A3 Problem Solving: Unleash Your Problem-Solving Potential

Wisconsin Community of Practice






Who Should Attend?

  • Beginners: If you're new to A3 problem solving, this workshop provides a solid foundation. Learn how to define problems, analyze root causes, and develop effective solutions using the A3 methodology. Our experienced instructors will guide you every step of the way, ensuring you leave with practical skills you can apply immediately.
  • Experts: For those well-versed in A3 problem solving, this workshop offers an opportunity to refine your skills, share your experiences, and explore advanced strategies. Dive deep into complex problem-solving scenarios, gain insights from fellow experts, and enhance your ability to lead transformative changes within your organization.

What You'll Gain:

  • Practical Knowledge: Understand the A3 problem-solving process from start to finish, including the focus on good Problem Statements, root cause analysis, solution development, and follow-up.
  • Hands-On Experience: Engage in interactive exercises and real-world case studies, applying A3 principles to solve actual problems.
  • Networking: Connect with a diverse group of professionals from various industries, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned A3 problem-solving practitioners with a wealth of experience to share.

Join us for this dynamic workshop, where both beginners and experts will come together to sharpen their problem-solving skills, exchange insights, and leave with actionable takeaways. Don't miss this opportunity to harness the power of A3 Problem Solving and drive positive change within your organization and beyond.


  • Paul Pejsa
    Paul is an accomplished leader in the field of organizational excellence, with 30+ years’ experience spanning manufacturing, service and healthcare. Strength areas include operations management, strategy development and deployment, implementation of lean management systems, and facilitation of improvement work. As an independent consultant, he teaches and coaches in these areas from front line staff to the C - Suite. Recent accomplishments by Paul’s clients in the healthcare field include reduction in inpatient falls by 70% and improvement in time to discharge by 30%.  ER clients improved door-to-provider time by 20% and reduced the number of patients leaving before triage by 25%. In his prior role as Manager of Catalysis' Healthcare Value Network ( www.createvalue.org ), Paul worked with 60+ North American healthcare organizations to drive principle – based organizational excellence transformations. Network members achieved improved care delivery, better patient outcomes and reduced cost of care.
    Paul’s commitment to organizational excellence extends to the development and delivery of process improvement classes at the American Society for Quality and the University of Wisconsin, speaking engagements with the American College of Healthcare Executives and volunteer faculty and advisory council positions at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). He is the two-time recipient of MCW’s Outstanding Medical Student Teacher award. Credentials include achievement of Fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), Lean Bronze Level Certification through the Shingo Institute, advanced leadership training through GE’s Management Development Institute, Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification, an MBA in Operations through Marquette University, and an MS in Engineering.


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Registration Fee: $25.00

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