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Toyota, Navy join to offer operational excellence methodologies workshop

Puerto Rico is once again playing host to the third annual Yees Lean, Leadership & Innovation Event, April 8-11 at the Vivo Beach Club in Isla Verde.

Young Entrepreneurship Education System, or Yees, is a company dedicated to high impact business education, which together with Toyota Connected and the Navy, will hold workshops for a maximum of 100 people, organizers announced.

With the mission of continuing to help corporate owners, divisional managers, team leaders and agency heads to develop a culture of continuous improvement, Nigel Thurlow, head of Toyota Connected and Brian “Ponch” Rivera, NAVY veteran and founder of AGLX, will offer for the first time in Puerto Rico an intensive event of certifications on continuous improvement and operational excellence.

This event will be an active business learning space where attendees will take two workshops aimed at achieving four certifications: ICAgile Certified Practioneer, Toyota Connected
Certification, Professional Scrum Master Iandwill be valid to credit 16 contact hours in category C of theScrum
Alliance Educational Units.

To achieve the certifications, participants will have the opportunity to take two workshops. The first will be focused on how to develop high performance teams and will be offered by Rivera.

Through simulations, which use the same programming developed to train the elite teams of the militia, doctors, commercial pilots, among others, the attendees will experience, observe and modify team work so instead of being a team of experts, they become in an expert team.

The other workshop will focus on the SCRUM and Agile
methodologies to achieve agility in companies based on the experience and practices used by Toyota. Thulow, creator of “Scrum The Toyota Way,” an approach that combines the deep teachings of the production system of this company with the Scrum methodology, will offer this workshop for the first time outside of Toyota, so participants will receive a unique training opportunity, organizers said.

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