Gemba Academy Launches Online, On-Demand, Video-Based X-Matrix Course

Gemba Academy’s new course helps organizations achieve their strategic goals by creating a powerful visual tool known as the X-Matrix

KELLER, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2022

The Gemba Academy, the world’s largest provider of continuous improvement, Lean and Six Sigma training and certification, is pleased to present an online, on-demand, video-based course on the X-Matrix. In this course, participants learn to organize and visualize long-term strategic plans through the use of the X-Matrix, a document that helps create ownership, alignment, and detailed plans to achieve goals. strategic.

“The X-Matrix provides a format and set of practices for deploying strategies, by first breaking down long-term goals into annual goals, identifying priorities for improvement, and creating ownership for action at all levels of the organization”, describes Kevin Meyer, co-founder and partner of Gemba Academy.

The Gemba Academy X-Matrix course includes the following video segments:

  • What is an X-Matrix?

  • First steps with the X-Matrix
  • How to create an X matrix
  • How to deploy a strategy using the X-Matrix
  • Monthly reviews using the X-Matrix
  • How to Use Bowling Charts for Strategy Reviews
  • How to Use A3 and X-Matrix for Hoshin Planning

Along with this information, the new Gemba Academy course teaches the importance of a process known as “catch ball”. This involves developing strategic plans through two-way communication, consensus and logical resource allocation.

“I have many fond memories of working with X-Matrix when I was in business,” says Ron Pereira, co-founder and partner. “We have used X-Matrix as a means of executing and tracking our Hoshin Kanri (policy deployment) activities. I am extremely confident that this short course will add tremendous value to our clients.”

To register for the Gemba Academy X-Matrix course, go to

For more information on Gemba Academy’s full range of course offerings, please visit

About Gemba Academy:

Gemba Academy aims to help individuals and companies develop an organizational culture of continuous improvement. Founded in 2009, Gemba Academy now offers over 2,000 training videos on Lean, Six Sigma and continuous improvement. To learn more about Gemba Academy’s online content, flexible training, expert coaching and certifications, please visit

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