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What have we been doing?

Recent Projects: During June 2022 we delivered a series of Problem Solving skills workshops for Northamptonshire based logistics company Logistex.    This involved the deployment of the 7 tools of quality in a dynamic practical way  to address their current...

Train the Trainer Programmes.

Following the launch of the successful  ‘Train the Trainer’ programmes, several organisations have contracted Dr. John R. Thomas Associates to run trainer development programmes. (Details of this programme are outlined in the website). These include  :...

Public Courses

An exciting and timely new course is scheduled to be launched :   LEAN APPROACHES FOR LEAN TIMES : ENSURING THE PUBLIC SECTOR DELIVERS VALUE FOR MONEY SUMMARY OF COURSE CONTENTS. Day 1 : Leadership skills for Lean Times ! In this session we get current and...

Leadership development courses

Current Management development programmes :   1.  A six month management development programme was run in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 across 3 sites  for Abbey Board : the U.K.’s largest sheetfeeder.  This initiative involved training and mentoring a team of people...

International projects

Dr John R. Thomas Associates undertook a major Lean Manufacturing Project for a leading Insulation panel manufacturer in Nijmegen in the Netherlands . This programme focused on maximising throughput and minimising waste from the process. This has now been extended to...

The Lean Leader : The L² Initiative.

bjective of the Lean Leader initiative. We have constructed a programme that combines… Developing a range of hard skills based on key Lean Manufacturing methodologies that the Leaders would need in their roles, with…. Developing the soft skills of Leadership...