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:
The 4-week Human Resources Training Programme - Japan Industry Insight offers EU managers the unique opportunity to experience and understand both the cultural and economic elements which define and explain Japan's business and technological achievements. Continuously improved to meet the latest expectations about business in Japan, the HRTP provides EU businessmen with a professional Japan-related expertise.
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).
Lean in Europe
To help European business understand and embrace manufacturing best practice, the EU-Japan Centre organises occasional visits to leading European factories to see world-class principles in action. By becoming more efficient, companies will be better placed to develop their international activities.
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).