Training Resources

Mistake Proofing

TKMG Academy, $129

The “Mistake Proofing” course via TKMG Academy, led by Mark Graban, teaches essential techniques to prevent and detect errors in processes. Over 15 lessons, participants learn about different types of mistakes, degrees of mistake proofing, root causes, contributing factors, and countermeasures. The course emphasizes the importance of psychological safety in mistake-proofing. Successful learners receive a certificate and a digital badge. The course costs $129 per learner, with volume discounts and annual subscriptions available.


Resource Engineering, $895

Mistake-Proof It! is a computer-based interactive training system that teaches engineers, quality professionals, and operators how to implement Poka Yoke techniques so they can improve quality and productivity.

This software is very professionally done, and is very thorough. It includes a well-thought-out rating system for devices and in-depth overview of sensor technologies, and important links to other quality tools.

Mistake-Proofing for Operators Learning Package.

Productivity Press $295

Contains a leaders guide, 5 copies of the book Mistake-Proofing for Operators, 1 copy of Shingo’s book, overheads, 20 color slides of examples, and slides script.

POKA-YOKE: Mistake-Proofing for Zero Defects.
PHP Institute, Inc. Tokyo, New York.

3 Volumes. English instructor’s manual included. Each video c.25′. Supervision by Hiroyuki Hirano, Chairman, JIT Management Laboratory. S$2150.00 ($1,186.44 USD)

Mistake Proofing: Achieving Zero Defects
(30 minutes) SME, $240. Order code: PI-VT514-3456. 1-800-733-4763

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