Continuous Improvement Program Audit

Overview Continuous improvement programs (CIP) have many moving parts and utilize a variety of tools and techniques throughout an organization. CAP, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Process Re-Engineering, Value Stream Mapping, SMED and other programs are often not integrated and managed as one program. Group50’s Continuous Process Improvement Services and Continuous Improvement Audit is designed to provide senior leaders with a view of how well their program(s) are performing. The audit provides a full overview of the key elements of a sustainable CIP and reports back gaps and recommendations.


  • Identify the full scope of continuous improvement activities in a company or location
  • Understand management support and leadership
  • Evaluation of employee skill levels and engagement
  • Review the effectiveness of the tools utilized
  • Create recommendations for improvement and sustainability

Length of Audit 1 – 2 days per location

Focus of Audit

  • Leadership commitment
  • Employee training and engagement
  • Corrective action
  • Tool utilization
  • CIP results
  • Strategies and tactics for continuous improvement
  • Sustainability


  • Data review
  • Interviews
  • Audits of tool utilization, training, leadership support, visual cues, corrective action, planning

Conclusions The assessment report will provide a gap analysis of the CIP program at a company’s location and provide a set of recommendations on how to elevate CIP performance and sustainability. The audit report will identify areas of focus by the leadership team, report on the effectiveness of the utilization of the primary tools and also provide a view of additional activities the organization can undertake to improve its program.

For more information or scheduling, contact: Group50® Consulting at (909) 949-9083 or or request more information here

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