Intro to Kaizen

Participants learn about Kaizen as a change strategy. How Kaizen is different from traditional “innovation” and how making small, incremental changes can have big impacts on businesses, careers, relationships, and health.

Attendees will leave understanding what Kaizen is, why it works well with human physiology, and how to apply Kaizen to any area of their job or life. This training has been enthusiastically received in Software companies, manufacturing, food service, and even a custom auto garage.

Attendees will learn:

  • The history of Kaizen and what Kaizen really is (and what it’s not)
  • Why Kaizen has large impacts on businesses
  • Why Kaizen is a good change strategy, compatible with our human brains
  • 5 techniques to put Kaizen to use TODAY

Who should attend:

  • Business owners
  • Executives
  • Managers at all levels
Speaker

Eric Burton

Lean Manufacturing Consultant at University of Utah MEP Center

Eric Burton is an Expert Lean Consultant at the University of Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnership, where he develops and delivers targeted operational excellence consulting to in-state manufacturers, including: KPIs and Visual Management systems, Daily Kaizen employee engagement systems, and Rapid Improvement/Sprint events.

Eric’s operational excellence foundation comes from US Synthetic where he worked as Continuous Improvement Manager when they were awarded the Shingo Prize for Operational excellence in 2011. Eric has a track record of successful application of Lean and Operational Excellence across multiple industries and in multiple countries. Eric has served as Director of Manufacturing for MityLite, Director of Global continuous improvement for Tahitian Noni International, and as a Senior Project Manager with the Manufacturing Partnership under NIST. Eric holds an Associate’s of Applied Science from Utah Valley University.

April 21, 2021

11:00am - 1:00pm
COST: FREE
Lunch and learn

MTECH Lehi Campus
2301 Ashton Blvd
Lehi, UT 84043

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