At the conclusion of the course each attendee will be able to appreciate 

v  The philosophy of Kaizen, Toyota Production System approach to incremental improvement

v  The scale of difference Eastern Vs Western Philosophy in implementing Changes

v  The 8 Types of waste (non-value added activities) that can be found in any business

v  How to Spot the Areas for improvement

v  The soft managerial skills required by managers to both implement and sustain a continuous improvement culture


Module 1:  Introduction

What is  Kaizen , History of Kaizen & The Founders of Kaizen

·         Intro On the Foundations of Lean

·         Purpose & Benefits Of Kaizen

·         Goals Of Kaizen

Module 2: Kaizen Elements

·         MUDA Analysis & Elimination  ( types of Waste )

·         Overview on 5-S Methodology , (TQM) Total Quality Management  , VSM ( Value Stream Mapping)

·         Process Oriented Thinking

·         TEI ( Total Employee Involvement )

o    Assignment  : Identify Loss Case Study in your job ( will be discussed on 4th day )

Module 3: Models of Kaizen

·         JIT, DtD Vs DtO,DtF

·         PDCA Cycle

·         Toyota Production System overview ( Focus on Kaizen )

Module 4 : How to Move your Organization to Kaizen Methodology

·         Identify You Current State  ( Case Study )

·         Business Process Transformation

·         Roles and Responsibilities

·         Employee Engagement & Communicating the changes.

Module 5  : How to Move your Organization to Kaizen Methodology (2)

·         Training your Organization and Setting Targets

·         Data Gathering Tools

·         Data Sharing Tools