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.
I was very impressed with the professionalism and preparedness of the Shinka team. The support both before and during the tour was fantastic. It was the right mix of culture and personal development. There were lots of learnings I will take with me.
One of the best weeks of my life. It has changed the way I see my production facility forever!
The Lean Japan Tour has allowed me to learn both professionally and culturally. It has been an invaluable experience to learn through interacting directly with a Japanese sensei. It has been a pleasure experiencing this program in Japan, with the locals always helping us as if we were a relative. The Lean Japan tour is…
The tour has given me the opportunity to understand in a practical way what I learned theoretically. I have checked that the theory is possible to put in practice. This has been the first time that I have felt the lean manufacturing philosophy first hand. Congratulations to the Shinka Team. The organisation has been perfect…
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