Welcome to The Harada Method, 1 day training.
With Steve Mitchell, featuring Norman Bodek

The Harada Method is world’s best process on day-to-day management to develop people to their fullest capability.

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Please take a minute to fill in the pre-course survey. This will help Steven and Norman to understand a little bit about you and tailor the course to your needs.

Essential Information:

The class will kick off at 9:00 am. So arrive at 8:30 am to allow time for checking in and to mingle before we begin. We are holding this course at Thirst Studios, Level 3 at 360 Little Collins St. If you get stuck, please call Tabar on 1300 797 881.

  • Wear clothing that you're comfortable in.
  • Food will be provided at Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea breaks.
  • Tea and Coffee will be provided on arrival
  • The day will be very hands on and interactive, with activities and both group and individual work.
  • We want you to come away from the course understanding the essence of The Harada Method, with tools and techniques that you can use immediately.
  • It's important that you bring whatever you like to take notes on, this can be a digital device or a notepad but make sure you bring something you feel comfortable using. All other stationery (post it's, butchers paper, pens, sharpies etc) will be provided.
  • We strongly believe that feedback makes us better, so we will be using a happiness wall across the day and we will welcome and be seeking all feedback following the event.

Questions about this event?

Contact us at info@tabar.com.au

Our facilitator

Steve Mitchell has a passion for the people side of Lean and Agile, and is the main facilitator for the day.

He has been a certified Harada Method trainer since 2015, one of only two in Australia. He has trained individuals and primary school students in the method and is now offering public and corporate training. Steve learnt the Harada Method from Norman Bodek, and he also completed a Japanese Study tour with Norman in 2016.

His professional interests gravitate towards the vital trivium of creativity, productivity, and inspiration - and how to practically and pragmatically lead change in organisations to adopt new ways of thought and behaviour.

In the creative domain, his experience includes working in improvisational theatre with credits including Melbourne International Comedy Festival and other productions in Australia, North America, and Central Asia.

He is an active practitioner and member of the Agile community and passionate Lean advocate.

In his spare time he enjoys reading, music, and quality family time.

Our special guest

Norman Bodek will be joining the course, live, onscreen from Japan. He will participate in either the first or second session of the day.

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