Kaizen - Continuous Improvement Course


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June 2024

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CIC002 17 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 10 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 166,000 | $2,200 Register
CIC002 17 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 10 days Kampala, Uganda $3,300 Register
CIC002 17 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 10 days Accra, Ghana $4,400 Register
CIC002 24 Jun 2024 - 5 Jul 2024 10 days Cape Town, South Africa $4,400 Register
CIC002 24 Jun 2024 - 5 Jul 2024 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 159,000 | $2,200 Register
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June 2024

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Duration
Location
Fee
Action
17 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
10 days
Nakuru
KES 166,000 $2,200
17 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
10 days
Kampala
$3,300
17 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
10 days
Accra
$4,400
24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
Cape Town
$4,400
24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
Nairobi
KES 159,000 $2,200
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Kaizen - Continuous Improvement helps the organizations to generate a process-oriented way of thinking and develop strategies that assure continuous improvements involving people at all levels of an organization hierarchy. The message of the Kaizen strategy is that not a day should pass by, without some kind of improvement being made somewhere in the organization.

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

Duration

10 Days

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who is willing to become continuous improvement practitioner can go for this course
  • This course is applicable in all types of industries at all levels.
  • Healthcare Professionals who are new to kaizen as a method for daily continuous improvement
  • Managers
  • Process Owners

Project Team Members

Kaizen - Continuous Improvement helps the organizations to generate a process-oriented way of thinking and develop strategies that assure continuous improvements involving people at all levels of an organization hierarchy. The message of the Kaizen strategy is that not a day should pass by, without some kind of improvement being made somewhere in the organization.

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

Duration

10 Days

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who is willing to become continuous improvement practitioner can go for this course
  • This course is applicable in all types of industries at all levels.
  • Healthcare Professionals who are new to kaizen as a method for daily continuous improvement
  • Managers
  • Process Owners
  • Project Team Members

Course Level:

Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, participants will learn:

  • 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
  • Learn how to improve sprint retrospectives

Learn the exact techniques the pros use in industry for holding retrospectives


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
  • 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
  • Overproduction
  • Over processing
  • 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 Organizing Effective Kaizen Events

Module 7: 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 8: 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
  • Prioritizing and Selecting Kaizen Projects
  • Identify Project, Champion, Project Owner
  • Develop Project Charter and Project Plan

Module 9: 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

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Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067 or

Email [email protected] or [email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]


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