Operational Excellence → Lean

Introduction to Kaizen (L002-2)

This course provides an introduction to Kaizen events and includes;

- What is kaizen?
- Characteristics of a kaizen event
- Nine-step method
- Common tools
- Types of kaizen
- Facilitator checklist
- A3 Report

Estimated effort: 1 hours

BEFORE YOU START THE COURSE: Download the files listed on this page (see below). They can also be downloaded at any time during the training from he files TAB located top right of the training screen. You may wish to print the "Presentation Workbook" which is in a 3-slide per page format with sections for taking notes. You may be prompted at various times during the presentation to pause the recording and complete a brief assignment or answer questions. There is also a resource page that contains links to other sites and tools that will be referenced during your training.

COURSE ELEMENTS: Your course includes a main presentation (video), supplemental articles and, if applicable, links to supplemental recommended resources. Note: Your course test is only based on the content provided in the main presentation (video).
  • RPM-L002-2-Introduction to Kaizen.wmv
  • Kaizen The Secret behind Japanese Productivity
  • Test your knowledge!
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever