hoshin Kanri: visual strategic planning

Course Description

Management's top priorities are planning and ensuring that everyone is working on the organization’s key business objectives.  Hoshin Kanri is a tool that helps management successfully realize these top priorities.  This methodology is one of the most powerful planning tools available to organizations today, allowing for breakthrough innovations and continuous improvement. It provides a method for creating a comprehensive deployment strategy between all levels of employees, keeping everyone focused on top priorities in the organization.

This course contains Excel templates that can be used to begin a Hoshin Kanri plan.  Participants also receive a student workbook recapping all of the information found in the course and numerous examples of types of Hoshin Kanri matrices. Day 1 is spent learning about Hoshin Kanri and Day 2 is spent with participants working on real life objectives. This gives students meaningful learning and a jump start on their own strategic plan.

Course Objectives:

  • Define Hoshin Kanri
  • Understand the history behind Hoshin Kanri
  • Recognize the critical elements in Hoshin Kanri
  • Characterize a breakthrough strategy
  • Relate how Deming’s PDCA (plan, do, check and act) model supports the Hoshin Kanri process
  • Understand the importance of a SWOT analysis
  • Compare and identify vision and mission statements
  • Identify the different steps in a Hoshin Kanri process
  • Calculate a Hoshin Kanri matrix
  • Define a successful Hoshin Kanri deployment
  • Evaluate a scenario to determine which quality tool would support the situation
  • Create a live strategic plan using Hoshin Kanri methodology

Course Content

  • Introduction to Hoshin Kanri
    • What is Hoshin Kanri?
    • History of Hoshin Kanri 
    • Hoshin Kanri Defined
    • Critical Elements in Hoshin Kanri
    • 3 Phases to Deploy a Hoshin Kanri Plan
    • SWOT Analysis
  • Plan, Do, Check, Act
    • Deming Model
      • Plan
      • Do
      • Check
      • Act
  • Creating Vision and Mission Statements
    • What's a Vision?
    • Sample Vision Statements
    • Questions to Ask to Create a Vision
    • What's a Mission?
    • Sample Mission Statement
    • Questions to Ask to Create a Mission
  • The Hoshin Kanri Matrix
    • Rooms in a Hoshin Kanri Matrix
    • How to Calculate a Hoshin Kanri Matrix
  • Deployment
    • Action Plans
    • 18 Month Deployment Plan

Course Length - 2 Days

organizational change

Management's top priority is planning and ensuring that everyone is working on key business objectives.  IMPACTure helps organizations in the design and development of strategies for change and continuous improvement.

Working with executive management teams, IMPACTure facilitates group understanding of the competition, the current environment, and what it will take to become a top performing organization.

We know that change cannot take place unless the organization has a strong strategic focus, listens to their customers and encourages team work.

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