What to Include in Your Kaizen Event Charter

What to Include in Your Kaizen Event Charter

By Discovery Lean Six Sigma

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We recently had a conversation with a client who has been through a few too many failed Kaizen events. The team was unorganized, not well supported, and unable to obtain the desired results. When we dug in a bit more to try to figure out why, we learned that although there was a Charter document created for the event, it was incomplete and insufficient to serve as a guide for the team. We’re putting this post together to help this client and anyone else who might be new to Kaizen events or struggling to find success.

There are many ways you can layout your charter. Some organizations use templates that organize all of the information onto one page often in Excel, while others just use a simple document. The form isn’t as important as the content. It is also essential that the document is stored in your improvement management system so that it can be referenced in the future. Here are the elements it should include:




Original: https://blog.kainexus.com/improvement-disciplines/kaizen/kaizen-event/what-to-include-in-your-kaizen-event-charter
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Posted: August 21, 2018, 11:45 am

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