Kaizen and 5S Applications Workshop


Aman-Center for Entrepreneurial Development (Aman-CED) in continuum of its vision of promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in Pakistan, conducted a "Workshop on Kaizen and 5-S Application" on 8th June 2015 at IBA Main Campus. The instructor for this workshop was Mr. Hussain Haider, Director, Akhuwat Institute of Social Enterprise and Management (AISEM) and Project Director of Akhuwat University.

Mr. Haider has been working as a management and legal consultant for the past 18 years with various private and public sector organizations. He has been a management consultant with the Government of the Punjab since 14 years and has been extensively involved with reengineering and restructuring organizational processes in more than 9 Government Departments. Currently he is a visiting faculty at LUMS.

The workshop started with the recitation of Holy Verses of Quran and Naat followed by the welcome address by Dr. Shahid Qureshi (Program Director CED). Dr. Shahid Qureshi stressed the importance of Kaizen based change management in Pakistan. After Dr. Qureshi's address the session was taken over by Mr. Haider who further elaborated the concept and its applications in Pakistani context. This workshop remained very interactive as different activities were carried out and participants discussed Kaizen and its applications from different angles.

After lunch Mr. Hussain Haider discussed 5-S (Sorting, Systematic Arrangements, Shining, Standardization and Sustaining) and their relevance to Kaizen. Session was concluded at 05:00 PM with certificate distribution ceremony.

30 participants attended this workshop. Participants included Entrepreneurs, Incubatees, IBA Staff and Family Business