Operational Excellence & Industry Leadership

FocusIn is a knowledge exchange and executive workshop hosted and attended by industry leaders. Our events are opportunities for organizational leaders in Operations, Sales, Human Resources, and Continuous Improvement to share best practices, learn practical applications, and network with other highly-motivated industry professionals.

 

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Hosted by Mike Hoseus, former Toyota executive and co-author of the Shingo Award Winning book, Toyota Culture.

Leadership Development Events

April 18-20, 2023

Munich, Germany

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  • Industry Leadership Workshop with Frank Hayden
  • Seminar in managing business risk, growth opportunities, and profitability
  • Site visits at MAN Trucks, Audi, and BMW

FocusIn Europe

June 13-15, 2023

Kentucky, USA

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  • Toyota Culture Workshop with Mike Hoseus (Live & Virtual)
  • Leadership Problem-Solving Simulations & Group Exercises
  • TPS Plant Tour led by TSSC at Toyota Kentucky and visits to other manufacturers

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Previous Participant Companies

  • Ameriqual Group
  • Ball Metalpack
  • Bosch
  • CH Guenther & Son
  • CID Resources
  • Clariant
  • Custom Foods
  • Finlays
  • Hitachi
  • Humble House Foods
  • Hyster-Yale
  • Lejeune Steel Company
  • O.C. Tanner
  • Premier Research Labs
  • Prevost
  • Southwest Research Institute

Past FocusIn Events

June 28-30, 2022

Kentucky

  • Toyota Culture Workshop with Mike Hoseus
  • Leadership Problem-Solving Simulations & Group Exercises
  • Site visits at Safran, Linak, and Hitachi Astemo

FocusIn Kentucky

June 13-16, 2022

Munich, Germany

  • Leadership Behavior Workshop with Frank Hayden
  • Seminar in managing business risk, growth opportunities, and profitability
  • Site visits at Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi

FocusIn Kentucky

Oct. 12-14, 2021

Kentucky

  • Lean Executive & Director Workshop with Mike Hoseus (Live & Virtual via Zoom)
  • Strategy Deployment, Case Studies, Hands-On Simulation
  • Site visits at local Manufacturers & Suppliers

FocusIn Kentucky

June 22-24, 2021

Kentucky

  • Lean Executive & Director Workshop with Mike Hoseus (Live & Virtual via Zoom)
  • Strategy Deployment, Case Studies, Hands-On Simulation
  • Site visits at local Manufacturers & Suppliers

FocusIn Kentucky

Mar. 16-18, 2021

Kentucky

  • Lean Leadership & Culture Workshop with Mike Hoseus (Live & Virtual via Zoom)
  • Leadership Problem-Solving Simulations & Group Exercises 
  • Site visits at local Manufacturers & Suppliers

FocusIn Kentucky

Mar. 3, 2021

Virtual

  • Virtual Learning Forum with Business & Leadership Coaches
  • "ActionClass" Workshop sessions with Executives and Leaders
  • People Development Best-Practice Sharing

Virtual

Event Overview

FocusIn events are designed to offer leadership learning and best-practice exchanges among senior executives in Operations, Sales, Human Resources, and Learning & Development across varying industries looking to develop and strengthen cultures of continuous people development in their respective organizations.

Our goal is to bring leaders from around the world to experience a unique learning framework, interact with like-minded professionals, and develop and align their employee engagement and development strategies.

  • Gain a better understanding of how to build a high-performance culture
  • Learn best practices from top Learning & Development executive leaders
  • Understand how to establish transparency, accountability, and engagement throughout your organization
  • Learn how to motivate others through effective leadership coaching
  • Begin the journey of engaging others in continuous daily improvement

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Event Partners

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