The EU-Japan Centre regularly organises managerial training programmes and sectorial missions for EU companies' representatives in need of support in their activities with Japan or for improving their companies' competitiveness. Here below are the details and session dates of the programmes:

HRTP

The HRTP - Japan industry insight training programme is being redesigned and will become a 2-week mission entitled Get Ready for Japan. The new mission will retain key elements from the old course and will give EU managers a unique opportunity to experience and understand both the cultural and economic elements which define and explain Japan's business and technological achievements. The first session of the course will take place from 14-26 May 2018.

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WCM

The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission (WCM) provides an in-depth analysis of Japanese manufacturing methodology and is aimed exclusively at EU Executives and Managers with knowledge of WCM and an engineering background. It assists the participants to acquire a better understanding of TQC (Total Quality Control), TQM (Total Quality Management), TPM (Total Productive Maintenance), JIT (Just In Time), TIE (Total Industrial Engineering) practices and the current KAIZEN manufacturing methods (continuous improvement).

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Lean in Europe

These in-depth one-day visits to world class European plants are designed to help raise industrial competitiveness. During each visit, participants gain a detailed understanding of the host company's 'lean journey' including the tools it uses in its relentless drive to be competitive, and see the tools in operation. These best practice visits are designed to inspire the participants along their companies' lean journeys and can also provide valuable feedback to the host companies.

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Lean Masterclass - Getting things Done

Series of 8 lectures aimed at helping companies use continuous improvement techniques to become more competitive. The lectures were given by Prof. Richard Keegan (Manager of the Competitiveness Department at Enterprise Ireland and an adjunct assistant Professor at the Trinity College Dublin Business School).

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