Date(s) – 12/08/2020 – 14/08/2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lean Leadership Master Class | Online
Date and Time: 12-14 August 2020, 9:00am – 12:00pm Tokyo Time | View in your timezone
Format: Three 3-hour sessions held over consecutive days | Maximum 20 participants
Pricing: USD 695 per person | USD 5,950 per company
The Lean Leadership Master Class is designed for senior and middle managers who are interested in fostering a culture of continuous improvement within their organisation. The training is led by Hyodo Sensei, a long-time leader in Toyota Production System training and former factory manager at the Toyota factory in Japan responsible for the manufacture of the HiAce vehicle. Hyodo Sensei shares his experience on how to implement and sustain a culture of continuous improvement.
This program covers key topics of lean manufacturing with a focus on the philosophy and tools of the Toyota Production System as well as lean leadership and staff development to sectors outside of automotive. The course will go beyond theory to discuss how lean thinking can be implemented and sustained within a company.
The master class will be led by Hyodo Sensei, a long-time leader in Toyota Production System training and 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 (kaizen training arm) of that Toyota factory providing lean training courses for companies in Toyota’s supply chain and Toyota factory tours, and hosts the training component of the Shinka Management Lean Japan Tour.
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
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.
Particularly relevant sectors include manufacturing, food and beverage, mining, wholesale & retail trade, logistics and transport.
This master class is delivered over three 3-hour sessions and will focus on the application of lean principles and the Toyota Production System (TPS) to sectors outside of automotive. The course will go beyond theory to discuss how lean thinking can be implemented and sustained within a company.
- TPS principles
- Developing human assets
- Role of top management
- 5S and visual management
- Standardized work creation
- Continuous improvement culture
The content of this program is consistent with our open registration and on-site Lean Leadership Master Class, excluding the factory tour component. A more detailed description can be found on our Kaizen Training page.
Please complete the registration form below, or on the bottom of the Lean Online Training Courses page. One of our team will follow up with a confirmation and an invoice for registration. For questions or initial registrations of interest, please contact us.