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Certified Kaizen Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Kaizen Overview

  • Concepts and Principles of Kaizen
  • Kaizen Application Insight
  • Crucial Implementation Issues and Strategies
  • Maintaining Kaizen Implementation

Module 2: Kaizen Strategy

  • Role of Management
  • Change Management
  • Tailoring the Culture to Kaizen
  • Kaizen Tools
  • Selecting and Handling Projects
  • Identifying Teams to Implement Kaizen
  • Roles of Team Members
  • Performance Metrics
  • Successful Kaizen Implementation

Module 3: Kaizen Tools

  • Kaizen Quality Improvement Tools
  • 7QC Tools and their Application
  • Check Sheet
  • Pareto Chart
  • Histogram
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Process Map
  • Cause and Effect Diagram
  • Control Chart

Module 4: Kaizen Week Approach

  • Kaizen Week Preparation
  • General Kaizen Week Framework
  • Facilitation Keys
  • Kaizen Team Rules
  • Kaizen Week Schedule

Module 5: Types of Waste

  • Overproduction
  • Overprocessing
  • Waiting
  • Motion
  • Transportation
  • Inventory
  • Rework

Module 6: Kaizen Advanced Concepts

  • Kaizen Tools and Techniques
  • Change Management
  • Leadership
  • Tailoring Culture
  • Aligning Improvement Programmes to Business Objectives
  • Introduction to Value Stream Mapping
  • Selecting and Managing Projects
  • Developing a Kaizen Roadmap
  • Role of the Kaizen Leader
  • Planning and Organising Effective Kaizen Events

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Who should attend this Certified Kaizen Foundation Course?

The Certified Kaizen Foundation Course will help professionals seeking an understanding of continuous improvement, including the principles, tools, and strategies of Kaizen implementation. This Kaizen Certification Course will be especially beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Quality Control Personnel
  • Operations Staff
  • Managers and Leaders
  • Consultants
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Specialists
  • Lean Practitioners

Prerequisites for the Certified Kaizen Foundation Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the Certified Kaizen Foundation Course.


Kaizen Foundation Course Overview

Kaizen Training Courses have become synonymous with fostering a culture of continuous improvement within organisations. As a methodology focused on incremental changes for efficiency, Kaizen is not just a concept but a strategic approach that is highly relevant in today's dynamic business landscape.

Understanding Kaizen is particularly crucial for professionals in leadership and operational roles, as it empowers them to drive positive change, enhance productivity, and streamline processes. This Kaizen Certification Course is tailored for those aiming to master Kaizen principles and methodologies, offering valuable insights to individuals seeking a competitive edge in their careers.

The 1-day Kaizen Certification Course by the Knowledge Academy is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of Kaizen principles. It equips delegates with practical tools to implement continuous improvement in their work processes, fostering a proactive mindset for problem-solving and innovation.

Course Objectives:

  • To impart a fundamental understanding of Kaizen principles and their applications
  • To equip participants with tools for practical implementation of continuous improvement
  • To instil a mindset of proactive problem-solving and innovation
  • To emphasise the importance of waste reduction and streamlined processes
  • To enhance communication and teamwork skills for effective collaboration
  • To provide real-world examples and case studies for practical application of Kaizen concepts

Upon completion of this Kaizen Course, delegates will possess the essential knowledge and skills to integrate Kaizen into their professional practices, leading to increased efficiency, reduced waste, and a heightened ability to contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within their organisations.

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What’s included in this Certified Kaizen Foundation Course?

  • Certified Kaizen Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors        
  • Certified Kaizen Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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Certified Kaizen Foundation Exam Information

To achieve the Certified Kaizen Foundation, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 50 
  • Total Marks: 50 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 60%, or 30/50 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Open Book

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Certified Kaizen Foundation FAQs


Kaizen Foundation helps to continuously increase in productivity, safety, waste reduction, simplified work processes, reduced cost, improve customer satisfaction, and profits.
These continual small improvements add up to significant benefits. It helps to improve productivity, enhance quality, better safety, faster delivery, lower costs, and higher customer satisfaction.
There are various purposes of Kaizen, such as: Implement and standardise the solution, identify an opportunity, Analyse the process, develop an optimal solution, Study the results, and plan.
Certified Kaizen Foundation Course is 1 day.
The price for Certified Kaizen Foundation certification in Belgium starts from €995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Certified Kaizen Foundation.
Please see our Kaizen Training courses available in Belgium

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

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