Characteristics and Objectives

Characteristics

  • Training by Consultants with a Toyota Motors Background
  • Seminars and Kaizen Training
  • Case Examples
  • Gemba Walks
  • Small guided groups of approximately 20 participants to lead to substantial output
  • Daily group discussions and reflection

Objectives

  • To Study the Background and Structure of Toyota Production System
  • To Analyze and Solve any Problems Participant’s May have Together
  • To Have a Tour of The World’s Highest Level Factory
  • To Learn About Japanese Culture and the Background of the Toyota Production System
  • To Allow for Communication Between Fellow Seminar Members

And more…

  • Spend a day at the Dojo immersed in lean simulations and open discussions with former Toyota executives.
  • Visit the origins of lean and understand the core concepts that can only be seen at the Toyota Kaikan and Toyota Tech Museum
  • Be guided by experienced Toyota trained professionals during your weeklong mission
  • Choose to extend your study trip with a cultural tour in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Nara
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