Kaizen Facilitator Training
Description: Kaizen events are the vehicle to implement Lean tools and concepts. The Kaizen Facilitator Training course teaches a standard kaizen process that can be used to implement Lean tools.
Objectives / Topics:
• Preparing for a Kaizen event.
• Standard process for a 3-5 day Kaizen event.
o Observe current process.
o List wastes.
o Set goals.
o Brainstorm countermeasures.
o Try-storm improvements.
o Restart line and measure results.
o Standardize improvements.
o Develop report.
o Present results.
o Follow-through actions.
• Forms and tools for quickly collecting and analyzing data.
• Preparing a final report for management.
• Estimating the effect of the event.
Prerequisites: Principles of Lean Manufacturing with Live Simulation or equivalent.
Goals: Participants will learn to facilitate a kaizen event, including preparation, standard process, forms and tools, and preparing and presenting results to management.
Suggested Participants: Production and support personnel who will be responsible for leading Kaizen events.
Class Size: Up to 20.
Program Length: 1 Day.