[Web] TPS Practical Training is a web-seminar version of on-site “TPS Practical Training (one-day course)”, more than 9,000 trainees have participated so far.

In the on-site “TPS Practical Training”, trainees learn the concept of TPS through lectures and practical trainings. In the web version, the practical trainings are substituted by watching video of TPS analysis.

The worksheets and text shall be sent in advance and a certificate of completion will be issued after the program.

This training is intended for administrative and supervisory personnel in charge of operations of manufacturing sites and shall be conducted through exercises and group discussions to identify what needs to be learned for their positions.

Overview of Seminar

Title TPS Practical Training June 23rd
Category TPS Doujo
Date Wednesday, June 23, 2021 09:00-16:00 (one hour break) click here for other dates
Capacity 20 participants *Minimum number of participants:2
Method Online/ZOOM *Lecturer is in the Training Center (Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture in Japan)
Lecturer Tadamasa Ishigaki, Tadashi Mori, and Mitsuru Suzuki
Fees 44,000 JPY/person (including tax and text fees)
※Special discount of 10% for group of more than 3 people
(Additional text fees for 11 or more people: 5,000 JPY/person)
Texts Texts will be sent to you by e-mail at least four days before the seminar.
Certificate of Completion We shall issue the certificate by e-mail within one week after the seminar.

Curriculum of Seminar

= Lecture =
1) Purpose of the TPS, Leveling production and Lot production
2) Just-In-Time and Autonomation
3) Built-in Quality and Recognition of Wastes
= Practical Training =
4) Standardized Work
Combination Chart and Time Measurement5) Identifying Problems and Examining KAIZEN Proposals
6) KAIZEN Procedures (Principle of Motion Economy, Working Postures, 5why)
7) Flexible Manpower Line and Strengthen Work-site Effectiveness

1-1 The Basics of TPS

1. Importance of Cost Reduction
        (1)Purpose of the Company
        (2)Importance of Cost Reduction

2. Basic Concept of Toyota Production System
        (1)Aims of Toyota Production System
        (2)Two Pillars of the Toyota Production System
        (3)Kanban and Flow Chart
        (4)Lot Production and Leveling Production
        (5)Three Basic Principles of JIT
        (6)Two Pillars of the Toyota Production System
        (7)Difference Between Automation and Autonomation
        (8)Another Autonomation
        (9)Built-in Quality

3. Concept of KAIZEN (Improvement)
        (1)Operation KAIZEN and Facility KAIZEN
        (2)Purpose of KAIZEN
        (3)Awareness of Wastes
        (4)Work and Waste
        (5)Types of Waste
        (6)Apparent Efficiency and True Efficiency
        (7)Way of Thinking to Come up with Ideas

4. Standardized Work
        (1)What is a Standardized Work
        (2)Conditions of a Standardized Work
        (3)Features and Three Elements of a Standardized Work
        (4)Standardized Work Combination Chart

Practical Training
1-2 Understanding Current Situations and KAIZEN 1-3 Utilization of KAIZEN Effect

1. Understanding and Examining Current Problems
        (1)Measuring Operation Time
        (2)Measuring Operation Element Time
        (3)Manual Operation Time, Automatic Feed, Walking Time
        (4)Identifying Problems (Three Processes by One Person Operation)
        (5)Summary of Problems (by Groups)
        (6)Description of Problems (with Demonstration)

2. Examining KAIZEN Proposals and Practical Training
Examining of Layout for Two Processes by Two-Person Operation         (2)Confirmation of KAIZEN Proposals and Explanation of TPS Method
        (3)Implementation in accordance with Improvement Procedures
        (4)Verification in Accordance with KAIZEN Principles
        (5)Pursuit for Real Cause⇒ Five Times of “Why”
        (6)Comparison and Verification of KAIZEN Effects
        (7)KAIZEN Implementation and Expansion
        (8)Measurement of Operation Time After KAIZEN

1.Flexible Manpower Line and Strengthen of Work-site Effectiveness 
        (1)Verification of KAIZEN Effects
        (2)Purpose of Creativity System
        (3)How to Proceed Flexible Manpower by Workload Analysis Chart
        (4)Points for Personnel Utilization by Flexible Manpower
        (5)Work-site Management Method to Enhance the Work-site Effectiveness

Gemba KAIZEN (Work-site Improvement) Seminar in Video

For the better understanding, you can watch a part of TPS Practical Training by Video

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Cancellation Policy

As for cancellation or reduction of the number of participants, cancellation fee shall be charged
We do not accept cancellations on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays or after 5 PM. We it will be handled at the next business day.
Unless the event is canceled due to our own circumstances, the remittance fee for the refund shall be at your own expense.
– No attendance without notices in advance: 100% of the fee
– Cancellation on the day of the event: 100% of the fee
– Cancellation one to six days before the event: 10% of the fee
– Cancellation before 7 days or more: Free of charge

Discontinuation or Date Transfer, etc.

Due to unavoidable circumstances, such as natural disasters and sudden illness of lecturers, the event may be canceled on the day.
In this case, we will send you an alternative schedule and ask your desire to participate or not.
If you do not wish to participate on the alternative date, you will receive a full refund of the fee.

Minimum number of participants to hold the event

Not meeting the minimum number of participants may result in a cancellation.In case of cancellation, we will contact you one week prior to the date of the event.If you have already paid for the event, you will receive a full refund.

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