Date(s) – 18/05/2014 – 24/05/2014
All Day


Gifu Auto Body

No Categories

The Australian Industry Group Lean Japan Tour will visit Tokyo and Nagoya in May 2014

Japan-Tour-2013-CoverThe 2014 Ai Group Lean Japan Tour will be held on Sunday 18th through Saturday 24th of May. The lean study tour will include a lean management seminar provided by the Japan Management Association Consultants 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 14th February 2014.

Lean Tour Itinerary

Sunday: Arrive Tokyo Narita

  • Tokyo sightseeing
  • Evening briefing and dinner

Monday: JMA Consultants Briefing
• Lean implementation in Japan
• Latest manufacturing trends
Japanese Business Etiquette

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