The Kaizen Way
A deep understanding of Kaizen, which means to change for the better, will change the way you look at process improvement forever. In this course, which is also from the School of Lean, you'll learn what Kaizen is as well as how to run a kaizen event. To be sure, continuous improvement projects don't have to take months to complete. In fact, a Six Sigma project may include one, or more, kaizen events as the team works to improve the process.
D.L. Martin Kaizen Event Summary
Hear a detailed explanation of how D.L. Martin Co. executed an actual 5S and Layout kaizen event. In this video you'll see how they train their employees, how they 5S an area, and how they actually piloted a one piece flow simulation in preparation for a follow-up kaizen event. Finally, during this video you'll hear (and see) how they prepare and execute the kaizen event report out for senior management.
- 0:52 - Matt’s background
- 1:40 - The objective of the Kaizen Event
- 1:59 - Day One
- 3:46 - Day Two
- 4:30 - Day Three
- 5:10 - Day Four
- 9:19 - Report outs at D.L. Martin
- 14:26 - Final advice