Senior Leader Course

Aerospace & Defense

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Courses can be conducted onsite at your organization or modified to suit your organization’s needs. We offer custom solutions in aerospace and defense, global supply chain management, healthcare and strategic leadership. Contact our industry representatives for more information.

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Senior Leader Course

Course Description

This course is designed to provide an overview of several Lean and process improvement initiatives. Specifically, the course includes sessions on strategy alignment and deployment (SA&D), lean tools, and the Practical Problem Solving Method: 8-step problem solving. The objective is to provide senior leaders a basic understanding of these concepts to improve and expand the implementation of continuous process improvement (CPI) efforts across the enterprise. By attending this course, leaders can build upon successes in process improvement to date, apply a standardized process for identifying major process improvement opportunities, and lead the organization in the realization of major performance gains.

The course includes an industry site tour or a military base improvement area to allow participants to comprehend the concepts covered in the lectures in a real-life business setting.

Duration & Dates

1 or 2 day options are available.

Dates are flexible.

Please call +1 (865) 974-1197 for more information.
James Cody, Director


This course is offered as a custom course on the UT campus or at your preferred location.


James R Cody

James Cody is a retired Air Force Colonel with 25 years of military experience. He currently serves as the Director of the Aerospace and Defense Executive Program for Graduate and... Full Bio


Custom course pricing depends on the configuration selected by the customer. Please contact us for more information.