San Antonio, TexasApril 21 & 22, 2021

FocusIn - Operational Excellence and Lean Leadership will be held in San Antonio, Texas on April 21st &  22nd, 2021. Event accommodation and workshop sessions will be located in downtown San Antonio.

Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements to and from the conference hotel.

Attire during the event is business casual.

Included in the registration fee:

       In-Person and Online

  • 2+ Days of Executive Workshop Sessions with Mike Hoseus
  • 1 Coaching Call with Mike Hoseus (scheduled separately)
  • Leadership Problem-Solving Simulation & Content


       In-Person (Limited seats)

  • Optional Best-Practice Site Visits
  • Event Meals & Networking Mixers (Details to be confirmed)
  • Curated course materials including a signed copy of Toyota Culture
  • Optional Accommodation at a Downtown Hotel

Why Texas

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas (TMMTX) opened in 2006 in San Antonio, Texas. The TMMTX assembly lines currently produce the Tundra full-size pickup truck and the Tacoma mid-size pickup truck. We will utilize the network of suppliers located in and around San Antonio to arrange best-practice site visits. Mike Hoseus was one of the first few hundred employees at the Toyota Kentucky facility, and he will share his first-hand experience from 13 years spent working at a Toyota plant.

Sample Event Agenda

Live In-Person & Virtual Interactive

We are pleased to offer a blend of learning experiences

Wednesday, April 21st
9:30am US Eastern Time
Introduction & Lean Leadership System
with Mike Hoseus
Lean Leadership System
with Mike Hoseus
12:30 - 1:30pm US Eastern Time
Lean Work System & People System
with Mike Hoseus
Group Reflection & Debrief
5:30pm US Eastern Time
Thursday, April 22nd
9:30am US Eastern Time
Lean Work System & People System
with Mike Hoseus
Leadership - Problem Solving
with Mike Hoseus
12:30 - 1:30pm US Eastern Time
Lean Management System
with Mike Hoseus
Group Reflection & Debrief
5:30pm US Eastern Time

*All times indicated are Eastern Time Zone


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Event Highlights

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas

Explore one of America’s most advanced Manufacturing facilities with an in-depth tour of the factory floor in Toyota Texas.

After the tour will be a group debrief:

  • Group Observations and Question & Answer Session
  • Learn from Mike Hoseus’ unique perspective as a former corporate leader for 13 years at the Toyota Kentucky plant as Assistant General Manager in Human Resources and Manufacturing
  • Group Discussion comparing different elements of Toyota’s engaged workforce and their culture of continuous improvement

1 Lone Star Pass, San Antonio, TX 78264

Manufacturing Site Visits

See best-practice operations firsthand and learn from supplier development by conducting benchmarking at leading manufacturing companies -

  • Gain insight from the operations and management systems of leading companies on the journey of continuous improvement
  • Learn from demonstrated operations planning, system flow, and project management in a highly mature supply chain
  • Understand the quality-driven relationship between the supplier base and Toyota & Lexus – companies with the lowest “Problems per 100 vehicles” (PP100) in the 2019 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study by J.D. Power

Tour and Tasting at Woodford Reserve Distillery

Take a tour of the Woodford Reserve Distillery, one of the oldest distilleries in Kentucky. Woodford Reserve is a brand of premium small batch Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey produced in Woodford County, Kentucky, by the Brown-Forman Corporation.

For more information about the distillery, visit

7755 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY 40383

Visitor Information

San Antonio is home to the famous River Walk, San Antonio's most popular attraction! Walk, shop and dine along the winding path of the River Walk for a unique San Antonio experience. Also take in other attractions such as The Alamo, La Villita Historic Arts Village, Hemisfair Park and the historic Majestic Theatre.

For more information, please visit