This introductory 5-S session provides participants with the understanding and the tools to begin systematically implementing a safe, visual, and orderly workplace.  It focuses on the 5-S's which include Seiri (Tidy), Seiton (Orderly), Seiso (Clean), Seiketsu (Standardize), and Shitsuke (Self-Discipline) and explains in simple terms how these concepts contribute to a safe and effective company.

Coupled with the 5-S training are discussions on how to make workplaces 'visual' including the concept of a "visual dashboard" where key performance measures are displayed simply and effectively.  All content will relate to how 5-S and Visual Factory Methodologies relate to flowing information and information through the organization. 

Upon completion this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the 5 pillars of the Visual Workplace
  • Know the positive effects of implementing the 5S philosophy
  • Describe what benefits will be realized when a visual system is implemented 
  • Understand the value of having a Visual work area and the impact on customers
  • Be able to work in a team environment to implement changes
  • Understand how 5S compliments the flow of information and materials 

Who Should Attend:
  • Lean and Six Sigma practitioners
  • Engineers
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Anyone interested in continuous improvement

Training Session Information
Date Presented:
November 27, 2012 2:00 PM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
Five Principles of Lean: Make Your Process Flow
Speaker Information
Richard Evans   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Recertification Credit : 1.00
This session is available for recertification credits for individuals who have earned a certification through SME.
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