Implementing Continuous Improvement Workshop

Workshop Overview
Organizations looking to implement a Continuous Improvement Program methodology will need training and support for their implementation activities. In this workshop, attendees will detail the roadmap that was created in the Business Case for Continuous Improvement workshop. If the organization did not do the previous workshop, the agenda will be changed to get the fundamentals in place. The workshop will provide attendees with fundamental tools and organizational concepts to implement the Continuous Improvement Program, educate team members in the basics of Lean and Six Sigma, demonstrate reporting methods, discuss implementation using real examples and provide the impetus to start the process.


  • Define keys to success in implementing a Continuous Improvement Program utilizing the company’s business strategy and Most Important Goal
  • Expand the project plans and initiatives outlined from the previous workshop
  • Focus the CI program on the company’s Most Important Goal and its strategic objectives
  • Create goals and measurable objectives
  • Train on the fundamentals of Lean Implementation, Six Sigma and templates for team use

Length of Workshop
2+ days – may be longer depending on modules selected and scope of initiative

Who Should Attend

  • Organizations that have attended the Building the Business Case for Continuous Improvement Workshop and are ready to take the initial steps in implementing a strategic Continuous Improvement Program
  • Relevant attendees could include organizations that have attempted to start their own program and are experiencing some implementation or organizational inertia problems achieving the level of success they feel is necessary

Participants Should Include

  • Heads of relevant organizations for initial planning/overview module
  • Program Sponsor (Senior Leader) who will provide the empowerment to the teams and will attend starting and closing sessions to motivate the teams/organization
  • KPO/PMO officer and direct reports or those who will be responsible for the Continuous Improvement Program activities
  • Individuals from other functions tasked to support the change agent organization

Expected Learning

  • Establish the goals and objectives of the Continuous Improvement Program
  • Provide fundamental training in the Continuous Improvement Program methodologies in modular form, customized to the teams participating:
    • Shop Floor Kaizen development training, 5+1 S and practice
    • Identify various kinds of waste
    • Creating simple, sensible data collection to track improvement starting from base line performance
    • 3P – Production Process Preparation Training
    • Tracking the gains
    • Total Productive Maintenance
    • Business process improvement approaches
    • Value stream mapping
    • How to choose initial projects
  • Demonstrate that the Continuous Improvement Program techniques can be used for both shop floor and business process improvement activities
  • With examples as a guideline, provide level of confidence to teams

The participants in Group50’s Implementing Continuous Improvement Workshop will have the fundamental structure in place and the tools needed to commence their Continuous Improvement Program, with the proper focus on the MIG and strategic objectives, as well as a detailed roadmap for the program including methods for tracking results.

For more information or scheduling contact:
Group50® Consulting
Los Angeles, CA
(909) 949-9083

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