Date(s) – 09/11/2014 – 15/11/2014
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The Australian Industry Group Lean Japan Tour will visit Tokyo and Nagoya in November 2014

Lean Japan Tour Nov 2014The November 2014 Australian Industry Group Lean Japan Tour will be held on Sunday 9th through Saturday 15th of November. The lean study tour will include lean management seminars, lean training and visits to several companies for discussions with senior management and factory visits.

For further details of  the tour and a list of factories that we visit see our lean tours page.

Contact us to express your interest in participating.
Early-bird registration closes 15th August 2014.

Lean Tour Itinerary

Sunday: Arrive Tokyo Narita

  • Tokyo sightseeing
  • Evening briefing and dinner

Monday: Briefing and Factory Visit
• Lean implementation in Japan
• Latest manufacturing trends
Japanese Business Etiquette
• Factory visit (TBC)

Tuesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• Hi-Ace weld & assembly plant visit
• Pressed component plant visit

Wednesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• Seat track plant visit
• Practical applications of TPS

Thursday: Nagoya – Site Visits
• Toyota site and museum tour
• Rinnai visit

Friday: Nagoya – Site Visit & Debriefing
• Chuo Malleable Iron
• Review Session

Saturday: Tokyo – Recovery
• Tokyo Sightseeing (Akasaka and Akihabara)
• Departure from Narita Airport