May - Rod Smith

Keys to developing your Center of Excellence


This session will give participants the opportunity to experience the Duha Operating System and better understand how utilizing Visual Communication and Strategies can support your Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives in both the shop floor and office environment. Participants will gain an appreciation for the five fundamental strategies the Duha Group uses to align their operation excellence approach. Those attending will have a better understanding of where their own organization may need to focus t close gaps in order to achieve the cultural awareness necessary for a successful CI journey. "Stealing with Pride" is encouraged!!! Learning Objectives: 1. Understand how an Internal Continuous Improvement belt program can enhance both employee & business growth without being disruptive to daily business needs. 2. Learn how visual communication systems can be used to promote ownership and engagement at all levels. About our Speaker Rod has worked for The Duha Group for over 40 years and currently is the Director of The Duha Center of Excellence. Rod has been a student of Continuous Improvement culture for over 20 years, holding a Master Black Belt certification in Organizational Continuous Improvement implementation and facilitation, including extended periods studying techniques in Japan and other areas of the world. His career has brought him to facilitate Continuous Improvement events in 8 of the Duha Group’s facilities located throughout the world. Rod has had the opportunity to train over 6000 practitioners in over 170 companies in varied industries. Participant Experience Level: Intermediate

  • 21 Canadian dollars
  • Online Session