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Business Owner Forum, Unlocking A Lifetime of Work

A business transition is a complex event that involves a full range of personal, business, wealth management and family concerns. Whether your transition is a few years away or a few decades away, it’s important to start thinking about how you want to live your future.

Panelists include local professionals and business owners sharing expertise on strategies to prepare for a successful exit. Sponsored by The Seneca Group at UBS Financial Services.

CenterState Member Cost: $49

Event is being held in partnership with CenterState CEO & Sponsored by The Seneca Group at UBS Financial Services.

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Kata in the Conference Room – Introduction to Toyota Kata

If your organization struggles with achieving business goals or can’t seem to get continuous improvement to become ingrained in the culture, you don’t want to miss this session.

Join TDO for a fun and interactive introduction to the subject of Toyota Kata facilitated by a Kata Coach with over 400 coaching sessions under his belt. “Kata in the Conference Room” is an adaptation of Mike Rother’s “Kata in the Classroom” targeted at people in a manufacturing office environment. Participants will be exposed to the 2 fundamental patterns that are the secret to Toyota’s continuous improvement culture; The Improvement Kata and the Coaching Kata. Learning will occur through a hands-on exercise guaranteed to engage everyone.


CANCELLED – Manage Your Business Risk: Electrical Safety In The Workplace


Each year hundreds of deaths and thousands of burn injuries occur due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast that could be avoided through compliance with NFPA 70E standards.

Join Upstate Safety Services and TDO who will be discussing the risk associated with basic electrical hazards and the complex phenomenon that is an arc flash. Learn about the history and dangers of electricity and how compliance with NFPA 70E standards can prevent unsafe electrical conditions from occurring. To drive home the idea that we are only human, we will open up our database of “Safety Shortcomings” to highlight how facilities can easily neglect their own safety programs.

Who Should Attend:

  • Business Owners
  • Safety Team Leaders and Members
  • Production Supervisors
  • Plant Managers
  • Anyone Responsible for Safety

Toyota Kata 10-Hour Program & ½ Day Simulation

Enroll Now for Special Introductory Program & Pricing

Special Introductory Cost: $500 (a $1500 value)
Space is limited: 10 participants total (limit 2 per company)

Take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to learn and practice Toyota Kata while acquiring your 10-Hour Program certificate, a pre-requisite to the 40-Hour Train-the-Trainer Program. This two-day program includes:

  • ½ Day Simulation intertwining knowledge of the process and principles with hands-on practice powerfully illustrating the effectiveness of Toyota Kata. It provides an introduction and foundation which will amplify the value of the 10-Hour program.
  • The Toyota Kata 10-hour program models the proven training methodology of the TWI programs, helping attendees grasp the core knowledge and become proficient in using the Coaching Kata and Improvement Kata in a short time.

Along with the class, receive an additional 4 hours of follow-up coaching.

The program is offered by TDO in collaboration with the TWI Institute.

Please contact Mary Clare Sweeney at 315-425-5144 x305 for more information or to register. Or if you prefer fill out our contact form and we’ll get back to you. Space is limited, so register today.