This training is a two-day program consisting of lectures and practical exercises aimed at leveling up the production site.

・The theories and knowledge necessary to address challenges faced in the field
・Skill JI for implementing improvements and achieving concrete results

Improvements led by manufacturing supervisors and leaders who possess both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, as well as the ability to manage people, are likely to produce effective and tangible results.

This is a TPS practical training session conducted by an officially certified trainer who has supported Toyota’s production sites for over 40 years.

Seminar Overview

title Level Up the Production Site! TPS Practical Dojo (2-Day Edition)
Category TPS Doujo
schedule Decided after consultation *Please let us know your desired date.
Capacity 20 participants (please consult us if more than 20)
Place Our training center (1-84-1 Miyama-cho, Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture)
TEL:(0565)71-5288 Click here for the map
Teacher Tadamasa IshigakiMitsu SuzukiMatsuki-aoyama
Diploma It will be given to you after attending the seminar.
Fee 88,000 yen/person (tax included) *Textbook fee and interpretation fee are separate

Training content

Day 1 AM

How to teach work

        (1)Role of the teacher (definition of instructor)
        (2)Five conditions necessary for a person who teaches (instructor)
        (3)About the Need for Training
        (4)About Incomplete Teaching Methods
        (5)Correct Teaching Methods
        (6)How to teach (demonstration)
        (7)Preparation before teaching
        (9)Work breakdown
        (10)Practical training (demonstration & training)
Day 1 PM and Day 2

Basics of TPS

1. Importance of cost reduction
        (1)Corporate purpose
        (2)Importance of cost reduction

2. Basic concept of Toyota Production System
        (1)Aim of Toyota Production System
        (2)Two pillars of Toyota Production System
        (3)Kanban and material flow
        (4)Lot production and leveled production
        (5)Three basic principles of JIT
        (6)Two pillars of Toyota Production System
        (7)Difference between automation and jidokatization
        (8)Another jidoka
        (9)Built-in quality

3. Idea of improvement
        (1)Work improvement and equipment improvement
        (2)Purpose of improvement
        (3)Recognizing waste
        (4)work and waste
        (5)Types of waste
        (6)Apparent efficiency and true efficiency
        (7)How to think when coming up with an idea

4. Standard Work
        (1)What is standard work?
        (2)Standard work conditions
        (3)Characteristics and Three Elements of Standard Work”
        (4)Standard Work Combination Sheet


1.Understanding and considering current issues
        (1)Measuring working time
        (2)Measuring element work time
        (3)Manual time/automatic feed/walking time
        (4)Extracting problems (3 steps, 1 person work)
        (5)Summary of problems (by group)
        (6)Explanation of the problem (with demonstration)

2. Consideration and implementation of improvement plans
        (1)Consider the layout for 2-process/2-person work
        (2)Confirmation of improvement plans and explanation of TPS method
        (3)Practice according to improvement steps
        (4)Verification based on the principle of improvement
        (5)Root Cause Analysis ⇒ The 5 Whys
        (6)Comparison and verification of improvement effects
        (7)Improvement practices and horizontal expansion
        (8)Measuring work time after improvement

3.Save people and strengthen workplace capabilities
        (1)Confirmation of improvement effect
        (2)Purpose of the Suggestion System
        (3)How to Promote Labor Reduction Using a Yamazumi Chart
        (4)Key Points for Utilizing Personnel through Labor Reduction
        (5)Workplace management methods to increase workplace power

TPS practice dojo with video

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Open 08:30 – 17:30
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