Obeya Japan Study tour

By Published On: May 8, 2023

Travel with us and experience unique Obeya knowledge

A week filled with company visits showcasing real Obeya use and best practices. The visits include the Toyota Management Institute, a Toyota supplier and other companies and organizations.

All intented to profoundly grow further understanding of how Obeya can best deliver value for your organization. The diversity of our group (discussions) makes this experience highly interactive, meaningful and fun.

Join us on this iconic study tour!

Japan Obeya Study Tour 2023

Our exciting programme

Prepare to be amazed by the richness of decades – if not centuries of Obeya history. Tracing back over 2500 years from Confucius, towards present Obeya practice. Experience the true power of Obeya.

The programme is tailored around finding effective ways to translate your learnings into valuable practices for your own organization.

You will learn to apply the art of modern day management by understanding the essence of Lean, Agile and Visual Management. Together we will discover how to utilize an Obeya in the pursuit of Customer/Employee Satisfaction, Innovation and Collective Learning. You will learn how Visual Management works and can best be applied.

Learn how to set goals, visualize them and improve continuously. Craftsmanship (monozukuri) and hospitality (omotenashi) will be our guiding stars on our journey.

  • 7 day study tour, focused on effective Obeya practice

  • Accompanied by English speaking Obeya professional

  • Toyota Management Institute training

  • Diverse company visits and workgroups

  • Cultural and educational exchange



Our destination is Japan with a few other cultural surprises

Date & Time

The next tour will take place from the 26th of May until 2nd of June 2024.


€5500,- including accomodation, transport & food during the programme. Flight tickets & airport transport excluded.

Disclaimer: all dates and prices mentioned above are not binding and can be subject to change

Make a reservation - seats are limited

A maximum of 12 seats are available for this Japan Obeya Study Tour 2024, based on first come first serve. We will get in touch with you after filling in this form.

Obeya Fundamentals Training

Give yourself a Kickstart!

Obeya Fundamentals Exam is an open book exam that tests your understanding of the basic principles. Training is advised, but not required. Feel confident? You can take the exam straight away. 

  • FREE Obeya Fundamentals training module

  • Earn your much wanted Obeya Fundamentals certificate & badge

  • 1 year €75 FREE Obeya Association membership included

Obeya Certification

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