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Lean/Agile Engineering: Workshop 1 - Principles & Practice

  • Date(s)
    Tuesday, 31 March 2020
  • Time(s)
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Member: €345
    Non-Member: €425

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email cpdtraining@engineersireland.ie to secure a place.

     

  • CPD Credit
    7 hours   C1

Lean-Agile.pngLean/Agile is about focusing on what you do as opposed to how hard you work. Its a mindset shift from being busy to being effective.

Lean/Agile Engineering is of growing importance as it provides the ability to deal and adapt to change in a quickly changing world.

 

Overview

Lean/Agile is increasing in popularity and utilisation across different industries.
 
These two workshops are designed for those working in practical or leadership Engineering roles. They build on Lean/Agile principles which have originated in manufacturing and the communications technology industry and apply them to the Engineering world. Workshop attendees will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to implement Lean/Agile principles in their working environment.
 
The workshops are designed to provide participants with a practical understanding of Lean/Agile principles including Flow Efficiency, Continuous Learning, Transparency, Feedback Loops, Resource Efficiency vs Flow Efficiency and the tools required to implement Lean/Agile principles to increase efficiency, productivity and personal and organisational performance.
 
 
Trainer's Learning Approach
 
The workshop is designed to be practical and attendees will complete a number of Instructor led exercises both individually and in teams.
The focus will be on the application of Lean/Agile principles, methods & tools to real life work examples.
Workshops will include reflection and self-assessment to encourage self directed learning/application.
 

Course Programme

An Introduction to Lean/Agile
The Basic Underpinnings of Lean/Agile
The Mathematical Underpinnings of Lean/Agile
Little’s Law, Kingman’s Formula
The Efficiency Paradox & the Efficiency Matrix
Variation & Superfluous work
Lean is an Operational Strategy
Lean Principles
Transparency & Visualisation
Continuous Learning
Short Feedback Loops
Team Empowerment
Lean Case Studies in practice
 

Who should attend?

These two workshops will most benefit people in the following roles:

- Project Managers: Exploring modern project management techniques

- Engineers in Leadership roles: Secure the ability to influence and deploy change in your organisation.

- Engineers in Change Management roles: Learn how to design and secure deployment of change within your organisation.

- Line Management roles: Learn how you can develop, empower and support HIgh Performing teams.

- Middle to Senior Leadership roles: How do you structure your organisation to be truly Lean/Agile? How can you influence your organisational culture to be Lean/Agile?

Trainer Profile

Michael Murtagh is a Senior Change Leader in leading telecommunications multinational LM Ericsson. He is based in Stockholm and operates from the central operations office. He is currently working in the Digitalization transformation program, focusing on the implementation of the Lean transformation across the full company. 
He was previously a member of the Irish management team and was responsible for the Ericsson Ireland transition from a Waterfall based project management approach to a Lean/Agile mindset. 
He has developed an accredited course in Lean Financial Services which is currently offered by the Irish Institute of Bankers. He also works with Enterprise Ireland, delivering executive level courses on Operational Excellence and Lean/Agile for SMEs. He delivers an MBA course in Slovenia on Advanced Project Management.
 

 

 

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31 March 2020

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.