Our Faculty Team

Our faculties are strategic-implementers and have had hands-on training and education in Japan!

Shyam Talawadekar, a Masaaki-'IMAI'-Award-winning Business Coach, Management Author & Blogger, a dynamic-hands-on International Corporate Educator and Industrial Engineering Researcher, has been educating businesses and help them grow with leaner resources using productivity & quality improvement approaches such as LEAN management, TQC, TPM, JIT, Value Engineering/Analysis, Hoshin-Kanri (Strategy-Deployment), HR-Performance-Development, etc. under Kaizen umbrella. 

Author of several books, his ‘World-of-Kaizen’, ‘Visual Management’, ‘Kaizen’ in Marathi (collectively sold over 20,000 copies) are the most popular ones. A Production-Engineer from VJTI & Masters-in-Management (with double specialization - Marketing + Operations) from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Bombay, he groomed managerial skills in GODREJ & TATA. Former-Director of Fleetguard Filters Ltd. Pune, a Cummins USA Joint Venture, and Former-Director of India Containers Ltd. Mumbai, he has cross-industry global experience (Japan, Taiwan, UK, USA) in implementing Best Management Practices for sustained business performance.

Check out his blogs at http://care-is-cure.blogspot.in/, http://stayleanmakeplanetgreen.blogspot.in/, http://happy-2be-or-not-2be.blogspot.in/


Sudheer Bhide is a Senior Faculty at Quality Management Systems (QMS) educating on productive manufacturing & quality approaches such as 5-S, TPM, Work Place Design, etc. underKaizen umbrella. 

An Electrical engineer and Management graduate from Bombay University, he has over 2.1/2 decades of hands-on experience in the engineering industry in senior managerial capacity

Earlier he worked with Antifriction Bearings Corporation Ltd., Poysha Industrial Co. Ltd, Universal cans & containers Ltd. etc. He is also a visiting faculty on postgraduate management courses of Mumbai University and pursuing his doctoral studies concurrently. 

Dr. Yashwant Kamat, a Senior Faculty at QMS educating on 5S, TPM, Taguchi techniques, Work-Place-Design, etc. under Kaizen umbrella. 

Post-graduate in Production engineering and Ph.D. in Mechanical engineering (IIT Bombay), he has over three decades of hands-on experience in Production management teaching and has handled Industrial Engineering Research/Experimental projects in L&T Powai, Blue Star Engineering, API and Godrej, Siemens Bombay. 

He is a Member of Syllabus committee and examiner for Post-Graduate engineering courses, Bombay University.  He has presented 22 papers in and worked as research paper reviewer for International Journals, International, and National Conferences, etc.


Choudhari T. Sanjivani (1964), Founder member Faculty on 5-SSelf-Development through Yoga, Productivity thorough Multimedia

An expert in Multimedia Art, she has conceptualized, designed published Visual-Kaizen-concepts. Heads Book Publishing/Distribution division. Translated ‘World of Kaizen’ book in Marathi. Columnist of ‘1-Point Lesson' series in Shanaishwar ‘Monthly’. Editor ‘Kaizen Update' - An ‘e-bulletin' for Continuous Learning Forum. A Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education (Mumbai University), a Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development, Computer Management, Yoga therapy, she has been in hands-on Education for over 2 decades. Participated in Study tours on 5-S, Publishing, Herbal plantation, etc. in USA, Europe. 

Yashwant Mahakal (1972), A Production Engineer from VJTI, (ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Lead Auditor -QMS, EMS and OHSAS, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer), gained industrial experience in TATA Motors, CUMMINS filtration technologies, ASAL-TACO Group, and AUTOMECH Gensets. 

His areas of expertise are Kaizen Quality Management systems, Industrial Engineering, Supplier Development and Product Development. For over 8 years, he has been a faculty on Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing thro' Quality Management Systems, Mumbai. He is a hardcore gemba oriented lean implementation faculty.

Ravindranath Khanvilkar, an automobile engineer, is a Senior Gemba Executive at QMS. 

Ravi has over 3-decades of hands-on 5-S Gemba-Kaizen, functional and administrative experience in various capacities ranging from floor-incharge to works-manager with sales & service setups of 5-S and LEAN practitioners such as TVS SUZUKI, Rolls-Royce, Bajaj-Auto, Kinetic-HONDA, etc. Ravi has also handled similar assignments in tourism and hospitality industry.

Sanjivani Talawadekar,
Jan 26, 2018, 6:58 AM