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Overview


Kaizen is a training course designed for participants to learn the theory of kaizen and understand that kaizen is an effective daily used tool that empowers him/her to improve the own work area.  

The delegate will also learn how to facilitate a large kaizen event so that we can envisage the size of the transformation that is required to move us from the current state to a culture of CI. This module assists in the practical application of the tools to make the improvement happen. The workshop material has been selected to ensure that the learning fits the type of workplace and transactional, operational and service environments 

 

Objectives


A light t touch in the most appropriate Lean tools; an understanding of where and how to use them effectively

  • Carrying out a kaizen.
  • Understand how to visualise the benefits of a Kaizen activity.
  • Be able to analyse the actual improvement of a kaizen activity
  • Facilitate a kaizen event.
  • The delegate will grow in confidence as a CI leader for the organisation.
  • Understand where to identify areas for improvement activity.
  • Understand where Kaizen fits into CI and how kaizen can be used within an organisation to drive Continuous Improvement.

 

Course Content

 

Each section of the course will be a constructive introduction to the many Lean tools available to the Lean practiitioner. Over the course you will achieve the ability to implement the new techniques and methodologies within the workplace. 

 

These methodologies have been used in many industries throughout the world creating substantial savings; not only driving out waste but improvement on customer satisfaction.

 

   

Module
  • What is a Kaizen?
  • How Kaizen can be used to improve a work area?
  • How to start using Kaizen in your organisation.
  • How to apply each element of kaizen in a work area.
  • The practical benefits of a “kaizen” mind to both participant and the organisation.
  • Understanding the current state and desired future state.
  • Conducting a gap analysis between current and future state.
  • Project prioritisation against cost, quality and delivery.
  • Engaging stake holders.
  • Initiating projects using the Demming cycle.