Strategic KAIZEN™

The new book by Masaaki Imai, released in the U.S. on June 22nd

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Today’s improvement based on KAIZEN™ Principles will strengthen your organization and lead to a better future

1. Eliminate Muri, muda and Mura, and improve QCD
2. Create standardized work practices
3. Stimulate your workplace by improving the "motion mind"

KAIZEN™ Time Study
Digital Workstyle for All

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Over 300 short KAIZEN™ videos available on demand

These videos are perfect for self-study, blended learning, or micro-learning training just when you need it

"The implementation of shopfloor management, was another important step within our EFQM process and made us the benchmark leader in the meat processing industry."

Ralph Dausch - CEO Kaufland Fleischwaren, Germany

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Welcome to Kaizen Institute

Today KAIZEN™ is positioned as an important pillar of a long-term competitive strategy by many successful corporations.

KAIZEN™ Guiding Principles

  • Good processes deliver good results
  • Go see for yourself to grasp the current situation
  • Speak with data, manage by facts
  • Take action to correct root causes of problems
  • Work as a team
  • KAIZEN™ is everybody's responsibility
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Upcoming Training Courses

KAIZEN™ Yellow Belt Certification is a 4 day program that will provide participants with the basic Lean training needed to begin building a Continuous Improvement culture. The program covers an Introduction to Lean and Continuous Improvement, Lean Culture and provides instruction on how to use Lean tools such as PDCA, The Seven Wastes for offices and plants, Standard Work, 5S, Fish bones and 5W's, and Business Process Mapping. The session finishes up with sessions on how to practically apply the techniques to your workplace. Take advantage of special early bird pricing, if booked more than 30 days before program date price is $1995.00. If booked within 30 days of program start price is $2,095.00.


Obtendrá beneficios económicos al reducir costo a través de la optimización de procesos; será capaz de diseñar planes de análisis de problemas relacionando los objetivos de la empresa y las características del entorno, obtener la excelencia operacional, comprenderá mejor los elementos de cambio requeridos para transformar a la organización y su cultura; tendrá mejora de procesos, reduciendo costos, dirigiendo de manera más efectiva equipos de trabajo, incrementando su desarrollo como líder de la compañía.


Velkommen til Kaizen™ Lean Green belt sertifisering! Kurset går over 2 fulle dager og består av presentasjoner, gruppearbeid og illustrerende øvelser. Kaizen Institute’s Green Belt gir deg en innføring i KAIZEN™ metodikken - Lean beste praksis – utviklet gjennom 75 år av Toyota og videreutviklet av Kaizen Institute, verdensledende innen kontinuerlige forbedringstjenester siden 1985. Kurset gir deg det du trenger for å fortsette å klatre på Lean-modenhetsstigen. Kurset vil gi deg en dypere forståelse av Lean-tilnærmingen, kombinert med brede ferdigheter i Kaizen, slik at du vil bli en sentral bidragsyter i forbedringsarbeidet på din egen arbeidsplass. Gjennom vår internasjonalt anerkjente Green Belt sertifisering vil du styrke din kompetanse, CV og posisjon både i din virksomhet og på arbeidsmarkedet. Ved påmelding registrerer du en epostadresse og vi sender deg mer informasjon ca 1 uke i forkant av kurset. I etterkant sender vi en lenke til eksamensoppgavene, og du gjennomfører testen med alle hjelpemidler, når du selv ønsker.


The goal of the seminar is to get acquainted with the TPM® system (8 columns), the TPM® major losses and the methods of autonomous maintenance. Participants can; contribute to the implementation of TPM®; prevent production disruptions, by applying KAIZEN™ methods and additionally know that comprehensive data collection (visual management) is necessary to combat disruptions.


Who works with Kaizen Institute

A small selection of the clients we serve.


"Kaizen Institute has done a commendable job in promoting KAIZEN™ across Africa, especially in East Africa. With many organizations trained and on the path of KAIZEN™, there is significant awareness, learning and capacity enhancement. We at BIDCO across Africa have been one of the earliest clients and we continue to be a staunch believer and promoter of KAIZEN™ in every process and business!"

Vimal Shah - Founder Director BIDCO Africa, Kenya

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