Kaizen Approach to Healthcare

All short courses are delivered 100% online and structured to fit the schedules of busy professionals.

Program Content & Structure

The following objectives will be achieved as part of the program content

  • Define Kaizen
  • Identify the length of a typical Kaizen event
  • Identify the three segments of improvement opportunity
  • Identify characteristics and components of Kaizen events
  • Identify components of the Kaizen communication process
  • Identify the characteristics of a Kaizen culture

Organizations we have worked with

Why this program?

The course outlines the requirements for an efficient rapid improvement (Kaizen) event and describes the benefits that a successful Kaizen event can offer for health service organizations. A relevant health sector case study provides a context for the concepts taught and course learnings are reinforced through review questions at the end.

Who is this program for?

This program is aimed at health professionals such as Quality Administrators, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Laboratory Technologists and Program Managers from organizations across the health sector including hospitals, health authorities, mental health and addictions, youth services, long term care, public and community health.

Learn from leaders

All our Lean Healthcare belt programs are developed and delivered by accomplished Lean Healthcare and clinical experts. Experts who have worked at the coalface and have tangible experience putting theory to practical use in real world environments.

Shrikant Kelkar

With over 10 years of experience working with multiple Fortune 500 companies across Asia, Europe and North America, Shrikant has coached teams on strategy development, process improvement using Lean methodologies, and has helped build high performing teams at the front line. A mechanical engineer, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a co-active life coach, Shrikant developed his passion for continuous improvement and Lean thinking whilst working at FedEx in the Middle East in a strategy...

Key Information

Kaizen focuses on the principles and methods of daily continuous improvement, and builds the foundation for implementing Lean principles in the organization. Kaizen events are organized as the continuous search for opportunities for all processes to get better. Kaizen uses Lean tools and practices such as 5S, poka yoke, leveling, and Kanban to achieve these goals. This course focuses on Kaizen. It introduces key Kaizen concepts, types, and Kaizen events. The course outlines the requirements for an efficient Kaizen event and describes the benefits that a successful Kaizen event can offer to healthcare organizations.

Completion Timeframe
2 hours

Program Fees & Enrolment

The program fees per region are outlined below. All prices are exclusive of tax.

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Europe - Ireland

Co. Cork,
P24 AD90

Tel: +353 (21) 4855863

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com

North America - Canada

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Toronto, ON,
M4T 1N5,

Tel: +1 (416) 637 5074

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Oceania - Australia

LEI Group Australia
1/76 Heller St
VIC 3055

Tel: + 61 (03) 9854 6136

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com