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.
The Kaizen Coach
Consultant Mike Wroblewski offers advice on how a Kaizen Coach can get the most out of their kaizen team. With many years of practical experience as a Kaizen Coach, the advice Mike offers will add tremendous value no matter if you are new to Kaizen or an experienced practitioner.
- 0:29 - What it means to be a Kaizen Coach
- 1:05 - Being a Coach
- 3:17 - Trusting the Kaizen Process
- 3:44 - Being passionate
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.