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“Primero Kaikaku… Evento Kaizen Después” (Spanish, with English Option)

Presented by
Albanesa Ymaya, CLSSBB, Ymaya Lean Academy

Moderated by
JJ Puentes, KaiNexus

A few months back, a KaiNexus customer suggested that we host a webinar that is presented in Spanish. So we are trying that with this webinar — with an option for English speakers, as well.

The webinar will be presented live, in Spanish, on December 8th. Q&A will be moderated in Spanish. But, if you register for the webinar, we will send you an English-language recording of the webinar and you will be able to submit questions via email.

In this webinar, our presenter will share a deep understanding of two LEAN approaches to support business transformation — Kaikaku and Kaizen Events. We will review general definitions around these terms and will explain the goal of each approach, the commonalities, the differences, and the benefits.

At the end of the webinar, you will understand why “Kaikaku First and Kaizen Event Later” is a useful approach. Finally Albanesa will share the formula she uses to achieve a real lean transformation in any business.

The Presenters:

The Presenter:

Albanesa YmayaAlbanesa Ymaya

Albanesa Ymaya, from the Dominican Republic, is Founder, President and CEO of Ymaya Lean Academy Inc. With more than 17 years as an Industrial Engineer working with Lean Transformations in the Manufacturing sector (Medical Devices and Electronic), she has a post-degree in Quality and Productivity Management and specializations in Project Management and Logistic Management. Certified as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Yellow Belt, ISO and TL 9000 Auditor, Kepner Tregoe Practical Problem Solving, Maynard Operation Sequence Technique (MOST), and is Shingo Model trained. 

Albanesa has more than 17 years as professor on Institutes and Universities. She has trained more than 6,000 people from different countries (Latin America, Caribbean, United States and Europe).

She has been in Lean Manufacturing environments since she started her career as an industrial engineer where she occupied different roles, from Lean technician to Lean Six Sigma Regional Manager for Americas and Europe. She has led different Lean Transformations in different countries (Dominican Republic, Mexico, North Carolina, and Herlev). She has managed project portfolios of more than $10 million and has received different International Awards (“Lean Coach of the Year” - “Plant Lean of the Year” - “Operations Excellence Award”).

Recently she started to support the Love and Kindness Project Foundation with the role of Caribbean Region Director.

  • Dominicana
  • Fundadora, Presidente y CEO de Ymaya Lean Academy Inc.
  • Experiencia Docente de más de 17 años. + de 6,000 personas capacitadas en LATAM, USA, EU.
  • Más de 17 años como Ingeniera Industrial. Con Post grado en Gerencia de Calidad y Productividad. Especialización en Gerencia de Proyecto y Logística.
  • Certificaciones internacionales: LSSBB, SSGB, SSYB, MOST, KT-PPS, Auditora Interna ISO y TL 9000.
  • + de 17 años liderando Transformaciones LEAN en empresas multinacionales en diferentes países (República Dominicana, México, Carolina del Norte, y Herlev).
  • He ocupado varias posiciones dentro de la industria y dentro del área de Excelencia Operacional y Mejora Continua de Procesos (desde Técnico 1 hasta Gerente Regional para las Américas y Europa).
  • Manejo de Portafolio de proyectos + de 10 MM USD$.
  • Formadora de Líderes de Trabajo y equipos de alto rendimiento.
  • Lean Coach, Asesora y Consultora Senior.
  • Directora Regional para el Caribe en la Fundación Internacional Love and Kindness Project Foundation.