Continuous Process Improvement (PDSA)

Continuous process improvement is seven step methodology also known as Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA). The training coursework includes; Identify the opportunities | Analyse the current process | Develop the optimal solution | Implement changes | Study the results | Standardize the results | Plan for future.

Programme Language: English/Hindi

Mode of Training: In-House/Open House/Individual

Participants: Junior, Middle and Senior level Engineering and Management Executives from manufacturing or service industry. Students of Engineering, Management, B.Sc./B.Com/ B.A. with Maths may also participate.

ROI: Learner can able to solve the problem with scientific methodology, skill development, knowledge enhancement

Course Structure


  • Meaning of PDSA cycle
  • Objective of PDSA cycle
  • PDCA vs PDSA
  • Four sections of PDSA; Plan-Do-Study-Act
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Continuous Process Improvement within PDSA framework


Phase 1: Identify the opportunities

  • Inputs for Identification of the problem
  • Conditions to qualify as a problem
  • Criteria for prioritizing problem
  • Team formation
  • Team Charter
  • Define the scope
  • Criteria for a good problem statement

Phase 2: Analyse the current process

  • Step toanalysethe current process
  • Define performance measures
  • Performance measures for different departments
  • Selection criteria for performance measures
  • Collection of data
  • Benefits of data collection
  • Tools for data collection
  • Development of plan
  • Determination of root cause
  • Verification of root cause

Phase 3: Develop the optimal solution

  • Establishing potential and feasible solutions
  • Creative thinking
  • Impact of creative thinking
  • Brainstorming
  • Identify areas for possible changes
  • Evaluation and testing of solution


Phase 4: Implement Changes

  • Implementation of plan and approval
  • Monitoring of implementation
  • Measurement Tools
  • Combination map to formulate an action plan


Phase 5: Study the result

  • Evaluation of result
  • Fine tuning


Phase 6: Standardize the result

  • Positrol
  • Process certification
  • Checklist for process certification
  • Operator certification

Phase 7: Plan for future

  • Continue the improvement process
  • Identify the areas for future improvement
  • Recap of the PDSA cycle

Modes of Training

In-House Training

  • In-House training available for both manufacturing and service industry
  • Sponsoring organization can call the trainer to conduct the training at its place
  • Date of training required to be confirmed before 15 days
  • Training material will be provided.
  • Training fees depends upon the batch size, number of days and location of the training
  • Travel and accommodation will be taken care by the sponsoring organization
  • Send your requirements at, or call 09468267324

Open-House Training

  • Time to time open-house classroom training organised at Bahadurgarh
  • Training material, certificate of participation will be provided to each participant at the time of training
  • Interested participants need to pre-register for the training
  • For registration see the classroom training schedule

Individual/Group Training

  • Training available for an Individual or a Group (2-4) of participants
  • Interested participants need to visit at trainer place
  • Participant/s need to take the prior appointment
  • Training material and certificate of participation will be provided to the participant/s
  • Training fees must be deposited in advance via netbanking

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