Welcome to Kaizen Institute

Kaizen Institute Consulting Group enables leaders to achieve their performance dreams through continuous improvement of people, processes and systems. We diagnose problems, create awareness, draw roadmaps, lead implementation, develop experts and coach leaders to sustain business excellence.

We introduced the kaizen methodology to the world in 1985. Today we are a global consultancy active in all sectors. Our 400+ professionals work to advance the continuous improvement body of knowledge. We research, publish and license various publications including books, training materials and online learning.

Kaizen Institute consultants challenge clients to help develop leaders capable of sustaining true continuous improvement in all aspects of their enterprise.



Gemba Academy just launched a batch of 37 new videos

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Gemba Academy was a sponsor of the Lean Kanban North America conference in San Francisco last May. This conference is geared toward IT and software professionals.

Gemba Academy subscribers can now watch the videos of all key presentations at this conference.

The 36 presentations are divided into six groups:

  • Lean Startups
  • Lean Applied
  • Evolving Product Management
  • Kanban
  • Managing Risk
  • Beyond Budgeting

Check out these new presentations in the Events area of Gemba Live!


Kaizen Institute India and Economic Times announce the Economic Times Operational Excellence

Operational Excellence Summit

The event is organized by Economic Times & Kaizen Institute will be acting as a knowledge partner for this event.

Indian economy is projected to become third largest in the coming decade and is seen as investment destination for various industries and sector including manufacturing, healthcare, jewellery and infrastructure. Needless to say, that while these sector continue outbound development, a crucial element of growth will be economies of scale and efficiency in the entire process chain. Given the scenario, the importance of operational excellence in pacing up nation's process cannot be undermined.

Economic Times Operational Excellence summit is an endeavor to bring various industry stakeholders together on single platform and discuss strategies and steps which will ensure today's dream turns into tomorrow's reality!

Fore more information take a look into the summit pdf


The Lean guru and Kaizen Institute Consulting Group founder will be giving a key note speech


The Lisim Conference will feature Masaaki Imai as one of the key note speaker where he will be sharing his experience with Kaizen and helping companies achieve continuous Improvement.

The conference takes place between 14 and 15 August and will allow participants to be part of discussions, networking and get to know the beautiful country of Colombia. 

Kaizen Institute Consulting Group Colombia hopes to see a full house and to exchange lean knowledge with all the participants.

Both Kaizen Institute Hungary and Spain improved their website with a fresh new design

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After Portugal it was time for Spain and Hungary to update their website with online event booking, success stories database and a rich glossary.

With the new website improvements visitors have a better user experience due to the simpler and leaner look.

Spain website also offers a rich newsletter section with the great client projects and continuous improvement examples.


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Kaizen Institute Consulting Group
Global Operations

Europe / Middle East / Africa

Zug 6300 Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0) 41 725 42 80
Fax: +41 (0) 41 725 42 89

North / Latin America

7137 East Rancho Vista Drive B11
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 USA
Tel: +1 888 464 3622
Fax: +1 480 320 3479

Asia Pacific

Kabuto-cho Dai-ichi Bldg, 3F
5-1 Nihonbashi Kabuto-cho
Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0026 
Tel: +81 (0) 3 5847 8245
Fax: +81 (0) 3 5747 7901

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