Hoshin Kanri – Strategic Planning for Organizational Excellence

Are you looking to align your organization’s strategy and drive successful execution? Join our highly interactive and insightful workshop on leading the Hoshin Kanri process for strategic alignment. This workshop is specifically designed to guide organizations through the Hoshin Kanri methodology, enabling them to effectively develop and execute their strategic plans.

During this workshop, our experienced facilitators will work closely with your organization’s leadership team and key stakeholders to navigate the Hoshin Kanri process, aligning strategic objectives throughout the organization and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

What Makes Our Program Unique?

  • Select courses are certified by The Graduate School of Business making it all that more impressive on your CV.
  • As a member of the Lean Global Network, our training is informed by the world’s leading Lean thinkers – so you know your learning will be at the cutting edge of Lean thinking globally.
  • We equip you with a holistic set of skills to affect real change at all levels of the your Organisation – we focus on more than “just” the lean tools and the quick fixes!
  • Our courses are interactive, practical and easily applicable to any workplace.
Our hands-on, on-site packages are customised according to the client’s individual needs, team size, schedule and availability.
"Using the Hoshin Kanri was a game-changer for our strategic planning process."

Who Should Attend?

  • This workshop is designed for senior executives, strategic planners, department heads, and individuals responsible for driving strategic development and execution within their organizations.

What Will The Training Cover?

  • Understanding Hoshin Kanri: We will start by providing a comprehensive overview of the Hoshin Kanri methodology, its principles, and its significance in strategic alignment. Participants will gain a clear understanding of how Hoshin Kanri can drive focused execution, promote cross-functional collaboration, and foster a systematic approach to achieving breakthrough results.
  • Assessing Current State: Our facilitators will collaborate with your team to assess your organization’s current state, including evaluating your existing strategic plans, identifying gaps, and understanding the
    challenges you may face in executing your strategy. This assessment will lay the foundation for the Hoshin Kanri process tailored to your organization’s unique context.
  • Defining Breakthrough Objectives: Together, we will define breakthrough objectives that align with your organization’s vision and long-term goals. Through interactive discussions and facilitated sessions, we will help you identify key strategic areas where breakthrough results are desired, ensuring a laser focus on the most critical objectives.
  • Cascading Goals and Creating Alignment: We will guide you in cascading strategic goals throughout the organization, ensuring alignment from top to bottom. By involving departmental leaders and key stakeholders, we will help you translate high-level objectives into actionable goals at each organizational level, fostering a sense of ownership and shared responsibility.
  • Developing Action Plans: Our facilitators will assist your teams in developing robust action plans that outline specific initiatives, resource allocation, timelines, and performance metrics. These action plans will provide the roadmap for executing your strategy and enable effective monitoring and measurement of progress towards achieving your strategic objectives.
  • Implementation and Review Process: We will support you in implementing a structured review process to track the execution of your action plans, monitor performance against targets, and identify opportunities for improvement. Our facilitators will guide you in establishing regular review cycles, facilitating strategic discussions, and making data-driven adjustments to keep your organization on track.

Course Structure

Join us for this transformative workshop, where we will guide your organization through the Hoshin Kanri process, align your strategy, and empower your teams to achieve breakthrough results. Together, we will lay the foundation for a strategic framework that drives continuous improvement, fosters collaboration, and propels your organization towards success.

Our workshop can be customized to address your organization’s specific needs, challenges, and industry requirements.

The workshop can be delivered in-person or virtually over 1-2 days.

Additionally, we can provide ongoing support and consultation to ensure the successful implementation of Hoshin Kanri within your organization.


Samantha Allen

Samantha Allen has extensive experience in a variety of industries within both the public and private sectors.

She has led the design and implementation of effective Lean programs in both the UK and SA, that ensure institutionalization of process improvement and Organizational change. Samantha has a passion for training and skills development and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and is a Prince 2 Project Practitioner.

Tshepo Thobejane

Tshepo Thobejane has implemented Lean Thinking and Practice to achieve operational improvement through the use of process improvement methods throughout his career as an Industrial Engineer.

He has work in a diverse range of industry sectors includes – manufacturing, management consulting, logistics, supply chain, banking and public healthcare. He is convinced that Lean Thinking can be a lifestyle and is applicable absolutely everywhere.

Our hands-on, on-site packages are customised according to the client’s individual needs, team size, schedule and availability.

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