evaluations.
How Austin assessed their organisational accelerators and barriers to improvement and created a roadmap to improve their system of improvement.
The design and application of the Organisational Strategy for Improvement Matrix, a capability measurement tool and process that organisations can use to identify, measure and monitor organisational accelerators and barriers to improvement.
How organisations determine how supportive of improvement or ‘change friendly’ their organisation is at a point in time.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone interested in continuous improvement, business transformation, lean leadership, lean methodologies, improving processes and operational excellence.
6.00pm - Drinks on Arrival / Networking
6.30pm - 6.45pm Dinner Orders Taken
6.45pm - 7.15pm Presentation 1
7.15pm - 7.30pm Q&A / Discussion
7.30pm - 8.00pm Dinner Served
8.00pm - 8.30pm Presentation 2
8.30pm - 9.00pm Q&A / Discussion
OTHER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
You can become an AME member for $265 per year and obtain the discounted AME member rate for this event.
Cancellations can be made up to one week before the event. Substitutions may be made up to three days before the event.
This event may be cancelled by AME for any reason. AME is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants.
AME may take photographs during events and may use those photographs for AME’s purposes.
Please direct enquiries to Laura Robertson on 1300 263 287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.