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Leading an engaged culture

AME People-centric leadership 101
Monday, Oct. 18 Location Code
2:30pm-6:30pm Virtual MW/13

Times listed in EDT.

This content is live only and will not be available on-demand.


Discover a comprehensive overview of people-centric leadership and the behaviors required to build a culture where every day, everyone goes home fulfilled by pursuing excellence and everybody flourishes. This workshop will help you to define leadership in your organization, build relationships, help people see other perspectives, create a culture of gratitude, demonstrate the power of listening, set the foundation for coaching, and more. The course includes instruction, relevant videos, exercises and reflection to enhance the learning experience.


An engaged and thriving culture is a key differentiator for success in today's globally competitive marketplace. The question is: How does leadership curate this culture? This workshop will evaluate how traditional leadership behaviors may or may not support these components. You will learn:

  1. The value and benefits of building a people-centric culture.
  2. The key leadership behaviors necessary to build a people-centric culture.
  3. The link between building a people-centric culture and the lean/CI tools.
  4. The importance of vision, goal setting, development of meaningful measures, feedback and alignment.

Take away a comprehensive list of videos to share with your teams and a strategy for creating a people-centric culture.


The AME people-centric leadership (PCL) team was established to assist AME in achieving its vision of a manufacturing renaissance driven by people-centric leadership and powered by enterprise excellence. The team develops, researches and benchmarks best practices to provide resources to inspire individuals and their organizations to cultivate a people-centric culture.

Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership (DEMEP) is a non-profit organization established to assist small to medium-sized manufacturers in being more globally competitive.


Lisa Weis is a people-centric, lean/continuous improvement expert with 24+ years of success in helping hundreds of public and private organizations achieve their vision and meet their strategic goals by engaging people, implementing enterprise excellence and inspiring innovation. She was part of the core team that developed the national lean initiative to help small to medium-sized manufacturers become more globally competitive as part of the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). Weis is the lead for curriculum development for AME's people-centric leadership initiative. She holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware.