Lean Manufacturing Training

Process Improvement Japan`s strength is our established connections and contacts in Toyota Motor Corporation`s manufacturing group. Together, we have created lean manufacturing training and programs with adding value to your enterprise as our target. We focus on getting back to the basics and adapting them to your specific requirements.
Our mission is to challenge the status quo within your organization.

Executive Business Coaching

For Plant Managers, General Managers and Executives only.
Process Improvement Japan`s executive business coaching places you in a Toyota affiliated manufacturing company* in Japan for a 1 - 2 week tailor made one-to-one consultation/training program with experts in TPS, TQM, TQC, lean manufacturing, lean 5s & employee engagement.
Full translation service provided.

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Factory Tours & On-site Gemba Kaizen Training

Factory tours and on-site training are great ways to see for yourself what excellent TPS, quality control, lean 5s and kaizen look like. Come to Japan, join our factory tours and consult with plant and management staff on-site.
For more information on factory tours & on-site Gemba kaizen training, click here.

Lean Manufacturing Training Online

5s Training Course Description:
Lean 5s is not something you study in theory - it`s what you do. Process Improvement Japan`s 5s Online Training Package introduces you to the 5s principles - one per week - with implementation assignments. This allows you to make gradual changes to create sustainable 5s workplace organization. The package also includes an Office Kaizen E-book as well as checklists and audits. If you are looking for a total overhaul or a series of suggestions, you`ll find this short email course valuable.
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Downloadable Products:

5s Principles for the Office

Keep your office Lean & Clean.
The Toyota Production System (TPS) includes sophisticated business process management tools that are designed to add value to customers and eliminate unnecessary activities. The office is a treasure trove of money saving opportunities just waiting to be discovered.
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For more details on the 5s Principles for the Office, click here.

Coming Soon Leadership Styles & Daily Schedules of Plant Management

This e-book breaks down role and day to day duties of the plant assistant manager, plant supervisor, group leader and team leader as performed in Toyota manufacturing plants.

For the Plant Management book details and to order, click here.

Coming Soon Total Quality Management - The Basic Principles of the Toyota Way
The practice of TQM at Toyota. This e-book breaks down the three basic concepts and gives examples and success stories of each.

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Recommended Reading:

  • What is Total Quality Control? The Japanese Way by Dr. Kaoru Ishikawa
  • Introduction to Quality Control by Dr. Kaoru Ishikawa
  • Study of the Toyota Production System: From an Industrial Engineering Viewpoint by Shigeo Shingo
  • Kaizen and the Art of Creative Thinking - The Scientific Thinking Mechanism by Shigeo Shingo
  • Fundamental Principles of Lean Manufacturing by Shigeo Shingo
  • Total Quality Control for Management by Masao Nemoto
  • The Alchemy of Growth by Mehrdad Baghai

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