Kaizen : Foundation Course on Operational Excellence
Operational excellence helps in providing products and services to the customers
at better quality, at affordable prices and on time. Adding value by eliminating
waste is at the heart of operational excellence systems. Organizations rely more
and more on operational excellence to differentiate and compete in the market.
Operational Excellence are implemented with a set of principles, systems, and tools
that aim at achieving sustainable improvements of key performance metrics. It also
inculcates discipline and better people engagement within organizations.
This program aims to inspire participants to understand and apply the concepts of
operational excellence in their jobs. It introduces core concepts, frameworks, methodologies
of widely adopted operational excellence systems in manufacturing and services sectors.
The program introduces the evolution of Kaizen thinking, various principles, and
the shifts required in managerial, engineering, and manufacturing thinking to achieve
The program deals with the concepts of Muda, Mura and Muri, the 3 Mu’s of Kaizen,
and practices of 5S Framework, Just in Time (JIT) philosophy, and Kanban systems.
In addition, the course imparts techniques with relation to the soft skill and organizational
aspects such as employee engagement and change management.
Who can enroll?
This course is ideal for students completing their engineering or business management
programmes. It is also suitable for young engineers and managers working in the
manufacturing sector. The course is essential for existing and potential employees
who are expected to understand the basics of operational excellence.