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Kaizen: Lean Tool to Engage Employees, Cut Wastes


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Kaizen is a proven, dynamic Lean tool to engage employees and gain support that drives continuous quality improvements throughout your organization. In this 60-minute webinar, learn how to actively empower employees to spot and eliminate waste in your processes. You and your team will learn how to:

  • Successfully perform a Kaizen event for significant improvements
  • Quickly & effectively implement Kaizen in your organization
  • Engage employees & build buy-in with Kaizen practices
  • Create your 8-week Kaizen plan & team structure for success
  • Utilize Kaizen to drive continuous improvements in quality system

Program Highlights

  • Kaizen & Lean Practices to Build Continuous Quality Improvements

    • Key concepts of Kaizen to reduce cost, defects, cycle time & other waste
    • Effective ways to make small, manageable changes in your organization
    • Ways to set up team structures and motivate employees to improve quality
  • Engaging Employees for Quality Success: Five Steps for Idea Generation & Buy-in

    • Essential Spaghetti Diagrams & brainstorming techniques
    • Performing a "Kaizen Events" vs. traditional Kaizen methods
    • How to successfully incorporate Kaizen into your Lean initiatives
    • Tips to create a culture that encourages ideas and participation
  • Kaizen Essentials: Eliminate Waste & Drive Quality Improvements

    • 8 wastes of Lean - and how this relates to Kaizen
    • How to improve communication between employees with Kaizen
    • Steps to stop errors immediately in your products & services
  • Question and Answer Session - Hear expert answers to real-world Kaizen questions!

About The Speaker

Anthony Manos is a Catalyst with Profero, Inc., where he provides professional consulting services to organizations focusing on implementing Lean Enterprise. His experience includes:

  • Tony is the co-author of the book "Lean Kaizen: A Simplified Approach to Process Improvement" and author of many articles on Lean and its allied subjects.
  • Mr. Manos is trained and certified by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) U.S. Department of Commerce in all elements of Lean manufacturing.
  • He is an internationally recognized speaker and expert on Lean including Kaizen. As a member of American Society for Quality's (ASQ) faculty, he teaches a two-day course in Lean Enterprise and a one-day course on Kaizen.
  • Over the past five years, he has helped over 100 companies in several aspects of Lean implementation including: Team building, standardized work, 5S workplace organization & visual workplace, quick changeover, plant layout, cellular, kanban, total productive maintenance and kaizen events.

Program Benefits

In this informative 60-minute program you will gain tools that get employees involved, encourages employee input, and builds support for changes that are essential to continuous quality improvements.