How long is a Kaizen event?

Kaizen events do not last more than 4 ½ days (Monday morning through Friday morning) - see basic schedule below. There is a half-day pre-event meeting held two to six weeks prior to the event and 30, 60 and 90-day, 6 month and 1 year follow-up meetings.

Monday Tuesday wednesday thursday friday
  • Conceptual Training
  • Review charter
  • Map current process
  • Map current process
  • Measure and analyze current work process
  • Formulate process improvements
  • Continue to formulate process improvements
  • Create and map new process
  • Continue mapping new process
  • Establish standard work results
  • Document new standard operation
  • Present results and celebrate!

See Kaizen Event Agenda for more details.

Program Area
Lean Enterprise
Topic(s)
Lean, Kaizen

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