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…
I highly recommend the Lean Japan Tour – it provided a very good insight, was well organised and is led by guys who are clearly very passionate for lean and Japan.
Paul, I just wanted to reach out and give my sincere thanks for an amazing week in Japan. You and your team of experts across all areas of business and language gave me an unforgettable experience and reminded me of so many aspects of lean that I had put to one side or taken for…
Paul and Ben from Shinka Management need to be commended for the tour that they ran in Japan. The experience has enlightened and energised me to intensify the lean efforts within our organisation. The tour was packed full of knowledge building as well as relationship building with other participants all whilst experiencing a cultural treat…
I was a part of the November 2013 Lean Japan Tour and would highly recommend it for anyone who is serious about Lean Manufacturing. Ben and Paul are well organised and have put together a great tour. The tour is very enjoyable and a great insight into Lean manufacturing. I have come back with a…
From a remote rural engineering company – to the shining lights of Japan’s finest. I have returned overwhelmed from the experience to learn from some of the worlds best manufacturers and absorb decades of experience from my fellow peers. Highly recommended and treat it as a sound investment for your company’s future!
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