Lean Management with Toyota

A unique two-day residential course that takes you deep into The Toyota Way Management Behaviours and Toyota Production System.

Location: Toyota Hybrid Engine Plant, Deeside, North Wales
Date: 22nd & 23rd April 2024
Time: 08:00 – 16:00


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Lean Management with Toyota - Early Bird
Valid until 22nd March 2024
£ 2,095.00
15 available

Whether you are embarking on a cultural transformation, relaunching your lean journey or simply adding to your practical knowledge of lean management – this two-day study visits and workshop provides a unique immersion into the Toyota Production System (TPS) at Toyota.

Attendees will, through the use of simulation techniques, extensive worksite study and discussion with senior management, grasp the meaning of key elements of the TPS and gain appreciation of its practical application.  

Participants will understand the culture and performance management tools that exists in order to ensure TPS can  be sustained and operate to provide the highest levels of operational performance.  

Delegates will understand the process steps for implementation and their role in leading a Lean Transformation.

All participants will developer a greater practical knowledge of Toyota Management Behaviors and TPS through a minimum of FOUR visits to the factory floor. 

Attendees where possible will be able to interact with shop floor workers and managers to enhance your understanding of the area in question.

Key Learning
  • Practical study visits with a minimum of FOUR visits to Toyota’s factory floor to underpin the workshop training and learning
  • Learn in detail the concepts of both the Toyota Production Systems (TPS) & the Toyota Way Management Behaviors
  • Understand the culture and performance management tools that exist in order to ensure TPS can be sustained 
  • Delivered by the Toyota Lean Management Centre –learn from the worldwide experts in Lean
  • Includes hotel accommodation for two nights and two networking dinners, 21st & 22nd April
Who should attend
  • Managing directors, plant directors and executive management 
  • Operations and production leaders
  • Lean leaders and improvement managers

Agenda/Key Study Areas:

The Gemba Walks and discussion that followed with the staff was highly effective in understanding the real situation and making the Toyota Production System very real. I wanted to see the how system worked and understand how the culture was nurtured, so very good two days.

Plant Director, Sensata
22nd & 23rd April 2023
  • Toyota philosophy & thinking
  • Customer driven focus
  • Continuous improvement & waste
  • Importance of stability
  • The toyota production system
  • Production planning & the pull system
  • Human resources for a lean environment 
  • Role of management
  • Minimum of four visits to the Toyota engine assembly line
Package Includes:
  • Two night’s hotel accommodation, 21st & 22nd April 2024
  • Exclusive access to site, minimum of four visits to the Gemba 
  • Breakfast and lunch on both study days
    • Evening networking dinners: Delegates welcome dinner 21st April and Toyota Leaning Centre Networking Dinner 22nd April
  • Maximum of 15 participants
  • Focus on both behaviours and sustainability of the Toyota Production System

Early BirdIf booked before 22nd Mar 2024

£ 1,995

+VAT Per DelegateBook you place now

StandardIf booked after 22nd Mar 2024

£ 2,295

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Telephone: +44 (0)161 298 5556


Download and complete brochure booking form and post to: True North Excellence Ltd, 207 Knutsford Road, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 2QL

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: True North Excellence Ltd reserve the right to amend the programme, speakers or venue and alter or cancel the seminar without liability. CANCELLATIONS: Cancellation Policy: Should you be unable to attend, you are welcome to field a substitute delegate. The organisers (True North Excellence Ltd.) should be informed up to three working days before the departure date. A full refund will be paid if the delegate or their company cancels in writing within 30-days of the event, minus a £50 cancellation fee.

“The Gemba visits were excellent and appropriately scheduled to align to the practical sessions, the practical exercises were good in seeing the effects of change one at a time and measuring the results. At the site tours it was impressive problem solving on the spot”

N.Davis Director of Manufacturing, Ipsen Biopharm