Lean tools you can use "5S"

Master the 5S system and begin improving your organization today!
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

The 5S system has been taking the manufacturing world by storm. It's only been in recent years that this core Method has been discovered in office and service environments too. As a starting point for people new to Continuous Improvement and Lean principles you will learn 5S at its most advanced state. At the end of this module you will be able to understand What 5S is and why this methodology is sweeping the world. You will also be provided with slides and checklists for you to use in conducting your own 5S event. Using the 5S system master tool provided in this course will allow students to have a better understanding of the key elements and activities needed to perform a successful event and sustain your results. Enroll today and begin acquiring solutions that will ignite your power.

What are the requirements?

  • Students Will need Internet Connection
  • A general understanding of Lean Tools would be helpful but not necessary
  • Time to Study course
  • Course provides a very detailed description of 5S and how the Methodology works no other prerequisites are needed.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand what the 5S system is.
  • Know when, where why and how to use the 5S system.
  • Acquire skills and confidence to conduct your own 5S event.
  • Obtain tools that will support your efforts in 5S.
  • Access to experienced coaches who can answer any questions you may have.
  • Understand concepts such as red tagging and 5S auctions.
  • Know the 5 steps of a 5S auction and details of what goes on in each stage of a 5S

Who is the target audience?

  • Production employees
  • Operations managers, supervisors, executives
  • Business Owners
  • Continuous Improvement Students
  • Anyone looking to gain Professional work skills they can apply to their Job today
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Office employees
  • Lean Practicioners
  • Six Sigma Students and practicioners
  • Quality employees

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Section 1: Introduction

  In this section of lean tools you can use students will meet their coach and be introduced to some important things to keep in mind throughout the course.

Section 2: Overview of 5S

5S is a powerful Method of Organization that is being used in almost all company environments. It is at the heart of most lean implementations, in this module we will address just what 5S is and provide an overview of what each of the 5S's means and where they came from.

3 questions

This quiz will test participants on their retention of the content and materials in Module 2.

Section 3: Planning for your 5S event

 In this section students will learn some important concepts for selecting an area for your 5S initiative.  They will also learn about Charters and collecting a baseline audit.

1 question

This section will test users retention of information shared in the planning for 5S lecture.

Section 4: Sort

 Lean Strategies International LLC will outline the sorting phase of the 5S system.  Discussions on this phase will include what to sort, what to do if you can't decide and what items should be kept.  We will also discuss concepts such as the 5S auction and red tagging items.  


  In this lecture students will walk through the creation of a red tag and learn what types of items get red tagged.  Lean Strategies International LLC will also discuss where these items go once they are tagged and how the 5S system master can help to keep track of red tagged items.


 The 5S auction is a critical part of the red tagging process.  Lean Strategies International LLC will introduce the 5S auction and some of the details involved with conducting.  NOTE - Auctions are a unique format for every company, due to different cultures and various established behaviors.  The following provides a general outline for how to conduct an auction.  

2 questions

 This quiz will test students retention and understanding of the information shared in the sorting, red tagging and auction lectures.

Section 5: Set In Order

  Lean Strategies International LLC addresses the set in order phase of the 5S system.  We will also discus concepts like "priority of use" and key tools such as shadow boards.

Section 6: Shine

Lean Strategies International LLC will discuss why shining is such an important stage of 5S.  We will also look at the 5S system master for some important questions to ask before starting the Shine phase.

2 questions

 This section will test users retention of the information shared in the shining lecture.

Section 7: Standardize

  In this lecture Lean Strategies International LLC will discuss important elements that can be put in place in order to sustain your 5S initiative.

3 questions

 This section will test students retention and understanding of information shared in the standardize lecture.  Some questions may test students retention of information shared in other lectures too.  

Section 8: Sustain

In this section students will discuss principles and important concepts related to the sustaining of a 5S initiative.

Section 9: 5S System Examples and Game

This module will look at some examples of 5S, after students look at examples of 5S they will play a game to help internalize 5S initiatives. Lean Strategies International LLC suggests that students print the game slides and instructions out it is a very powerful way to see 5S in action and we know you will enjoy it.

Section 10: Conclusion and Project extension

 In this lecture Lean Strategies International LLC will wrap up the 5S course.  Students will also be challenged to complete a 5S initiative of their own.  

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Lean Strategies International LLC, Solutions that ignite your power

Lean Strategies International is a coaching and Strategy Firm, that offers comprehensive Educational Services to everyday hard working employees and organizations around the world. With a coaching team that has been involved in COntinuous improvement activities for more than 10 years you can be sure that our team of Black belts and Master Black Belts will give you Quality knowledge that can truly unlock your power.

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