Big results come from many small changes accumulated over time

"The implementation of shopfloor management, was another important step within our EFQM process and made us the benchmark leader in the meat processing industry."

Ralph Dausch - CEO Kaufland Fleischwaren, Germany

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Welcome to Kaizen Institute
New Zealand

Today KAIZEN™ is positioned as an important pillar of a long-term competitive strategy by many successful corporations.

KAIZEN™ Guiding Principles

  • Good processes bring good results
  • Go see for yourself to grasp the current situation
  • Speak with data, manage by facts
  • Take action to correct root causes of problems
  • Work as a team
  • KAIZEN™ is everybody's business
  • And much more!
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Upcoming Training Courses

You will learn about the philosophy and methods of Total Flow Management and how to use this system for improving process flow within production departments. The flow tools being taught help you to design the production process according to customer needs and to significantly reduce cycle time and inventory.


La produzione è ancora uno dei pilastri delle nostre aziende: per questo è fondamentale lavorare bene sul flusso dei materiali, delle macchine e delle persone e imparare a mantenerlo scorrevole. Lavorare bene sul flusso significa trovare nuove strategie, capaci di superare la sola Lean production, per l’innovazione di prodotto, il miglioramento costante di qualità e servizio, l’aumento della competitività. Per fare questo è necessario contare su persone allenate a costruire il cambiamento e a conquistare obiettivi. Questo KLE serve a imparare come guidare meglio il proprio team, come coinvolgerlo, come motivarlo per produrre risultati, con un’attenzione particolare a mantenere scorrevole il flusso dei materiali, delle macchine e delle persone all’interno dell’azienda. Per supportare la strategia e continuare a ridurre i costi, aumentare la flessibilità, la velocità nell’avviare nuovi prodotti e nel modificare linee, layout e intere supply chain, sviluppandone il pieno potenziale.


He/she can perform in any company; Manufacturing or sevice companies as leaders of improvements teams, those trusted in the constant search of areas of opportunity for the improvement of quality and optimization of processes in products or services. This results in a competitive advantage over other suppliers and generally economic benefits are obtained by reducing operating costs; which directly affects a lower price to the client and better dividends to the partners. The participant works in a scheme that allows him to immediately apply the knowledge acquired in his company. Because the projects that will be managed in the immediate future should be oriented to positively impact the strategic indicators of the business, this, definitely related to active participation, to a greater or lesser extent of all the members of the organization.


This course addresses to the operational efficiency in an industrial environment, allowing to increase productivity, reduce costs and decrease Lead Time in organisations.


Who works with Kaizen Institute

A small selection of the clients we serve.


"Kaizen Institute has done a commendable job in promoting KAIZEN™ across Africa, especially in East Africa. With many organisations trained and on the path of KAIZEN™, there is significant awareness, learning and capacity enhancement. We at BIDCO across Africa have been one of the earliest clients and we continue to be a staunch believer and promoter of KAIZEN™ in every process and business!"

Vimal Shah - Founder Director BIDCO Africa, Kenya

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