Toyota Kata Course

Toyota Kata Training in South Africa

Six Sigma South Africa now supplies Toyota Kata training in Johannesburg, South Africa. If you need more detailed information about this course please download the course outline at the bottom of the page. For further information regarding Six Sigma training, course requirements or consultation. Our Six Sigma consultants are available during SA office hours on +27 (0)21 418 4874.

Participants Benefits
During this workshop, participants will:
Obtain a basic understanding of the Toyota Improvement kata tralectory (i.e. ,Vision/Challenge, Current Condition, Target Condition, Obstacles, PCDA)
Have an appreciation for the value of the Toyota Coaching Kata Methodology (i.e. ,how the value Adders, Learner and first and second Coaches interact)
Gain an appreciation of how the Toyota Improvement and Coaching Kata can rejuvenate a Lean Initiative and supply a basis for moving confidently/successfully into the future.

Course Overview:
Day One
Kata Overview
Direction
Current Condition
Round 1 Simulation (block diagrams, obstacles, exit-cycle times, run charts)
Round 2 Simulation (planned cycle time, run charts, current conditions)
Target Condition
PDCA Cycles (systematic iteration)
Round 3 Simulation (1st PDCA on a selected obstacle)

Day Two
Coaching Kata
Round 4 Simulation (2nd PDCA on a selected obstacle)
Participants experience the roles of Learners and 1st Coach
Overview of Example Kata Journeys. Examples of La-Z Boy and other company Kata deployments and details of their journey
Participants share individual/team observations and participate in group Q&A
Wrap up, evaluations and feedback

How much does the course cost?
The course fee is quoted in the currency of your country. Please contact us for the latest prices and specials. If you are from out of town, we can arrange accommodation within 15 minutes' walk of our centre. Accommodation rates vary depending on the time of year and the standard chosen.