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Grow You Company Organically to Sustain in Long Run with Kaizen

What is Kaizen?

Kaizen – Continuous Improvement is the Japanese word for “Continual Improvement”. Kaizen consists of two words i.e. KAI – Change and Zen-(For Better). So the literal meaning of Kaizen is “Change for Better” through little steps in our Professional life, Personal life and Social life.

Continuous Improvement aims to eliminate the wastes from all the processes by involving 100% employees in the organization. Kaizen helps individuals to think out of the box and bring in Good Changes by using less resources.

 

Description

Kaizen is an approach to creating continuous improvement based on the idea that small, ongoing positive changes can reap major improvements. . Regardless of the methodology, in an organizational setting, the successful use of Kaizen rests on gaining support for the approach across the organization, and from the CEO down.

Today kaizen is recognized worldwide as an important pillar of an organization’s long-term competitive strategy. Kaizen is continuous improvement that is based on certain guiding principles:

  • Good processes bring good results
  • Go see for yourself to grasp the current situation
  • Take action to contain and correct root causes of problems
  • Work as a team
  • Kaizen is everybody’s business
  • And much more!

 

Benefits of Kaizen to Business Owners

  • Boost your team performance
  • Utilise maximum potential of your team
  • Retain your best employees without giving them increment
  • Inspire your team to work more than they do right now
  • Build an innovation system with zero investment
  • Build environment your people love to work beyond your expectations
  • Your customers will love to buy from you

Benefits of Kaizen to Employees

  • Earn respect within your company
  • Grow your career
  • Bring higher chances of
  • Achieve your goals
  • Create happy work environment
  • Test your creativity on the job
  • Bring your hidden talent on the ground
  • Better job satisfaction

 

Works in any industry or sector. From retail to manufacturing to service industry. Companies of any size from small to medium enterprises to large corporations.

What this training covers:

  • Understand participants current problems in their workplace so that they can immediately relate the concept to solve their everyday problems
  • Concepts of Kaizen
  • Learning ‘how to see’ waste
  • Creating a culture for change
  • The 5 steps to improvement
  • How to implement Kaizen
  • Creating a Visual Workplace
  • Inspire participants to generate new ideas to improve their workplace
  • Selection of a pilot project
  • How to sustain a Kaizen program
  • In depth review of the benefits to an organization

What you will learn:

  • Learn to eliminate Waste,  increase efficiency and productivity, Aligning People and Improve Processes

  • Learn core concepts of Kaizen and use Kaizen methods to continuously Improve Business Processes

  • Able to understand Kaizen Concept

  • Able to identify waste from their processes

  • Able to implement Kaizen and improve processes

  • Learn how it is used to boost the efficiency and productivity of a team

 

How we deliver Kaizen Training?

  • Interactive session to inspire and engage participants
  • Powerpoint presentations
  • A practical game plays on the concept
  • Involve participants to generate ideas to apply concepts in their workarea
  • Discussion on live case studies
  • Questions & answer and Feedback

Who should attend:

  • Leadership Team

  • Managers / Sr. Managers

  • Sr. Executives

  • Supervisors

Kaizen Training Levels

Level1

Module 1

Overview of Kaizen

  • What is Kaizen – Continuous Improvement

  • History of Kaizen

  • Goals and Benefits of Kaizen

  • What is GEMBA

  • What Kaizen is not

  • Elimination / Reduction of 7+1 waste

Pillars of Kaizen

  • Hunting Muda, Mura and Muri

  • 5S in brief

5W 1H principle

  • Why to Do Kaizen

  • When to do Kaizen

  • Who will do Kaizen

  • Where to do Kaizen

  • When to do Kaizen

Tools

  • The Process Mapping tool, and what to use it for

  • The 5 Why’s technique, and what to use it for

  • The Benefit vs. Effort Matrix, and what to use it for, and finally

  • That the most important thing is not the tools, but the questions behind them

  • Selection flowchart

  • Kaizen Event

Module 2

1H of Kaizen

  • How to do Kaizen

  • Hunting for 3Ms (Muda, Mura, Muri)

  • Kaizen Sheet

  • Real life Examples of Kaizens

Principle

  • Kaizen Principles

  • Eliminating Waste

  • Workplace Improvement

Checkpoints and Changing

  • Kinds of Motivation

  • VA vs NVA

  • Understanding Waste

  • Ground Rules of Kaizen

  • How to Select a Kaizen Project?

  • Understanding Flowcharts

  • Understanding Cause and Effect

  • Examples of Kaizen

  • Benefits of Kaizen

Level 2

  • Developing solutions with Brainstorming

  • Root Cause Analysis with 5 Whys

  • Stages of KaizenRunning a Kaizen Event

  • Preparing a Kaizen Event

  • The most important requirements for a good preparation

Running a Kaizen Event

  • Why and how you should appoint a facilitator

  • The importance of choosing tools to employ during your event

  • Why you should assign team roles

  • Continuous improvement in PQCDEHSM

5W of Kaizen

  • What is Kaizen

  • What is GEMBA

  • What Kaizen is not

  • Why to do Kaizen

  • Elimination OR Reduction of Waste

  • Attitudinal Change by Kaizen

  • Who will do Kaizen

  • Where to do Kaizen

  • Understanding Visual Factory and SIPOC in Detail

  • Understanding Pareto Charts

Sustenance of Kaizen

  • Sustenance of Kaizen

  • Motivating Employees

  • Introduction to Kaizen

  • The Success of Ford System

  • Paradigm

  • Yet we Resist Change

  • A story on Paradigm

  • The Fishbone Diagram, and what to use it for

  • SIMULATED CASE STUDY: Implementing 5S in detail

  • Analysis Techniques 1: Cause and Effect diagram

  • Step of Drawing a Cause and Effect Diagram

  • 6M fishbone for manufacturing industry

  • 8P fishbone diagram for service industry

  • How Should Standards Be Defined

  • Analysis Techniques: Cause and Effect diagram

  • Kaizen Implementation

Level 3

  • Analysis Techniques 2: Pareto Analysis

  • Pareto Analysis with Excel

  • Implement Countermeasures: Mistake proofing

  • Continuous Improvement with PDCA cycle

  • Standard Work Combination Sheet

  • Selecting the project with ‘Project Prioritizing Matrix’

  • Gemba Walk: Introduction, benefits, ground rules and steps

  • Selecting Key Performance Indicators

  • Setting Smart Goals

  • Action Plan

Implementing Solutions

  • Implementing Solutions

  • The importance of Implementation and Following up your Kaizen event

  • How to prevent failure to follow-up and

  • Several pointers on how to implement the solutions from your Kaizen event

  • Evaluation of Kaizen

  • Managing the Change

Mode of Training

Mode of training will be as per clients requirement. There are two modes available.

Outcome of Kaizen Training

  • Managers and executives learn how to plan, implement and sustain Kaizen and Visual Control.

  • It shows how to develop the mindset and necessary cultural change that sustains Kaizen improvements for years and decades.