The assessment should demonstrate that the outcomes have been achieved.
A knowledge assessment that demonstrates the learner can remember and understand Level 3B Kata knowledge, for example, through a multiple choice test, problem or case-based exams, oral exam, essay exam
Overall, a Level 3B coach should be able to show that they have used Toyota Kata to develop a more scientific, learning and exploring mindset and way of working together across multiple teams or an entire organization, which has resulted in substantial culture modification.
Specific areas of evidence shall include:
- That their expertise in acting as Second Coach across one (or more) organisations resulted in a significant modification of culture across that organisation.
- The habitual and daily use of Improvement and Coaching Kata in several teams, areas of an organisation or value stream, at all management levels.
- That habits became established with managers coaching for scientific thinking.
- That the challenges and subsequent individual target conditions worked on were clearly linked to the highest level of organisational strategy.
- That by practicing Toyota Kata an organisation achieved a significant improvement or challenge.
- That the hands-on’ coaching and Second Coaching role played by the coach led to the development of scientific thinking across the entire organisation.
Evidence can be provided through case study, which shall include:
- Training records and proof of achievement for Improvers and Coaches (showing attainment of Levels 1 and 2 of this model)
- Evidence of Improvement & Coaching cycles and how they take place on a regular basis delivering multiple Target Conditions
- How the improvement efforts links to strategy, how this strategy has been deployed to all levels, how Target Conditions have been developed
- Testimonials from leaders, managers and team members through transcripts, video, recordings.