Leader Standard Work - The easy must-have way for leaders to support improvements.

This short 30-minute, high-level course on Leader Standard Work focuses on the basics of teaching leaders and managers how to create and implement standardized work processes to improve productivity, consistency, and overall performance within an organization. It also includes a Template and One Point Lesson to assist in establishing this critical part of Improvement. This course equips leaders and managers with the knowledge and tools they need to establish and sustain Leader Standard Work within their organizations. It emphasizes the practical application of these principles to enhance leadership effectiveness, drive continuous improvement, and achieve organizational goals.

Riaan Du Plooy | Author Level 5

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What you will learn

  • Leader Standard Work

  • Do the Basics right the first time.

  • Includes a Template!

  • Sustain Results

  • Leaders held accountable

Course Content:

Introduction to Leader Standard Work:
Definition and importance of Leader Standard Work.
How it aligns with lean principles and continuous improvement.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Understanding the roles and responsibilities of leaders and managers.
The link between leadership behaviors and organizational success.

Identifying Value-Added Activities:
Differentiating between value-added and non-value-added tasks.
The 3 M's (Muda, Mura, Muri) and their relevance to Leader Standard Work.

Creating Standard Work for Leaders:
Defining what Leader Standard Work entails.
Developing standardized processes and routines for leaders.

Gemba Walks:
Introduction to Gemba walks and their role in Leader Standard Work.
Techniques for conducting Gemba walks effectively.

Visual Management:
Using visual tools to communicate expectations and progress.
Examples of visual boards and metrics.

Time Management:
Time management techniques for leaders.
Prioritization and delegation.

Problem Solving and Decision-Making:
Leader's role in problem-solving.
Decision-making frameworks and approaches.

Leadership Coaching and Development:
Coaching team members for continuous improvement.
Developing leadership skills within the organization.

Managing Meetings:
Strategies for productive meetings.
Setting agendas and objectives.

Performance Measurement:
Key performance indicators (KPIs) for leaders.
Tracking and reporting progress.

Standard Work Documentation:
Creating and maintaining Leader Standard Work documents.
Version control and updates.

Sustaining Leader Standard Work:
Strategies for ensuring the ongoing effectiveness of Leader Standard Work.
Continuous improvement of leadership processes.

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Meet Your Instructor

4.6 Rating
60 Students
Author Level 5
120 Courses
About Instructor

Riaan is a dynamic leader, coach, facilitator, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of hands-on experience driving business results. Riaan is highly skilled and has worked across diverse industries internationally. With a degree in Chemical Engineering, Riaan started in the major breweries and bakeries in South Africa and was so dedicated to his work that he was often known to take his work home with him.


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