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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
  • 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
  • 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

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Who should attend this Kaizen Training Course?

This training course is intended for anyone looking to develop their knowledge of the Kaizen technique.

Those in the following job roles would benefit from this Foundation 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.

Kaizen Foundation Course Overview

This one day Kaizen Foundation training course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to implement and enhance Kaizen culture in their organisation. Individuals will learn how to assist the progress of Kaizen events and exercises, for the purpose of improving operational performance. Delegates will also become familiar with Kaizen’s continuous improvement methods and will acquire an understanding of the beneficial impact Kaizen can have on enterprises.

Kaizen Foundation is a valuable and desirable training course due to its extensive potential to greatly strengthen the stakeholder and customer contentment. Throughout this course, delegates will engage in discussions and practical activities, which will assist them in applying their knowledge within their organisation after course completion.

Kaizen is all about the successful implementation of change in the workplace, for the purpose of improvement. The principles of Kaizen revolve around the idea of continuous change over time, and the importance of encouraging people to apply Kaizen to better the way they work. Therefore, this Kaizen Foundation training course will provide an insight into the fundamentals of Kaizen methodology.

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Kaizen Foundation Examination Information

The Kaizen Foundation Exam is conducted at the conclusion of the training day and consists of:

  • 50 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60% Pass Mark
  • 60 Minutes

What’s Included in this Kaizen Training Course?

  • The Kaizen Foundation Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy’s Kaizen Foundation Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Refreshments

 

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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.

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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.

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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

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Small class sizes

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

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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.

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Tailored learning experience

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

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Maximise your training budget

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

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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.

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Monitor employees progress

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

What our customers are saying

Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

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, Plan for the future.
Certified Kaizen Foundation Course is 1 day.
The price for Certified Kaizen Foundation certification in the United States starts from $995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Certified Kaizen Foundation.
Please see our Kaizen Training courses available in the United States

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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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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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