To be considered for affiliation with the Shingo Institute, an organization must become educated and familiar with the Shingo Institute, the Shingo Model™ and the Shingo Prize. This can be achieved by attending the Annual Shingo Conference, attending the Shingo workshops and courses, as well as participating in a Study Tour.
An organization must be well established and have a minimum of 10 full-time consultants. The consultants should have expertise in the following areas: lean, continuous Improvement, operational excellence, enterprise excellence, executive coaching and senior management training. It is preferred that a member of your organization has worked for or has participated in the consultation of a Shingo Prize-winning organization with specialized industry expertise.
The Shingo Institute seeks to affiliate with organizations that are well established in targeted regions.