5S and Standardized Work

This course is available for open enrollment.

This course examines the appropriate way to engage employees in 5S (organizing the physical space) and standardized work (organizing how work is done), so they grasp how these tools can make their work lives easier while improving the company. Participants learn the theoretical foundation of successfully converting wasted time – due to searching for materials or information, or performing needless tasks – into productive time. 

Hours: 8

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify ideas for applying 5S concepts to a particular business need
  • Engage the workforce in improving their space and process efficiencies
  • Apply techniques to sustain 5S and standardized work efforts

Intended Audience

Anyone – from shop floor employees to executives – within any industry who wants to eliminate squandered time

Prerequisites

None