Toyota Kata: The link between Hoshin Kanri & TWI Programs.

Join this one-day globally recognized simulation illustrating in a realistic, fun, and playful way the interaction between  Hoshin Kanri, Toyota Kata and the TWI J Programs. The day is filled with AHA experiences and fun exercises. 

The goal of the day...

is that you learn and practice Improvement Kata, Coaching Kata and how they work with the TWI programs. You will be trained in the application and in how you can use the methods in your organization.  You can use the method to create a culture of improvement that consists of skills, common language and a short learning cycle. This still ensures good development in your Lean work. You will also get an insight into what it takes as a basis for organizing you into a possible Kata start-up.

Toyota Kata

The link between Hoshin Kanri & TWI Programs.

Whether you have worked with Hoshin Kanri (Policy Deployment), the TWI programs or Lean in your company, it will make sense to acquire knowledge about Toyota Kata. Toyota Kata link the overall strategy together with TWI training programs and furthermore pull for the relevant Lean tools depending on the obstacles you meet in your improvement effort.


In the Toyota Kata Process you will set goals and try to achieve these through a structured pattern both for improvement (Improvement Kata) and for learning (Coaching Kata).

The day will consist of:

  • How Toyota Kata link to both Hoshin Kanri and the TWI programs.
  • Theory and practice on Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata.
  • Practical and fun simulation of a production flow, with endless ways of experimenting, thereby practicing Kata Coaching.
  • Opportunity to experience being both a learner and a coach in an organization.
  • To experience the connection between the company's vision and daily learning.

Practical information

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Place: Rævebjerg 12, 6000 Kolding
  • Language: Danish 🇩🇰
  • Price: DKK 4,450, - excl. VAT
  • Trainer: Torben Kjær-Christensen
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