Problem-solving with A3 Report

Practical approach for fast and structured problem-solving


Goals & Benefits

Identifying and solving problems on the Shopfloor is the basis for the continuous improvement process. This training will teach you the methodology of the A3 report, which was developed by Toyota, for structured problem-solving. Based on Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA), you will learn how to apply various tools in the problem-solving process and fully exploit the potential for improvement.


Interactive, sustained learning through theory, practical examples and exercises:

  • PDCA cycle as framework for continuous improvement
  • A3 report as integrative method for problem-solving
  • Ishikawa and 5-Why for root cause analysis
  • Countermeasures for eliminating root cause
  • Monitoring und standardization of measures
  • Roles and responsibilities of mentor and mentee
  • Discussion and questioning techniques


Lean Production Basics

Target group

  • Middle Management
  • Professionals and managers from production and supply chain
  • Lean Managers


1 day

Number of participants

5-10 participants


We will be happy to provide you with an individual offer.