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Certified Kaizen Foundation & Practitioner - New Zealand

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Duration: 2 Days*

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  • Learn kaizen Continuous Improvement Methodology, Principles, Eliminate Waste Successfully.
  • World Class Kaizen Certification Course Includes Exam, Materials, and Certification.

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Course Information

Kaizen Foundation & Practitioner Course Overview

This two day Kaizen Foundation and Practitioner training course will ensure delegates acquire the knowledge and skills needed to implement and develop Kaizen culture within their organisation. As this training course combines both Kaizen Foundation and Practitioner, delegates are able to gain both certifications during this 2-day intensive sitting.  

During the Foundation portion of this course, individuals will learn how to assist the progress of Kaizen events and exercises, to improve operational efficiency. Delegates will also acquire an awareness of continuous improvement methods, and will gather an understanding of the positive impact Kaizen can have on organisations.

Kaizen Foundation is a valuable qualification to possess due to its potential to confidently fulfill the requirements of stakeholders and customers. The principles of Kaizen revolve around the concept of continuous change over time, and the importance of encouraging people to apply Kaizen to better the way they work. Therefore, this Kaizen Foundation section will provide a useful insight into the fundamentals of Kaizen methodology.

The Practitioner section of this combined Kaizen training course builds on knowledge acquired at the Foundation level and aims to provide a more detailed explanation of Kaizen improvement tools, principles, and concepts so that delegates fully understand what is needed to achieve a successful Kaizen implementation.

Effective management systems will be explored, as these are considered essential to the successful workings of continuous improvement. As well as this, delegates will look more extensively at implementing Kaizen in an organisation, through the more detailed study of Kaizen mechanisms, methodologies, and processes.

Kaizen Foundation & Practitioner Course Outline

This combined Kaizen Foundation and Practitioner training course will explore the following modules:

Kaizen Foundation Training 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
  • Planning a Kaizen Continuous Improvement Programme
  • Change Management
  • Tailoring the Culture to Kaizen
  • Kaizen Tools
  • Selecting and Handling Projects
  • Identifying Teams to Implement Kaizen
  • The 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
  • Process Map
  • Control Chart

Module 4: The Kaizen Week Approach

  • Kaizen Week Preparation
  • General Kaizen Week Framework
  • Facilitation Keys
  • Kaizen Team Rules
  • Kaizen Week Schedule
  • Module 5: 7 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 Programs to Business Objectives
  • Introduction to Value Street Mapping
  • Selecting and Managing Projects
  • Developing a Kaizen Roadmap
  • Role of the Kaizen Leader
  • Planning and Organising Effective Kaizen Events

Kaizen Practitioner Training Outline

Module 1: Kaizen Introduction

  • History of Kaizen
  • Kaizen Comparison with Other Improvement Methodologies
  • Kaizen Roles and Responsibilities

Module 2: Kaizen PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act)

  • Plan Phase
  • Event Planning
  • Event Charter
  • Event Data Collection
  • Event Data Display
  • Do Phase
  • Process Mapping
  • Lean Efficiency Metrics
  • Process Value Analysis
  • Root-Cause Analysis
  • Error Proofing
  • 5 S and 8 Wastes
  • Solution Selection
  • Check and Act Phase
  • Monitoring and Controlling the New Process
  • Standards Development
  • Solution Replication Opportunities Identification

Module 3: Kaizen Leader Training

  • Leadership and Change Management
  • The Role of Kaizen Leaders
  • The Relationship between Intensive Kaizen Events and Long-Term Kaizen Projects
  • Develop a Kaizen Roadmap
  • Effective Kaizen Events/Projects Framework
  • Kaizen Tools and Forms

Module 4: Kaizen Concepts and Tools

  • Kaizen Concepts
  • Define Quality, Problem
  • Understand Objectives of Kaizen
  • Identify Customer Requirements
  • CTQ Matrix
  • Resource/Stakeholder Analysis
  • Cost of Quality
  • Voice of Customer
  • Identify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Waste Identification and Elimination
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Visual Management
  • Spaghetti Diagram
  • Continuous Flow
  • 5S
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Team-Based Problem Solving
  • Project Charter

Module 5: Mapping of Process and Value Stream

  • Process Mapping Overview
  • Value Stream Mapping Principles and Methodology
  • Mapping Tools and Symbols
  • Process Mapping and Value Stream Mapping of the Current State
  • Process Mapping and Value Stream Mapping of the Future State
  • Using Process Maps
  • Value Stream Maps
  • Prioritising and Selecting Kaizen Projects
  • Identify Project, Champion, Project Owner
  • Develop Project Charter and Project Plan

Module 6: Kaizen Project Implementation

  • Identify the Kaizen Project
  • Establish the Project Structure
  • Prepare the Kaizen Event
  • Map Current State for the Kaizen Project
  • Identify Areas for Improvement
  • Map Future State
  • Cost and Benefit Analysis of Projects
  • Implementing Future State Improvements
  • Post-Project Review and Follow-Up
  • Identify Further Areas for Improvement/Skills Development
  • Project Presentation

Who should attend this Kaizen Training Course?

This training course is designed for anyone wishing to enhance their knowledge of the Kaizen technique.

Those in the following job roles would benefit from this combined training course:

  • Kaizen Event Team Leaders
  • Quality Personnel
  • Production Engineers
  • Business Managers
  • Business Supervisors
  • Business Improvement Managers and Teams
  • Lean Practitioners
  • Lean Personnel

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites - this course is open to individuals looking to develop their knowledge of the Kaizen methodology.

 

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no pre-requisites for this training course.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 day(s).
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Certified Kaizen Foundation & Practitioner certification in New Zealand starts from NZD1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Certified Kaizen Foundation & Practitioner.
Please see our Kaizen Training courses available in New Zealand

Kaizen Foundation & Practitioner Examination Information

At the end of the first day, delegates will sit the Kaizen Foundation examination. The exam details are as follows:

  • 50 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • Duration of 60 minutes
  • 60% pass mark

At the end of the second day, delegates will need to take an exam for Kaizen Practitioner. The exam is formatted like so:

  • 25 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • Duration of 80 minutes
  • 65% pass mark

What’s Included in this Kaizen Training Course?

  • The Kaizen Foundation and Practitioner Examinations
  • The Knowledge Academy’s Kaizen Foundation and Practitioner Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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