Running a retail business takes more work and organization than the average person would think. The work and organization needed helps prevent loss of time and money, and it paves a way for the business to continue to grow.
If you run a retail business, whether big or small, and the practices and procedures intact are not working for your business, then you will want to look into the Lean Custom Japan Tour through Enna. This will give you a first-hand look at the system created by Toyota and how it is practiced in a real work environment.
Because the Lean System is not only a tool for the automotive and manufacturing industry, Enna tours allow you to customize the tour in order to learn Lean tools that will cater to your business and industry. So besides visiting Toyota, you will have the opportunity to visit multiple locations and industries outside of the automotive industry. During the Lean Tour, you will be immersed into Lean work room environments and have the opportunity to ask questions and have discussions with shop floor experts, senior management experts, and other experts. You will also have official Toyota Interpreters to ensure smooth and efficient communication. During the trip, you will learn new leadership skills, learn the benefits and how to use the Kaizen Toolkit, learn how to use these tools on the global scale, how to maximize your time and more.
During the tour, you will also have the opportunity to participate in a Kaizen Workshop. The Kaizen workshop is hands on and it allows you to observe unscripted Lean and Kaizen tools being implemented. You will be able to question the practices and tools used, and the company will be more than happy to answer any questions that may arise. You can also participate in the workshop by discussing, planning, and executing these tools yourself.
During the Lean Japan Trip, you will have met fellow managers, directors, etc. who have come to learn the same skills, and will have met managers and experts of different Lean industries. By meeting and interacting with these professionals, you have developed a network that will be beneficial to your business in the future. This gives you an opportunity to keep in contact with others who may be in the same or similar industry, or you will have a contact who can continue to mentor and offer advice on running and improving your company.
The Enna Japan Tour can change how you run your business. By the end of the trip you will have developed new leadership skills, teamwork skills, time management skills, and organizational skills. These skills will save you time and money, and it will help your build a team that will be more self-sufficient, more reliable, and will be able to create and implement problem solving solutions.