5S and Standardized Work

This course focuses on the true meaning and spirit of two tools that are integral to the Lean methodology of reducing waste: organization of both the physical environment (5S) and process steps (Standardized Work).

Hours: 8

Learning Outcomes

  • Use the 5S tool to organize a work area, to thereby remove waste, and standardize processes for other areas
  • Identify visual controls to help improve the entire workplace

Intended Audience

Range of positions at any type of organization, from shop floor employees to executives

Prerequisites

None