Kaizen (from the Japanese Kai-Zen meaning ‘change for the better’) is the common term for ongoing improvement activity, often as a rapid event targeting a specific process. Frequent Kaizen is one of the behaviours of high performing organisations.
Our Kaizen training workshop provides participants with a simple framework and tool-set that teams can deploy to identify improvement opportunities and execute projects that deliver a measurable return to the organisation.
At the conclusion of this workshop participants are expected to;
The workshop is typically one day in duration and progresses through three main themes:
Review of core lean principles
Simulation Exercise Part 1
Value Stream Mapping
Identifying and Prioritising Lean Projects
Using DMAIC as a framework for Improvement Project Planning
A3 Planning & Reporting
Team Toolbox Meetings
Simulation Exercise Part 2
Team Based Creative Problem Solving
Sim Exercise Part 3
Optional ongoing support can be provided to lead your teams though real on-site Kaizen events that deliver a fast ROI to your organisation. As with all of our training workshops, the content, context and duration are tailored to match your sector.