Kaizen Events are focused improvement activities designed to improve a process or work area. They emphasize on the elimination of unnecessary non-value added activities. This will result in improved quality, efficiency, delivery, cost saving, standardized systems and employee engagement. You can think of a Kaizen event as a continuous improvement activity at the micro level as opposed to some of the other large-scale efforts such as Lean and Six Sigma.
This templates is designed to enable team members to explore the Kaizen event and commit to support. It serves as a communication tool that helps the team stay on track with the goal, scope and schedule. It is a Microsoft Excel document that you can use and modify to suit your specific needs. It can easily be modified to include additional sections if needed.
Kaizen Event Charter Template (20 KB)
Kaizen Event Charter Template (416 KB)