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Lean Manufacturing Leadership & Best-Practices, Part 1

On Monday, November 25, at 10:00 a.m. EST, Thomas Friedli, a professor at the University of St. Gallen's Institute of Technology Management, will share examples of lean manufacturing leadership and best-practices. He will also talk about his new book with Prabir Basu.

What you will learn during this interactive program:
  • How leading pharma companies are applying Toyota Production System and other techniques in an integrated way to build a continuous quality improvement culture
  • How the most effective managers are supporting and leading these efforts
  • Lessons from other industries that are most applicable to pharma
About the Speaker

Thomas FriedliProfessor Thomas Friedli, a member of the faculty of the Institute of Technology Management at the University of St. Gallen, focuses mainly on industrial management. His areas of expertise are strategic operations management, management of industrial services, and operational excellence in the pharmaceutical industry. He was an expert for the EU in the 6th Framework Programme and a consultant to several major global manufacturing companies. One of his recent books is The Pathway to Operational Excellence in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

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