Benchmark Tours

The best practice tour is an integral part of the continuous improvement journey of any organization committed to excellence. Teams are motivated by visiting best in class companies and seeing best practice. The host companies are often honoured with awards in their respective sectors. These tours offer a "behind the scenes" view into the operational, management and people development aspects of the tour partner's company.

We organise public tours or tailored tours by request for leadership teams committed to taking the important step of going through an eye-opening experience together.


Japan Kaikaku Experience

Why do I have to take the long journey to Japan?

Lean Tours Kaizen

There is no experience quite like going to the source and learning from organizations practicing for more than 50 years. The Japan Kaikaku Experience offers a unique view into some of the most advanced examples of operational excellence and supply chain management following the kaizen methodology that can be found anywhere in the world. Our extensive network of benchmark companies allows us to welcome participants from around the world on a remarkable tour and experience world class companies in Japan. We combine visits to the host companies, question and answer periods, customized training, guest speakers and facilitated strategy development discussion.

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Local Best Practice Tours

Kaizen Institute offers a variety of benchmarking tours worldwide. We partner with clients to create a community best practices sharing in operational excellence and learning from each other.

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Lean Office

Visit one of our best in class offices. We offer a visitor tour programme that includes an introduction to kaizen and how its methods can help you to become lean in administrative processes, followed by an in-depth tour to see how we put these principles into action in our professional service business.

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Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0026 
Tel: +81 (0) 3 5847 8245
Fax: +81 (0) 3 5747 7901 

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