7 IE Tools

Have Kaizen activities been carried out smoothly at your company’s production site?

  1. Your factory leaders and staff have basic understanding of Kaizen, but don’t know where and how to start your Kaizen activities?
  2. The result of waste elimination activities does not meet your company’s expectation?
  3. You have little opportunities to take part in courses focusing on useful and effective tools for Kaizen?


  • Duration:
  • Language:
  • Training venue:
  • Training method:
3 days
At client’s company as required
Active learning through excercises, case study and group discussion etc.


  • Have a basic knowledge of 7 Industrial Engineering (IE) tools and their applications.
  • Be able to apply 7 IE tools to production site.
  • Be able to conduct Kaizen activities by using 7 IE tools.


  • Middle and junior factory managers (Chief, Foreman, Supervisor etc.) in the production management department or in charge of Kaizen activities.


Part 1: Basic principles of Kaizen (Improvement) and IE Part 2: Productivity improvement with 7 IE tools 
Part 3: 7 IE tools applications and action plan for Kaizen activities   
Part 4: Action Plan 


Until April 2017
189Participants have joined this course.
75Companies have used our service for this course.
100%Participants evaluate the course is "Useful" (In which, "Very useful" is 69%)
99%Participants evaluate the consultant is "Good" (In which, "Very good" is 61%)

Participants' feedback

"I get more knowledge to conduct kaizen activities at production site. "

(A participant from Public course, 2015)

"Know how to apply IE tools to analyze and improve productivity. "

(A participant from Public course, 2015)


"7 IE tools" pamphlet 

For the sample of training material please send your request to us here.


To enhance participants’ practical skills, it's recommended that companies not only conduct training program, but also hold follow-up program to continuously support participants' implementation after the training.

Duration: 1 day (1 month after training)

  • Participants review and deepen the knowledge and skills
  • Participants learn how to put knowledge into actual practice at their workplace
  • Participants notice their weaknesses and learn how to improve them

    ※ For more details, click here


    The 5 follow-up days shall ensure that participants are capable in using their new skills and confidently applying such skills to solve actual issues at their workplace. 

    Duration: 6 months (8 days for training and consulting)


    • Understand the basic knowledge and usage of the seven tools and use them for on-site kaizen activities
    • Utilize the opportunities to apply the knowledge of IE seven tools learned in the training into actual practice and workplace
      Step 1: Training on 7 IE tools (3 days)

      ↓(month later)

      Step 2: 1st Follow-up "Process analysis" (1 day)
      • Each group reports their implementation for last month 
      • Trainer gives feedback for each group 

      ↓(month later)

      Step 3: 2nd Follow-up "Operation analysis" (1 day)
      • Similar to Step 2 
      ↓(month later)

      Step 4: 3rd Follow-up "Motion analysis" (1 day)
      • Similar to Step 3 
      ↓(month later)

      Step 5: 4th Follow-up “Time Study” (1 day)
      • Similar to Step 4 
      ↓(month later)

      Step 6: 5th Follow-up (1 day)
      • Groups give presentation of project report

      ※ In addition, we can customize the program based on client's issues, request, and expectation.