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Examples and videos shown were eye openers. Hands-on lego simulation gave opportunities to think outside the box and laterally.

Arvind Metri, Lean Engineer Air Radiators

This course gave us a fantastic insight into the hidden opportunities within our business.

Stephen MacDonald, General Manager Albins Off Road Gear

Excellent seminar and good value use of Enterprise Connect.

Keith Pomeroy, General Manager Integra Packaging

Good practical insight into important issues of LEAN with real potential to have desired impact early in the implementation thereof.

Gerald Parker, General Manager Crystalaid Manufacture

Very informative, excellent presentation.

Ian Edwards Albins Off Road Gear

Presented well, walked away with lots of ideas to implement at work.

Paul Cipressi Uneek Bending

A very hands on and practical course that offers insight into some valuable tools. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Well put together course with great material.

David Pitzpatrick, Production Manager Uneek Bending

I received great ideas! Thankyou.

Claudio Bustos A. Bending

A hands-on course with real tools that can be taken back and implemented in the workplace. Good practical team demonstration / workshop that showed the value of the assessments and action plans.”

Annette Dyer, Sales Administration Supervisor Boral Concrete

Very good course and engaging simulation. Well worth the investment in time!”

Mike Barnfield, Kerry Excellence Program Lead, Kerry Ingredients

Dennis & Paul really know their Lean stuff and gave us (experienced Lean practitioners) more tips and advice to use in our work.

Richard Chapman, Lean and Six Sigma Improvement Project Leader

The course has been insightful and confirmed that I am on the right track with my team for the start of the ARC Lean Journey and has been a very enjoyable learning experience.

Alastair Conway, Lean Manufacturing Operations Manager ARC(Australian Reinforcing Company)

An eye opener! Vital to any business in all departments.

Cheryl Patton, Administration Manager AGS Group

The course structure was good in presenting the lean principles as one package.

John Macague, Production Planner Thales

The simulation is an excellent tool. It is very easy to relate back to real workplace situations and real improvement opportunities. Really ties together many tools learnt from previous training.

Andrew Goff, Operations Manager CMC Coil Steels

The program is great – it involves all participants and you can utilize Lean in all areas of the company (e.g. Production, Manufacturing, Distribution and Office.)

Jim Koulas, Supply Chain Manager PSW

I found Lean Capabilities open doors to new ideas at our workplace.

Joe Mikhael, Leading Hand CMC Coil Steels

Excellent content and shows that “Leaning by Doing” really works! Could see takeaways immediately for manufacturing and service /office environments.

Robin Owen, Program Manager Dep’t Innovation, Industry & Regional Development

Essential learning for both operational & office personnel at all levels.

David Holmes Thales Australia

Very well structured and presented workshop. An eye opener showing how small and simple changes, when analysed and conducted in a structured manner, can have significant impact to the operation.

Darko Milosevic, Senior Manufacturing Engineer Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited

A fantastic course which is relevant to any business.

Jason Fellows Equipment Management International

Dennis Keay did a wonderful job to give understanding about Lean manufacturing in a short time.

Shahid Ali Dolphin

Excellent presentation of familiar subjects, but simulation exceeded previous training sessions by others.

Terry Blythman Mackay Consolidated Industries

Course was excellent in showing how teamwork is integral with lean manufacturing.

Simon Connaughton, Engineering Supervisor Tieman

Great hands-on practical learning.

Darren Martin, Drafting Supervisor AG Coombs

Enjoyable, easy to learn. Will recommend to others in organisation.

David Arms Flowserve

Simulation of Lean with Theory of Constrataints is very good, as are the practical exercises.

Matt Wagenfeld, General Manager Realtek

Very good, very interactive. Would recommend course to anyone in any area of work as it can be adapted.

Josh Fraser, Equipment Analyst Equipment Maintenance International

The simulations was very well constructed, informative, engaging and a lot of fun.

Simon Lane Swinburne

I found the simulations very relevant.

Kevin Fredericks Posam

A great course, well presented.

Brenden Jennion Ramset

Informative and very good value. Highly recommended.

Byron Hodges, Admin Management Ambassador Industrial

Dennis Keay has a very good understanding of ‘Lean’. Moreover, he has the ability to communicate his knowledge, and his presentation is of high standard. I recommend him!

Grant Peden, Industry Engagement Manager Thales Australia

This was an excellent course and it really gets you thinking.

Andrew Dugan, General Manager Hardchrome Engineering

Solid and informative workshop on Lean Manufacturing/Thinking. Looking forward to applying these principles in our business.

David Karney, General Manager Metal Treatment Services

Good value ideas to take back to work and implement.

Wayne Madin Meritor

I know that I will be able to use some of the methods form this course to make major changes to improve my line at work and assist others. Thanks!

Corey Zahra Meritor

The information received during this course will help me implement change in my own work place.

Roger Williams Gryffin P/L

I suggest all companies that need to compete in the market today send some of their employees to this course.

Malcolm Edwards A.W. Bell

I found this course far more enlightening than I could have imagined. The three days have added significant armoury to the Business Improvement Group at Tenix Marine.

Tom Le Grice, Business Improvement Specialist Tenix Marine (BAE)

This course certainly opened my eyes to new opportunities in all aspects of our business.

Scott Daniels, EHSQ Manager Evonik Degussa Australia

Great introduction to Lean principles. Great participant interaction & engagement with simulations.

Victoria Jones, Business Improvement Manager Metricon Homes

The program was effective, tackled all aspects of Lean, gave great insights into how we apply the principles and watch for pitfalls.

Dina Pratt, Group HR Manager ANCA

This has generated interest in our jobs again, knowing how to make the hours at work more enjoyable and fulfilling.

Norma Garner, Personal Assistant Propharma

Course was an eye opener. I will be able to use the content in actual manufacturing lines at the plant.

Peter Wright, Site Manager Frame and Truss, Bunnings

This workshop demonstrates clearly the benefits of applying the systems in to the work flow within all organisations.

Wolfgang Wicher, Owner Dyechem Industries

Enjoyed this very much. A great participating group who helped ensure an engaged discussion.

Sally Campbell, Exec. Director, Business Development Melbourne Health

Great workshop! Massive waste-reduction opportunities using simple methods and tools presented.

Russell Harland, Managing Director Equipment Management International

Good practical examples. Great group participation.

Andrew Wigg, Operations Manager CMC Coil steels

As an employer I would be happy to implement Lean principles in the exact manner conveyed.

Kelvin Lindsay, Production Manager Swift Metal Services

The interactive format is a great way for people at all levels to learn and create real solutions back at their workplace.

David Curwood, Operations Manager Ross Cosmetics

I would recommend this workshop to others who are thinking of going on the Lean Journey

Paul Greaves, Production Manager Ross Cosmetics

We could see the benefits straight up – this is the way the workshop gave us the tools to change.

Taz Hatzi, Compounding Supervisor Ross Cosmetics

Great course, lots of usable ideas.

Greg Peck Tyco Plastics

Fantastic course for any industry. I would recommend to anyone who is looking to reduce waste & add value in any operation.

Mohanan Thywalapill, Vice President Manufacturing Operations Siemens-AVO

I have done many training sessions on 5S, TPS, TPM, etc. Lean Capabilities are able to present the fundamentally important aspects of these philosophies without focussing on less important things like japanses terminology. Presented in easy to understand, every-day English!

Scott Grewcock Aisin

Excellent seminar (WORKSHOP) on a new approach to work related & general thinking – Highly recommended!

Andrew Harking, Draftsman AG Coombs

A great way to be able to look for continuous improvement in day-to-day tasks and procedures, for a more efficient workplace and less stressful environment. We will implement many of the aspects in the near future.

Dean Russell, Maintenance Coordinator Australian Bulk Minerals

I found all the information very relevant to “real world” situations with the right amount of theory and practical combined. Examples given were tangible and could be related back to situations currently in or from the past. Highly recommended for those who want to have a competitive edge.

Pierre Franz, Lean Specialist Swift Metal Services

This training whet the appetitie for appreciating what can be achieved through the Lean Principles.

Nick Lawrence Hardchrome Engineering

Use of simple ideas to make a huge outcome.

Orlando Iluffi Tieman

The workshop has provided the necessary skills to take away and begin the ‘Lean Journey’ back at work.

Paul PingNam, Business Unit Manager Rosebank Engineering

Even though as a business we were using many of the lean tools, the workshop helped us identify improved ways of applying them to business opportunities.

Andrew Meek, CEO AW Bell

The simulation sessions were outstanding in demonstrating principles.

Jerry Kops, Program Manager – Aerospace Automation Marand

Excellent practical examples of how to implement lean thinking, Simple and effective delivery. Changed my perceptions.

Kirk Berenger, Lead Engineer Chemring Australia

This course has given me a lot of insight into effective lean management.

Ken Raphael Integra Packaging

I found the course fast paced but good to follow, worksheets on performance of our own company, was good to get a picture on things.

Andrew Hoare Albins Off Road Gear

Mostly common sense issues that many would not see on a daily basis, yet also other issues and solutions on a practical level.

Lauma Cirulis Gryffin P/L

Excellent simulation tool – really helps to put theory into a practical test case.

Lee Martin, Executive Director, Access & Organisational Improvement Melbourne Health

Exceeded expectations! Improving the performance of the business over the last 2-days by 1000% in the simulation exercise. There is huge potential integrating these principles and practices into the workplace.

Michael Dean, National Engineering Manager Bluescope Steel Service Centres

The workshop is ideal to add concepts to many business types, even physiotherapy practices!

Adriane Hilder, Practice Manager MD Health

The course re-confirmed the direction we would like to steer our team in at ARC.

Christopher Tibb, National Continuous Improvement Engineer Australian Reinforcing Company

This course has shown me how we can improve our company “BIG TIME”. I had some knowledge of lean when we started, but now I can take this back to our workplace and implement what I’ve learned. Thank you very much!

Allan Straub, Quality Manager Universal Fencing

A very practical and easily visualised system that can be applied to all areas of a business.

Leo Boesten, Sales Manager Boral Concrete

Dennis was able to demonstrate workshop the typical process Continuous Improvement methods & application in a way that reinforced the learning in an enjoyable way.

Jim Kefaloukos, Quality Assurance Manager GHD

The workshop has been very well presented and the hard copy resource manual will be used regularly back at the workplace. The simulated exercise is a practical learning opportunity to apply the theory and teamwork.

Denise Heinjus, Exec. Director, Nursing Services Melbourne Health

Thorough explanation of Lean & approach for problem solving; Hands-on approach to understanding of Lean to satisfy customers’ requirements and improve efficiency.

George Papas Dolphin P/L

Dennis, our organisation has been on the path toward lean for a few years and we’ve have been learning as we go. I found your three day workshop most valuable as it reinforced my overall concept of what lean is about as well as offering tools to help our organisation continue down the lean journey. It also gave us a structure toward implementation, something that many people that I have engaged over the years have struggled with..

Ricardo Alonso, Manufacturing Manager MAHLE Engine Components Australia

Very interesting! The course has been beneficial and I can see that we will be able to put a lot of this into place.

Jason Birtwistle, General Manager MES

Thorough explanation of Lean & approach for problem solving; Hands-on approach to understanding of Lean to satisfy customers’ requirements and improving efficiency.

George Papas Dolphin

Simple but remarkably relevant hands on process was utilized to demonstrate lean concepts.

Maurice Gonella AI Aerosonde

Being involved with various lean programs I found this approach much more beneficial. The simulation approach was a great example of understanding the methodology and different skills required to implement Lean. The maturity profile was a great tool to identify current and future improvement opportunities.

Robert Giammario, Process Improvement Manager Tieman

Some real food for thought with techniques to use in an office/administrative process/policy development / implementation environment.

Ian Vague, Manager, Office of the Under Secretary Department of Human Services

The workshop is very very good.

Jasvir Singh, Production Manager/Continuous Improvement Manager Hilton Manufacturing

I found the workshop to be enlightening and it opens up the mind to new ideas.

Darrin King, Senior Compounder Ross Cosmetics

We really enjoyed the lean workshop sessions. The most interesting bit was the simulation runs— creating artificial bottlenecks, and then resolving quality issues, set-up time reduction and optimising line efficiency etc was really great! Enjoyed to the fullest extent!.

Ashok Prasad, Senior Engineer Hawker De Havilland

Very valuable workshop.

Nez Avdic Tieman

Hands-on simulations were highly educational and a lot of fun.

Simon Kowalyk, Industry Skills Advisor DIIRD / Swinburne