Lean Japan Tour – March 2019 – Shinka Management Kaizen Tour
The March 2019 Lean Japan Tour will visit Tokyo and Nagoya
The March 2019 Lean Japan Tour will be held on Sunday 3rd March through Saturday 9th March, and will include lean seminars, practical kaizen training and visits to factories for meetings with senior management.
Example Itinerary (subject to change)
Sunday: Arrive Tokyo
Tokyo sightseeing / free time
Orientation & Japanese business etiquette seminar
Monday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
Lean leadership in Japan
Toyota factory tour – Toyota Body Seiko plant visit
Tuesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
TPS and standard work analysis seminar
Suzaki Industries plant tour (Toyota supplier)
Wednesday: Nagoya – Practical Training
Practical kaizen training
Hands-on kaizen simulation
Sightseeing to local castle
Thursday: Nagoya – Site Visits
Metal One Isuzu plant tour (steel coil processing)
Mitsubishi Motors plant tour (final assembly plant)
Friday: Tokyo – Site Visit & Debriefing
Taikoh Transportation site tour (Toyota logistics)
Saturday: Tokyo – Recovery and Sightseeing
What our tour participants have said…
The Shinka lean study mission of Japan offers participants an opportunity to see what is possible in undertaking world class manufacturing. The insights that are possible on tours like this can really challenge what you think are the real key success factors for implementation and enhance the chance of success in your own journey.
To do a lean learning tour with Shinka is definitely highly recommended. As lean is a personal journey for everyone who is involved in this topic, it doesn’t matter at which point of your journey you are in. At each level of personal experience there is a lot that you can take home with you.…
Had the pleasure to accompany Ben and clients on the 2007 Lean Japan Tour. I had worked with many Japanese, ASEAN, UK and US firms and as such have participated in benchmarking assignments and tours of their operations. Some involved attending and presenting at various strategy, productivity and quality management conferences. In that context, I…
Wow. What a great experience not just from a learning perspective but also a great cultural experience as well. From the start the group came together really well. It was a perfect mix of practical and theory, and to gain an insight into the Toyota Production System and see it in action at all the…
Amazing experience, exceptional learning. If you want to learn about Lean go on this tour!
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