Leading a Kaizen Event in 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

  • Identify characteristics of kaizen
  • Identify the 5-step kaizen process
  • State the size of a typical kaizen team
  • Identify the benefits of a kaizen event in healthcare
  • State the literal definition of kaizen

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Why this program?

This course outlines how to plan, prepare, and implement rapid improvement (Kaizen) events. More specifically, it focuses on the application of Kaizen in healthcare and how Lean practitioners lead Kaizen events in a variety of health settings. 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 Improvement Specialists, Operations Managers, Medical Directors, Nurse Practitioners and Physicians 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.

Chris Chadwick

Chris has extensive experience managing teams and projects within the healthcare and manufacturing industries. He has been able to utilize his training in varied methodologies to complete numerous projects using diverse approaches of Lean, Six Sigma and Shainin. For over ten years, Chris has managed a continuous improvement team as a Lean and Six Sigma Black Belt. During this time, he has enabled organizations to achieve significant cost savings through the development of efficient processes...

Key Information

Kaizen builds the foundation for implementing Lean principles in the organization. Kaizen events are organized as continuous improvement initiatives. They use a variety of Lean tools and practices – including VSM, 5S, poka-yoke, leveling, and kanban – to achieve these goals. This course focuses on kaizen and expands on the basic kaizen concepts covered earlier. The course outlines how to plan, prepare, and implement kaizen events. More specifically, it focuses on the application of kaizen in healthcare and how Lean professionals lead kaizen events in a variety of healthcare settings.

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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Toronto, ON,
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Oceania - Australia

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VIC 3055

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