Get Trained by a Toyota Professional in Beirut

Event's details

Sparkers (middle East) and Honsha (USA) are proud to organise an exclusive workshop for the first time in the Middle East about

the Key concepts of a Lean Enterprise - given by a Toyota professional visiting the Middle East for the first time.

Location: Hilton Hotel - Beirut

Date: 24th & 25th of January 2018

Time: 9 am till 5 pm

Know your trainer

  • Mr. Obara has learned & implemented LEAN in Toyota factories around the world and he has 30 years of experience in helping around 450 companies apply LEAN. He has taught Lean to a multitude of consulting firms, educational organizations such as Harvard and Stanford, and he is a guest lecturer on LEAN at Stanford university and San Diego State University. 
  • Mastered in Technology Management, he also is a faculty member with the Lean Institute and an instructor of Global Strategy Management for the California Community College system.
  • He has been a speaker at conferences sponsored by the American Production and Inventory Control Society, the Association for Productivity and Quality (APQ), and the American Society for Quality (ASQ).  
  • He is one of the founders of Honsha in California, Brazil and Japan.

Details about the workshop

  •  Workshop's Objective: This program will demonstrate the overall approach for implementing a lean transformation. You will learn the key tools and how they fit together to continuously improve competitiveness by achieving the highest quality, lowest cost, and shortest lead time. You'll understand why lean is fundamentally superior to business models based on mass production. 
  • Workshop's learning outcomes: You will look into the process of deploying an organizational strategy aimed at delivering maximum value to the customer, discuss the importance of making waste visible through 5S techniques, create improvement culture through Kaizens, and solving problems through PDCA. You will also learn the role of leaders in building the lean organization and sustaining the new culture. 
  • Who should attend: Professionals (Banks, Hospitals, Industries, etc.) and students from the Middle East who want to gain a better understanding of the components and underlying philosophy of lean - and who want to learn directly from an American Toyota Professional.  

For registration & inquiries

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Participation fees : 800$/person for the 2 days (all included)

Registrations done before the 15th of December are subject to a 100$ discount

University students are eligible to a discount of 150$   

For groups from the same company, every 5th person's workshop registration is free

Sparkers Solutions

Louis Vuitton building, Suite 2029, Level 2, Alleby street, Beirut, Lebanon

+961 3 198954 ; +961 1 957643

Download workshop's leaflet

Key concepts for a Lean enterprise leaflet (png)


For Travel logistics

We have partnered with "Daily Escape" for a comfortable and efficient stay. Special Rates apply.

Palm Plaza, Mtayleb, North Metn, Lebanon

+961 71 732 317

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