Welcome to Kaizen Institute USA

Kaizen Institute Consulting Group enables leaders to achieve their performance dreams through continuous improvement of people, processes and systems. We diagnose problems, create awareness, draw roadmaps, lead implementation, develop experts and coach leaders to sustain business excellence.

We introduced the kaizen methodology to the world in 1985. Today we are a global consultancy active in all sectors. Our 400+ professionals work to advance the continuous improvement body of knowledge. We research, publish and license various publications including books, training materials and online learning.

Kaizen Institute consultants challenge clients to help develop leaders capable of sustaining true continuous improvement in all aspects of their enterprise.



Kaizen Institute Online

We are excited to announce our just launched Business Unit, Kaizen Institute Online, an online training unit with flexible and comprehensive video content focused on topics such as continuous improvement, 5S, gemba walking, mistake-proofing, and more. >> read more


Kaizen Tour October 2016

Insights to Lean Healthcare methodologies, based on the Toyota Production System (TPS) and KAIZEN™ culture

Kaizen Institute Benchmark Tour

If you are interested in this unique opportunity to visit Japan this October, please contact kaizentours@kaizen.com immediately!

To know more visit the Kaizen Tour page


US Lean Sensei wins Global Award

Kaizen Institute North America is happy to announce that Christian Wolcott was chosen as "Consultant of the Year" at the Kaizen Annual Awards Ceremony held in Calgary, Canada earlier this month.  Christian has been chosen out of a group of over 400 consultants for the award.

Christian joined Kaizen Institute US in 2009, since then he has led many prestigious and successful Lean projects including such clients as:

  • IMF
  • Amazon
  • NASA
  • Facebook
  • JFK Airport
  • Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice

Christian's outstanding knowledge of Lean Practices, and his excellent coaching and training skills allow him to reach and relate to people at all levels of an organization has put him in a great position to help his clients reach their productivity goals.

Christian has also been instrumental in the overhaul of the Kaizen Institute Japan Tours and has been the host consultant for Gemba tours within the US and Japan.

Congratulations Christian on winning Kaizen's "COTY"!

Christian Wolcott wins COTY

Christian Wolcott win's Kaizen's Global Consultant of the Year award at the Calgary Stampede.  Trophy is presented by previous award winners, Bruno Fabbiano, Jayanth Murthy and Carsten Otto


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Kaizen Institute USA

506 Second Avenue
Suite 1400- Smith Tower
Seattle, Washington 98104 USA

Toll Free: +1 888 464 3622
Fax: +1 425 368 5240

Europe / Middle East / Africa

Zug 6300 Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0) 41 725 42 80
Fax: +41 (0) 41 725 42 89 

North / Latin America

7137 East Rancho Vista Drive B-11
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 USA
Toll Free: +1 888 464 3622
Fax: +1 480 320 3479 

Asia Pacific

Kabuto-cho Dai-ichi Bldg, 3F
5-1 Nihonbashi Kabuto-cho
Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0026 
Tel: +81 (0) 3 5847 8245
Fax: +81 (0) 3 5747 7901 

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