KAIZEN Continuous Improvement Program

Course Overview

Are you searching for better ways to improve the cycle time, decrease the response time of the customers, and reduce the waste? Do you want to increase the overall operational efficiency so that your money and resources may be saved? Now you require Kaizen in your organization. The term Kaizen refers to the continuous process that leads to improvement. Kaizen is recognized as an approach through which change can be implemented and waste can be eliminated. The Kaizen strategy can be applied to lean processed of a large enterprise. The importance of change management during the process of change should be kept in lieu.

Course Objectives

  • Know about the application of Kaizen
  • Understand the important concepts of lean
  • Use the process of Kaizen and reduce the cost, waste, cycle time and other defects
  • Study the methodology of Kaizen, its applications, techniques and the steps of Kaizen breakthrough events
  • Perform successful Kaizen
  • Form Kaizen team and form the agenda that will be used for the development of Kaizen and improvement of projects
  • Develop plans of transformation of the lean within the organization

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Kaizen and Lean
  • Introduction to the Key Terms of Kaizen and Change Management
  • Techniques for Brainstorming of Kaizen Events
  • Kaizen in 21st Century – Problem Solving and Tools for Improvement
  • How Kaizen can be performed?
    • Batch size reduction exercise
    • Kaizen class event exercise
  • Examples of Kaizen to be Applied in the Workplace
    • 5S-workplace organization and standardization
    • Accounting
    • Cell design
    • Layout
    • Quick changeover
    • Work in customer service
    • Value stream mapping
    • Total productive maintenance
  • Cost Benefit Analysis for the Projects of Kaizen

Course Methodology

The training is going to be highly interactive combination of lectures, group discussions, questionnaires, individual reflections, role plays, simulations and videos.

Target Audience

Senior executives and managers from all the departments of an organization who are going through the phase of transformation through KAIZEN.

Duration

05 Days (08:30–14:30) with appropriate breaks for tea/refreshments and lunch.

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