TPS Leadership Masterclass with Sensei Ritsuo Shingo

TPS Leadership Masterclass with Sensei Ritsuo Shingo

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Learn TPS from the source

Does Toyota use VSM? Why does Toyota use 4S and not 5S? Has Shigeo Shingo practiced "Lean"? 

Sensei Ritsuo Shingo has been practicing and teaching Toyota Production System for over 50 years. In fact he was the one who contributed the acronym SMED to the literature. 

In this course you will have chance to learn the principles of TPS from the source based on real-life experience. 

Content: 5 live sessions with Sensei Ritsuo Shingo over the concepts of TPS

What you will learn?

  • Important concepts of Toyota Production System from the first mouth
  • Sensei Shingo's own improvements for TPS through 50 years of practice
  • Practical information from within Toyota
  • Networking and sharing experience with other TPS practitioners
  • Working on problems and cases with the Sensei

Did you know?

  • Sensei Shingo established the first Toyota plant in China and served as president
  • He translated Shigeo Shingo's Green book in 1976 and coined the term SMED
  • He is one of the most experienced TPS practitioners with 50 years as he was taught by his father Shigeo Shingo in 70s.

Program Content

Module 1: Principles of TPS

  • JIT - Pull, Frequent Delivery, Kanban
  • Built-in Quality (TQM)
  • Jidoka - Automation with human touch
  • Systems thinking in TPS - Upstream and downstream
  • Working with suppliers (selecting and qualifying supplie

Module 2: Elimination of waste

  • DA-RA-RI Principle (Muda, Mura, Muri)
  • Reduction of Lead Time
  • SMED - Setup Time Reduction

Module 3: Organising work and workplace

  • Standardised work (Hyojunka)
  • Visual Management
  • 4S

Module 4: Improving and sustaining

  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Kaizen - Practicing continuous Improvement 
  • Jishuken - Management Kaizen

Module 5: Building people (Hitozukuri)

  • Team work
  • Training
  • Managing difficult people
  • Future of workplace (robots vs humans)

Class Information

Start Date: 14th of January 2022, 4pm Central Time.
Duration: 5 live seminars 
Locations: Virtual Classroom / Live Sessions

(times are US Central Time, please convert to your local time) 

Session 1: Friday, 14 January 2022, 16:00 CT
Session 2: Friday, 21 January 2022, 16:00 CT
Session 3: Friday, 28 January 2022, 16:00 CT
Session 4: Friday, 4 February 2022, 16:00 CT
Session 5: Friday, 11 February 2022, 16:00 CT

Sessions are recorded, you view it afterwards if your schedule has conflicts.