Date(s) – 17/05/2015 – 23/05/2015
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The Australian Industry Group Lean Japan Tour will visit Tokyo and Nagoya in May 2015

Lean Japan Tour May 2015 Tour Brochure CoverThe May 2015 Australian Industry Group Lean Japan Tour will be held on Sunday 17th through Saturday 23rd of May. 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 tour page.

Contact us to express your interest in participating or complete the registration form to sign up now.
Early-bird registration closes 14th February 2015.

The May tour is targeted at companies operating in Oceania. For companies operating in other geographies, please consider the July 2015 Kaizen Tour.

Toyota Pressed Components Plant Kanban

Lean Tour Itinerary (subject to change)

Sunday: Arrive Tokyo Narita
• Tokyo sightseeing
• Evening briefing and dinner
Japanese Business Etiquette

Monday: Briefing and Factory Visit
• Food and beverage factory visit (TBC)
• Latest manufacturing trends

Tuesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• Toyota seat track plant visit
• Pressed component plant visit

Wednesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• Toyota pressed components supplier
Toyota Production System Training

Thursday: Nagoya – Site Visits
• Metal One Isuzu factory visit
• Factory visit (TBC)

Friday: Nagoya – Site Visit & Debriefing
• Food and beverage factory visit (TBC)
• Time study and work sampling seminar
• Review Session

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