Toyota KATA Compact

June 23.-24.

Innovest Skjern

Introductory price 7000 Dkk

Only 10 available seats

Future-Fit with Kata

Illustration from the Toyota Kata Practice Guide

This two days intense workshop teaches you the secret sauce to adaptability, innovation and true continuous improvements. Boost your and your organisation’s problem-solving skills and learn to develop a critical mass of innovators to live up to the requirements of the 21st century.

A new way of Thinking And Acting

The market dynamics emerging from new technology, new ways of doing business, and the unresolved challenges towards the seventeen sustainable development goals, require us to rethink fast and overcome all these emerging new challenges. One possibility is internalising a scientific response habit that leads to greater adaptability, improved problem-solving skills, and the invention spirit needed to remain viable.

In this workshop, managers, future leaders, and curious people will have a chance to learn how to build up this type of scientific response habit and apply it immediately.

Don’t wait for innovations outside; create them.


Day 1

The Challenges Ahead

  • Dynamic Markets and Market Pressure
  • The Cost and Efforts For Improvement

Habits & Neuroplasticity

  • Emergence Of Thinking Patterns
  • Influence Of The Environment

Brief History Lean & Toyota Kata

  • The Misunderstandings of Lean
  • Mike Rother´s Research

The Improvement Kata

  • An Initial Introduction
  • A First Hands-On Experience
  • Deep Dive Into Starter Kata 

The Coaching Kata

  • An Initial Introduction
  • A First Hands-On Experience

Day 2

Hands-On Experience

  • Practising Improvement and Coaching Kata

Coaching Kata - A Second Look

  • Developing Scientific Coaching Skills
  • The Art Of Asking Questions
  • Developing People With Kata

The Management Kata

  • Provoking a Modification of a Company Culture
  • Building A Continous Learning Organisation
  • The Challenge Engine

Your Kata Journey

  • Secret recipes to get a good start

Personal Observations

  • Stories About Failure And Success 

If you have a culture where every employee improves one little thing in every process and every day, then you can stop with projects, workshops and cost-cutting initiatives. You can stop thinking about the competition. You can only become better, and that’s where we want to go as everything else requires more efforts, costs more money and disperse our capacities.

This workshop teaches you how.

Additional Information


  • A high focus on that all questions are answered

Theory & Praxis

  • This is a dense course but with a lot of fun experiments
  • Important materials such as templates will be provided digital after the workshop

Included 1:1 Follow Up

  • Every participant receives an invite to a follow-up meeting a couple of days or weeks later and to discuss new questions that probably emerged

Workshop Quality

  • Our workshop is updated with the latest findings from within our networks, which means, in this case, that we go beyond a formal and basic introduction


  • This workshop is held in danish language

Thinking Green

To save the environment, please bring your own pencil, writing paper and notice books with you. We tend to have a lot of paper and plastic already in circulation.

Basic Information

When and where

Wednesday 23th June from 9:00 to 16:30

Thursday 24th June from 9:00 to 16:30

Innovest Skjern

We are working together with Innovest Skjern in Jutland to provide you with the best experience you can get.


Ånumvej 28, 6900 Skjern

Room Churchill


You can book breakfast and lunch without additional costs.

Hotels nearby

We recommend:

Hotel Skjern 2km from Innovest Skjern.

Bechs Hotel  5km from Innovest Skjern.

Corona & Hygiene

We will have hand sanitizer dispenser available and in use during this workshop.

introductory price

10.000 DKK  7000 DKK exclusive VAT  

TPS is built on the scientific way of thinking…. How do I respond to this problem? Not a toolbox. [You have to be] willing to start small, learn through trial and error.

Hajime Ohba – One of Taiichi Ohno’s students.

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Terms of payment

Payment latest 14 days after attending the workshop (8th July)

In case you register as a group, we ask you to register individually and we will then take over the task of charging the discount in a collective invoice.


If you signed up and did already pay but cannot attend, please immediately inform and get your money returned. 

Unsure If Kata Is For You?

For a small fee of 2500 DKK (plus driving if outside West Jutland and VAT), I can hold a 2 hours presentation including rapid practical hands-on experience for a maximum of 20 people.

Get in contact if you like to hear more about it.

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