The simulation game simulates a production line by making paper planes. The players have specific roles in the game. They get the opportunity to look at the mechanisms of flows, from the push production system to the pull production system. Each team in the game works to make improvements in order to optimize the process as much as possible. In this way Kaizen continuous improvement and approach mechanisms are applied. One important aspect of the game is production line balancing with the use of a Yamazumi chart.
Instructions for the coach
Familiarization with the production management system
Getting to know the Kanban system and the supermarket
Learning about tools for optimizing production processes
Learning the rules when balancing production lines
Learning the advantages of teamwork and methods of developing best solutions in a group