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MISC 102 - Kaizen Techniques

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MISC 102 24 October 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 102 19 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The Kaizen Techniques is one of the most powerful process improvement tools to achieving rapid results in business. Kaizen is originally a Japanese word which means "improvement". The purpose of this course is to prepare participants for an actual Kaizen event in their own organizations. This course will explain the purpose of a Kaizen event and give an overview of Lean concepts so that participants are prepared for action.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the implementation flow needed to improve a process utilizing the Kaizen methodology
  • Understanding the Kaizen event methodology
  • Being prepared and ready to contribute to a real Kaizen event
  • Being familiar with some of the tools that will be used at a Kaizen event
  • Recognizing the importance and purpose of having sustaining actions so that performance is maintained and even continues to improve

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Department Leaders
  • Business Leaders
  • Business Improvement Team

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Kaizen Definition
  • Quick and Simple Approach of Kaizen
  • History
  • Companies that are using it
  • When to use Kaizen

Day 2

  • Select the process / area
  • Define the Implementation Flow
  • Define the improvement targets
  • Select the event leader

Day 3

  • Prepare
  • Collect data
  • Select Kaizen team
  • Schedule event
  • Ensure resource availability
  • Communicate

Day 4

  • Conduct Kaizen Event
  • Day by day schedule
  • 7 forms of waste
  • Common Lean and quality tools
  • Stabilize and standardize
  • Verify improvements
  • Reflect on learning
  • Celebrate successes

Day 5

  • Replicate
  • Identify other applicable areas
  • Leadership drives across results
  • How to sustain results
  • Managing change
  • Behaviors and attitudes