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Kaizen

Course ID KAIZENASQ
Format Web-based

Kaizen creates a culture of continuous improvement where all employees are actively engaged in improving the company. Explore the fundamentals of kaizen including its purpose and relationship to lean. Understand and explain the benefits of kaizen improvements and describe the phases of a kaizen event.

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This interactive, easy-to-navigate course will explain the fundamentals of kaizen, including its purpose, benefits, and how it relates to lean. Learners will also learn about the phases of a kaizen event and how to incorporate the plan-do-check-act into kaizen initiatives. Pulling it all together, learners will discover how easy it is to incorporate kaizen into day-to-day activities with a real-world example.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 0.05
  • Length: 0.5 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 0.05
  • Audience: New to Quality
  • Provider: ASQ - Online
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the fundamentals behind kaizen, including its purpose and relationship to lean
  • Explain the benefits of kaizen improvements
  • Describe the phases of a kaizen event

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this course. For a beginner to lean, it is recommended to complete the Introduction to Lean Principles course prior to this course, but not required.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who is interested in learning how kaizen can be a useful tool for promoting continuous improvement, or anyone who needs a refresher on the basics of kaizen.
Outline
  1. Introduction
    1. Value Definition
    2. Value Stream
    3. Value Stream Mapping
    4. Benefits
    5. Value Stream Map vs. Process Map
    6. Terminology
    7. VSM Symbols and Icons
    8. Mapping Process Overview
  2. Current State Value Stream Mapping
  3. Future State Value Stream Mapping
Details

Format


This is an online, self-paced course that can be started at any time.

Materials

None

Additional Notes

None

System Requirements
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Registration Email

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Technical Requirements

  • Computer – PC or Macintosh
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • For instructor-led virtual WebEx courses, a speakerphone or telephone headset in a designated room or space with no distractions (preferred)

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WebEx – Virtual Course: Advance Preparation and Student Information

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Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Web-based

Internet-based, self-paced training modules, which may involve combinations of text, visuals, audio, interactive simulations and quizzes (see specific courses for features and tools).  These web-based courses require a computer and Internet access.

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