Toyota Kata – Continuous Improvement Habits That Stick

An interactive workshop that introduces participants to the principles and practices of Toyota Kata, a systematic approach to continuous improvement and problem-solving.

This workshop is suitable for individuals, teams, and managers at all levels of an organization who aim to develop a culture of sustainable improvement and effective problem-solving

Invest in your organization’s success by enrolling in the Toyota Kata Workshop. Contact us to discuss how we can customize the workshop to meet your specific needs and schedule.

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.
"The course equipped me with the skills and mind-set to facilitate sustainable improvements in our organisation"

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals seeking to enhance their problem-solving and continuous improvement skills.
  • Teams or departments interested in developing a culture of innovation, learning, and improvement.
  • Managers and leaders looking to empower their teams to solve problems at the grassroots level.
  • Professionals from various industries, including manufacturing, service, healthcare, and both the private and public sectors.

What Will The Training Cover?

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Toyota Kata methodology and its application in various industries.
  • Learn the daily routines and practices necessary to foster continuous improvement.
  • Apply Toyota Kata principles to drive organizational success and achieve long-term sustainable improvement.
  • Practical knowledge and skills to implement the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata.
  • Actionable strategies to foster a culture of learning, experimentation, and innovation within your organization.

Course Structure

This Toyota Kata Workshop is a customizable training program conducted at your organization’s location, with a duration ranging from one to two days based on your specific needs. 

Throughout the workshop, our skilled Lean coaches will lead you, offering valuable insights and practical knowledge.

Participate in interactive activities, including a Kata simulation game, to actively apply Toyota Kata principles in a practical environment. Additionally, the workshop content can be personalized and adapted to address the unique needs and challenges of 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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