Next Course Date: 

Elements of the Kaizen training curriculum have been incorporated into the Lean Six Sigma training, which is next scheduled for October 18-19 and 24-25, 2017.

For more information or to submit a request to attend, refer to Lean Six Sigma training.

Course Description:

This is a 1-day course.

Kaizen is a team-based process improvement technique focused on removing waste from an observable, repeatable process. Originally developed in Japan, Kaizen projects are scoped to be small in time completion (typically 1‐5 days involvement for most team members). 5S techniques are also introduced in this course.

Course Materials:

You will need a UW-Madison Net ID to access the course materials

  • Course workbook
  • Supplemental readings and videos                   
Trained Staff:   UW-Madison trained staff as of December 2015