Certified Harada Training for Agile & Management Coaches

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Toyota Connected

5905 Legacy Drive

Plano, TX 75024

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Lean Thinking

“A goal should scare you a little and excite you A LOT.” –Joe Vitale

Do you:

  • Create a list of goals each birthday, work anniversary or on New Year’s Eve only to fall short of achieving this list?

  • Have trouble getting motivated to take those next steps?

  • Want to break away from of the negative patterns and self-talk that is holding you back in your life and your career?

  • Want to become MOREself-reliant and push your career and personal life to new levels of enlightenment?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this class is for you!

The Harada Method training class transforms the way you think accelerating your journey from lean practitioner to lean master enabling you to overcome the hurdle of not achieving your goals by learning a method to set realistic targets and realize your goal. The Harada method training transforms your view on self-reliance that in turn facilitates a company’s process improvement journey.


The Harada Method - Achieving Greatness

The roots of the Harada Method can be found in the Lean Manufacturing principles for achieving quality, speed and customer alignment.

The key principles at the heart of the Harada Method include: eliminating waste, creating knowledge, respect for people and optimizing the whole.

The Harada Method brings the power of coaching to make you a better leader, sharpen your goal setting skills, and align your mind, body and spirit. The essence of the Harada Method is ‘Self-Reliance’, the ability to become highly skilled and depend on your own abilities to achieve whatever you choose.

Once you can clearly plan and achieve your goals, you will be excited to work, knowing you are on your way to reaching your fullest potential.


Takashi Harada was a junior high school track and field coach at the worst school in Osaka, Japan. After many years studying the world's best coaches, he created a totally new methodology to uplift his students.

The school went from the lowest rated to the highest rated out of 380 schools and the students won 13 gold medals - number one in all of Japan. In 1980, Harada opened a consulting and training company in Tokyo and has trained over 60,000 people at close to 300 companies.

Harada-san was also the coach for Shohei Ohtani, the professional baseball pitcher and designated hitter for the Los Angeles Angels MLB team, and he credits the Harada Method with his success.

Making You Great

Once you can clearly plan and achieve your goals, you will be excited to work, knowing you are on your way to reaching your fullest potential.

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Deliverables—What You Will Learn

Students who take this course will learn how to use the Harada Tools to achieve a personal goal. Once a goal is chosen, you will not only create your own plan, but you will also create steps and measures to help you achieve this goal. The most important factor to successfully using this method is choosing a goal that is personal to you. In addition, you will work with a coach and develop a support system that help pave your way to success.

  • Learn how to excel at what you do and also to improve the quality of your leadership.

  • Improve your discipline and create new routines and habits for your life.

  • Develop highly-skilled, self-reliant employees.

  • Overcome the eighth waste of lean – the underutilization of people’s talents – by putting all your employees on a path to reach their maximum potential.

  • Use the Harada Tools to be a better leader, manager, mentor and coach.

Course Agenda:

The two-day course provides everything you need to begin achieving your goals as well as leading others.

  • What is the Harada Method? How does it work?

  • Understand how this method differs from others

  • Learn how to analyze patterns for previous attempts to achieve goals and develop countermeasures to keep you on track

  • Determine what you believe makes others successful and how to achieve success

  • Learn how to create support system and routines that work for you through interactive exercises

  • Work with a coach(s) and team members that support and encourage your efforts

  • Understand how your self-talk and views affect your everyday life

Who Should Attend?

This course is for anyone who wants to break away from of the negative patterns and self-talk that is holding you back in your life and your career. If you are someone who is good at making lists, setting goals but not achieving these goals then look no further, this course is for you. In this course, you will analyze your accomplishments, your goals and choose an important goal that you want to achieve. You will learn how to harness your energy and construct a balanced approach for using your mind, body and spirit to be able to complete your goal.

Course Structure

This is a two-day course and delivered on-site, by the instructor. It includes real-live examples to help participants work through the process and document their plan for achieving a three-month goal.


This class is fully accredited by the official Harada Institute, and participants completing the course will receive a Harada Practitioner accreditation from the Harada Institute, as well as a Toyota Connected certificate of official training.

Refunds and Cancellations

If you need to defer or cancel for any reason at any time, even the day of class we don't expect to keep any of your money. Just let us know as soon as you can and we'll offer the place to someone else and refund you straight away without question. Respect for People means treating you as we would expect to be treated ourselves.

Trainer’s BIO

Pamela Dukes is an accomplished Olympic athlete and Stanford University alumni who has worked in the IT industry for over 25 years. Since retiring from her sport, she has continued to excel as a leader and public speaker.

She currently works for Toyota Connected as a Scrum Master and Certified Harada Coach. During her tenure at Toyota Connected, she made a life changing discovery in a training class. This training introduced her to the Harada Method, a new way to develop people, increase self-reliance and improve her happiness.

After achieving her first three-month goal in 6 just weeks, she has continued to set new goals and help others do the same. Her new goal as A Certified Harada Trainer is to share her experiences and help others improve their lives.

Location Information

This class will be held at the Toyota Connected Headquarters located in Plano, Texas. The class is fully catered, and refreshments will be provided throughout both days. Lunch will be supplied both days.

Included in this class are tours of both the Toyota Connected and the Toyota Motor North America, Inc facilities in Plano, Texas. Step inside the world of Lean, Agile, and Harada and learn from the source.

Class size is strictly limited due to the venue size and also due to the nature of the training.

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Toyota Connected

5905 Legacy Drive

Plano, TX 75024

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