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Lean IT Leadership

Learning Objective
  • The course learning objectives are focused on building on the learning objectives from the Lean IT Foundation to provide a specific Lean leadership development training for IT professionals in a leadership role, both formal (i.e. managerial) and informal.
  • The course will make use of the Lean A3 tool as the basis for progressively investigating all aspects of Lean IT Leadership. The aim is to ensure that each participant gains a detailed view of their personal Lean IT Leadership development by the end of the course.
  • Application of learning outcomes will be demonstrated by each student through the completion of an A3. Validate the creation of the A3 as part of the class outcomes.
  • The Lean IT Leader is someone who is committed to ensuring that the IT organization embraces Lean principles and operational excellence as its way of operating, and can be at any level of the organization in any ‘department’.
Training Contents

Module 1: Introduction

  • Leading in a Lean Environment
  • Guiding Principles
  • Lean and Other Forms of Leadership
  • Lean Leadership
  • Lean Leadership Development Model
  • Four Key Tools to Develop Lean IT Leaders
  • The Context of the Lean IT Leader
  • Type of organization
  • IT silos, culture, value and focus on flow

Module 2: Starting the Journey

  • Starting the Journey

Module 3: Commitment to Self-development

  • Northern values ​​and true leadership
  • Capabilities and Skills to Self-Develop a Lean IT Leader
  • Self-Development Challenge
  • Guide Development: Shu-Ha-Ri
  • Leadership Kata
  • Standards of Work
  • Work standards for Leaders
  • Work standards for IT Leaders
  • Standardization of meetings
  • Why Do We Standardize?
  • Responsibility

Module 4: Helping Others Develop

  • Leadership and Gemba
  • Go to see
  • Ask why
  • Show respect
  • IT Gemba
  • Skills and Knowledge
  • Lean  IT Leader Development Skills

Module 5: Continuous Improvement

  • Teams
  • IT Teams
  • Building Teams
  • Kaizen Mindset
  • Continuous Improvement: Kaizen
  • Improving Flow

Module 6: Vision, Objectives, and Communication

  • Create Vision
  • Align Objectives
  • Communication
  • Alignment within IT

Module 7: The Transformation of  Lean  IT

  • Why transition to Lean IT?
  • Transformation Stages
  • Transformation means Change
  • Individual and Team Change
  • Transforming into Lean IT
  • Detailed Planning
  • Top-down or bottom-up
  • End of the transformation
Target Participant

Any managers and specialists with direct or indirect responsibility for information systems, and in general, any IT professional who wishes to understand the philosophy, principles, and techniques of Lean in order to apply them in an organization, department, or IT team.

Key Highlights

Class training methods
Training Methods1Values

  • CUSTOMISED: Our tailor-made solutions are in line with your business goals, drawing on best practices and proven approaches
  • RESULT-ORIENTED: Our primary objective is the enhancement of business results through continuous evaluation for maintaining focus and accountability
  • COST-EFFECTIVE: Our customized and simple solutions are highly cost-effective
  • TARGETED: We use a combination of approaches and techniques to meet the objectives of our individual clients and organizational needs
  • PROCESS-ORIENTED: Our training programs are process focused, not process bound. We apply standard tools for process streamlining
  • IMPROVEMENT FOCUSED: Our techniques involve robust evaluation, open and honest communication and on-going process upgrading for continuous improvement.
  • IMPACTFUL: Our experts leverage powerful solutions that can deliver the right impetus to your business
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Contact Info

Public Training Schedule

Phone: +84 (0)862 718 187 Email: [email protected] Please click below link to view our public training schedule

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