Date(s) – 02/02/2017 – 03/02/2017
8:30 am – 4:00 pm




Lean Leadership Training in Singapore

Dates: Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd February 2017
Collaborating Association:
Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore
WMRAS, 62 Ubi Road 1, #08-06, Oxley Bizhub 2, Singapore 408734

The Lean Leadership Master Class is an opportunity to learn from one of the world’s leading lean management practitioners and trainers. As a veteran Toyota factory manager and kaizen leader, Akinori Hyodo has built a 40-year career fostering the Toyota Production System within Toyota, its supply-chain, and more recently within non-automotive companies.

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Hyodo Sensei

The master class will be led by Hyodo Sensei, a former factory manager at the Toyota factory in Japan responsible for the manufacture of the HiAce vehicle. Now retired as a factory manager, Hyodo Sensei heads the Toyota Dojo (Toyota Group Training Facility) of HiAce factory providing lean training courses for companies in Toyota’s supply chain, and hosts the training component of the Shinka Management Kaizen Tour run in Japan.

Career highlights include:

- Factory Manager Toyota Parts Factory
- Factory Manager at Toyota Assembly Plant
- 13-year member and leader of All-Toyota Kaizen Promotion Team
- 27 years leading TPS Development within the No.1 ranked Toyota factory for quality
- Consulted globally with a wide range of non-automotive companies

Lean Training Toyota Sensei

Who is this for?

This master class is designed for senior managers and lean practitioners interested in fostering a culture of continuous improvement within their organisation. You will learn first-hand about how process improvement is achieved within Japan’s leading companies, and more importantly, how to implement these practices within your operations.

This training will be run in collaboration with the Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS) and presented by lean consultants Shinka Management.

Topics Covered

This two-day lean leadership training will focus on the application of lean principles and the Toyota Production System (TPS) to sectors outside of automotive, including application to the Waste Management and Recycling sector. The course will go beyond theory to discuss how lean thinking can be implemented and sustained within organisations.

Day One
- TPS principles
- Developing human assets
- Role of top management
- Video walk-through of a Japanese factory

Day Two
- 5S and visual management
- Standardized work creation
- Continuous improvement culture
- Practical kaizen training session

The course will also include an overview of the operations at the Toyota HiAce factory in Japan.


For questions or information regarding registration, please contact us.