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Indian Institute of Training and Development (IITD)

Presents One Full Day Interactive Upskilling Training on

Poka-Yoke (Mistake Proofing):

Gateway to World-Class Quality

Tuesday, 19th March 2024; 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

at a Business Hotel/ Hall, Pune



‘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. 

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. 

Poka-Yoke is practiced in all types of sectors in India also. To name a few, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Steel, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Larsen & Toubro, etc. have extremely benefited by adopting various Poka-Yoke applications & projects. Breakthrough Improvements thus brought competitive edge for their products & processes.

In fact, Poka-Yoke now-a-days can be applied not only in manufacturing companies but also in service sector, office administration & transaction processes.

Why Poka-Yoke / Benefits of Poka-Yoke

Efficiency has never been more important to Indian Industry than now. Poka-Yoke improves efficiency, reduces costs and at the same time increases productivity. The benefits, therefore are large in number (a few of them are mentioned below):

  • Improves Quality
  • Increases Production Flexibility
  • Reduces Operation and Maintenance Cost
  • Enhances Safety
  • Reduces Inspection Time
  • Detects mistakes as they occur / Eliminates defects before they occur
  • Avoids (Unburden) Repetitive/Unwanted Operations
  • Prevents Defective Products from Reaching Customers
  • On-time Delivery / Encourages Customer Retention
  • Improves Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty
  • Promotes HIgher Sales & Profitability


  • History & Concept of Poka-Yoke
  • Types of Poka-Yoke
  • Levels of Poka-Yoke
  • Difference Between Errors & Defects
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Methods to Eliminate Defects
  • Role of Visual Control in Poka-Yoke
  • Case Studies on Poka-Yoke
  • Benefits of Poka-Yoke – a Step towards Six Sigma
  • Recognition System for Sustaining Improvement Initiatives
  • Questions & Answers, Wrap-Up

Learning Objectives

  • Awareness that Poka-Yoke is the most effective tool for sustaining competitive business environment
  • Gain knowledge of Poka-Yoke techniques to enjoy its various benefits to sustain in the long run

Target Audience

Chief Executive Officers / Chief Technology Officers / Chief Operating Officers / Chief Manufacturing Officers / Executive Vice Presidents / Senior Vice Presidents / Presidents

Plant Heads / Factory Heads / Heads (Quality / Production / Engineering)

Medium: English/ Hindi/ Marathi


  • 1,800 + GST 18% per person 1-3 participants.
  • 1,700 + GST 18% per person for a group of 4 or above participants.

Fees include participation, course material (Hard copy), Breakfast, Lunch and tea/coffee.

Registration Details

Please write to email: iitdpune@gmail.comrajiv@iitdworld.com with

Name of the program, participant names, mobile nos, company name, GST number.

Certification: Participants shall be awarded a certificate of participation from IITD.

Registrations open till 2 days prior to the program date.

Seats are limited up to 25 pax, registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Customised In-house Workshops

We would be pleased to conduct specific in-house pan-India workshops for your organisation, if you have adequate number of participants.

For enquiries related to corporate training or group nominations, please reach out to us.

We look forward to your active participation and nominations.   

With warm regards,


Rajiv Kolhe, Mo: 98220 89898/ 83084 59802

Indian Institute of Training and Development (IITD)

Website: www.iitdworld.com