24-25 April 2018
Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, Singapore

Azman Shah Mohamed Noor

Vice President, Head of Operational Excellence
Sime Darby Berhad
A passionate continuous improvement practitioner for over 18 years, Azman Shah has managed, trained, coached, facilitated and contributed to the knowledge and growth of hundreds of individuals. He is an American Society for Quality (ASQ)-certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and is a certified Master Black Belt from Lean Applied, an ASQ affiliate service provider. During his eight years of experience in General Electric, Azman Shah sharpened his leadership skills while leading the Lean Six Sigma Culture deployment and strategic deliverables at one of the General Electric business units. He has experience in handling several cross-functional teams from production, quality, services, inventory, and material. He also has a dual role experience as Head of Production and Continuous Improvement Department in an international aviation company.   Azman Shah has had extensive consulting experience with involvement in PETRONAS, Malaysia Airport Berhad, Maybank Berhad, and finally Sime Darby Group where he shared his knowledge in Lean Six Sigma Methodology, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, VSM, TPM and 5S. To date, 6 Deployments initiatives, 175 Champions, 5 Master Black Belts, 98 Black Belts and 350 Green Belts from various industries have been trained and coached by him. He has supervised projects that have won several awards, such as the 1st place projects of Permodalan Nasional Berhad’s Innovation and Quality Award in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, which recognizes Lean Six Sigma projects achievements in the aspects of productivity, quality, innovation and financial benefits. In addition, Sime Darby’s LSS project team has qualified as one of the finalists in the 2015 & 2016 ASQ International Team Excellence Award (ITEA) in USA.   He has been named the recipient of the 2015 ASQ Edwards Medal Award. The ASQ Edwards Medal is presented to individuals who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the application of modern quality control methods, especially through the organization and administrations of such work. This is the first time a recipient from the Asia region is awarded the prestigious medal since 1963 to Kenichi Koyonagi from Japan, placing his achievements' in the world of quality to the likes of world renowned quality leaders including Philip B. Crosby, Armand V. Feigenbaum, C. Eugene Fischer, and Joseph M. Juran. Currently, as Head of Operational Excellence at Sime Darby Group, he is leading the Sime Darby’s Lean Six Sigma Business Management Strategy Deployment to achieve RM 775 million of accumulated benefits by FY2016/17. A passionate continuous improvement practitioner for over 18 years, Azman Shah has managed, trained, coached, facilitated and contributed to the knowledge and growth of hundreds of individuals. He is an American Society for Quality (ASQ)-certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and is a certified Master Black Belt from Lean Applied, an ASQ affiliate service provider. During his eight years of experience in General Electric, Azman Shah sharpened his leadership skills while leading the Lean Six Sigma Culture deployment and strategic deliverables at one of the General Electric business units. He has experience in handling several cross-functional teams from production, quality, services, inventory, and material. He also has a dual role experience as Head of Production and Continuous Improvement Department in an international aviation company.


3:40 PM Building a Strategic, Tactical & Cultural Operational Excellence Blueprint

  • Implementing Operational Excellence with a three-pronged holistic approach: Strategic Stewardship, Tactical Development, and Cultural Transformation
  • Creating the Operational Excellence vision and mobilizing commitment
  • Building internal capacity and developing skills through customized Operational Excellence approaches with Lean Six Sigma
  • Driving the change within through performance culture of continuous improvement

9:00 AM The Key to Operational Excellence Starts with an Exceptional Communication Strategy

·         Developing lean communication strategy with a mix of top-down and bottom-up approaches for efficient and effective communication
·         Providing structured trainings to change how employees approach issues to drive innovation
·         Implementing internal tools and strategies to drive and promote operational excellence through communications
·         Intensifying and sustaining operational excellence culture throughout implementation of key program to eliminate inefficiencies

About Your Workshop Leader:
 
Azman is the 2015 American Society for Quality (ASQ) Edwards medallist, and he has been actively carrying out Operational/Business Excellence strategy for more than 18 years. At Sime Darby, he manages and strategises to establish quality culture and improve efficiency with emphasis on Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Wastes Elimination for  business process improvement benefits and operational excellence
 


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