kaizen training

Course Objective

  • Kaizen is a system of continuous improvement in Quality, Technology, process, company culture, and Productivity.

Course Content

  • What is Kaizen?
  • The degree of responsibilities of each category in the practice of Kaizen and management’s function in particular.
  • The perceptual differences between japans and western nations with regard to job functions
  • The role to be played by the four important functional categories, Top management middle management supervisor and workers in the implementation of KAIZEN in an organization.
  • KAIZEN or continuous improvement –what are its wider connotations (kai-change, Zen-better)
  • Is not KAIZEN an offshoot of other improvement concept tool and techniques already developed and adopted by the Japanese right from the early fifties, say like TQC/CWQC?
  • Is KAIZEN a part of TQC? How do they relate to one another?
  • KAIZEN and suggestion scheme.
  • Western-oriented suggestion system and kaizen – a comparison.
  • The areas and aspects in which KAIZEN is encouraged to be applied to bring result.
  • KAIZEN- A People oriented approach
  • Comparison of improvements- EAST vs. WEST.
  • Kaizen and innovation diagrammatic comparison
  • Recognition issues in – KAIZEN VS INNOVATION.
  • How does KAIZEN differ from INNOVATION in the total manufacturing chain?
  • Do KAIZEN – Oriented products cost less of innovation-oriented products cost less?
  • The difference between an innovation-oriented industrial culture and KAIZEN oriented industrial culture.
  • Measuring KAIZEN Improvement?
  • KAIZEN AND TQC- a comparison.
  • KAIZEN and cross Functional management (CFM)
  • KAIZEN and P.D.C.A cycle.
  • KAIZEN and Quality control circles
  • Management – oriented KAIZEN.
  • How does the KAIZEN system work?
  • Managing KAIZEN in an organization.
  • KAIZEN and policy deployment/policy Management
  • KAIZEN in equipment’s areas (TPM)
  • Problems solving tools and approaches in kaizen and other Japanese team concepts.
  • KAIZEN and Employees – management and employees relation.
  • Creating a greater sense of belonging.
  • KAIZEN change the corporate culture.

Who Will Benefit From The Course?

  • Any industry

The Training Methodology

  • Participatory (Group Discussions, Games, Case   Studies)
  • Experiential (Film-based sessions, group activities)
  • Cognitive (sessions using Psychology, Philosophy, Neuroscience & Popular Culture)

Duration 3 To 4 Days