Date(s) – 17/04/2016 – 23/04/2016
All Day


Gifu Auto Body


The April 2016 Lean Japan Tour will visit Tokyo and Nagoya

Lean Japan Tour April 2016 Tour Brochure Cover

The April 2016 Lean Japan Tour will be held on Sunday 17th through Saturday 23rd of April, and will include kaizen seminars, practical lean training and visits to factories for meetings with senior management.

For further details of  the tour and to read about past visits see our kaizen tour page.

Contact us to express your interest in participating or download the registration form to sign up now.

The April 2016 tour is targeted at English-speaking professionals from across the globe.

Kaizen Tour Japan 2015

Lean Tour Itinerary (subject to change)

Sunday: Arrive Tokyo
• Tokyo sightseeing / free time
• Japanese business etiquette seminar & orientation

Monday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• Lean implementation in Japan
• Gifu Auto Body 1st tier supplier visit

Tuesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• TPS and standard work analysis seminar
• Pressed components factory visit

Wednesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• Toyota Body Seiko plant visit
• Hands-on kaizen training activities

Thursday: Nagoya & Osaka – Site Visits
• Metal One Isuzu visit
• Toyota production plant tour

Friday: Nagoya – Site Visit & Debriefing
• Hamamatsu City – Lean Government
• Time study and work sampling seminar

Saturday: Tokyo – Recovery and Sightseeing
• Tokyo Sightseeing
• Departure from Narita Airport

Click below to view the July 2015 tour video…