CII Online Session on ‘POKA YOKE (Mistake Proofing) for Enhancing Profitability of Business’

CII Online Session on ‘POKA YOKE (Mistake Proofing) for Enhancing Profitability of Business’

Context Setting

‘POKA-YOKE’, also known as mistake-proofing, is a technique of avoiding and eliminating simple human errors that may occur during operations in factories / plants / workplaces which would cause defects. The concept was founded by Dr Shigeo Shingo, an industrial engineer, Toyota Motor Corp. in 1961 and implemented as a part of well-known Toyota Production System.

Poka-Yoke makes it practically impossible to make mistakes. It aims at Zero defect to improve ‘Quality of a Product’ as well as ‘Profitability of a Company’ to survive in the long run during cut-throat and healthy competition.

CII CME has scheduled a 1-day 3-hrs duration online Workshop on Tuesday, 15 March 2022 from 10.30 a.m. to 1.30 a.m. 


  • Create awareness that Poka-Yoke is the most effective tool for Right-First-Time approach to save manpower.
  • Gain knowledge of Poka-Yoke techniques to apply in Products, Processes, System & Procedures. 
  • Gain confidence to apply Poka-Yoke principles in day-to-day work through implemented case studies.
  • Create Improvement culture in the organization by involving stakeholders in Poka-Yoke projects.

Key Takeaways

Ø Understanding types and levels of Poka-Yoke 

Ø Understanding difference Between Errors & Defects

Ø Root Cause Analysis 

Ø Methods to Eliminate Defects

Ø Role of Visual Control in Poka-Yoke

Ø Benefits of Poka-Yoke – a Step towards Six Sigma

Participation Fees

Type of Organisation

Fees per Participant


CII Large and Medium Scale Members


Rs 3,250/- + 18% GST

CII Small Scale Members

Rs 3,000/- + 18% GST

Non-Member Companies of CII

Rs 3,500/- + 18% GST


5% on 2 nominations from an organization

10% on 3 or more nominations from an organization.

Who Should Attend / Target Audience

  • Executive Vice Presidents / Senior Vice Presidents / Presidents
  • Plant Heads / Factory Heads / Heads (Manufacturing/ Quality / Production / Engineering)
  • Senior and middle level executives & managers from various divisions of a company like ? Manufacturing ? Engineering ? Quality ? Design, etc.
  • Representatives from the ‘Service Sector’


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