Kaizen Tools and 7 Lean Wastes

Online Course

Online Course

Course Description

Kaizen refers to the philosophy or practice of continual improvement using Kaizen tools and techniques to reduce or eliminate wastes from work processes. Through this course, you will gain insights into 7 Kaizen tools which can be applied to remove the 7 wastes from your work processes.

Who Will Benefit

This course is specially designed for personnel who are involved with the implementation of Kaizen and members of the Kaizen work team.

Learning Objectives

  • Achieve detailed understanding of Kaizen Tools and 7 Lean Wastes model
  • Know the benefits and applications of the 7 Kaizen tools
  • Gain an understanding of the categories of the 7 Lean wastes

Course Agenda

  • Have a clear understanding of the following 7 Kaizen Tools:
    • Spaghetti chart
    • Before/after chart
    • Time observation sheet
    • Standard work combination sheet
    • Target sheet
    • Kaizen newspaper
    • Kaizen implementation plan
  • Have a clear understanding of the following 7 wastes:
    • Transportation
    • Inventory
    • Motion
    • Waiting
    • Overproduction
    • Over processing
    • Defects
  • Be able to relate and apply the Kaizen tools and techniques to project work


The course employs a variety of training tools such as content-embedded assessment and other interactive exercises to enhance the learning experience. Easily accessible via your preferred choice of device, the course allows you to log in and learn whenever, wherever.

The cumulative duration of the program is about 45 minutes, after which you will be required to pass a quiz to receive your e-certificate with a unique ID.


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