5S Productivity Course

Create Total Participation

Engage every associate in waste-eliminating 5S practices and unlock the full potential of your organization. Make your people a true competitive advantage!

Capture Low-Hanging Fruit

Reap the immense productivity and quality gains of a highly engaged lean-thinking organization where every person practices kaizen (aka continuous improvement). 5S is an easy quick-win for eliminating waste and standardizing your work environment.

Establish a Culture of Discipline

The 5S rituals of sort, set in order, shine, standardize, and sustain assist in establishing widespread discipline throughout your organization. It begs and requires total commitment, which is a prerequisite for forming a lean organization.

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5S Training Made Easy

We’ve included everything you need in one flexible and effective package.

  • Bite-sized on-demand videos covering the essential practices of 5S (sort, set in order, shine, standardize, sustain).
  • 6 core training modules containing everything you need to know about 5S (35 min).

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Included in this Course

6 Bite-Sized Videos

Each of the videos are 3-7 minutes long, making them perfect for topical training or even a daily standup meeting.

7 Quizzes

Every course module includes a quiz to test learner comprehension.

6 Facilitator’s Guides

Use standardized facilitator’s guides for conducting training in groups.

Certificate of Completion

A certificate is awarded upon successfully passing the final quiz.

Deliver Training on Your Terms

On the shop floor

Play videos in daily stand up meetings. Reinforce lean behaviors for weeks and months to come!

In your next workshop

Use the course as a complete kaizen curriculum in your next training class or workshop. Train management. Train associates. And even kick-off kaizen events.

At any computer

Assign training to be completed at the learner’s own workstation or desk. Any device with an internet connection will work (phones and tablets included)!

For each new hire

Accelerate new hire comprehension with targeted lean training! Ensure that lean behaviors are taught for years to come.

In your next kaizen event

Prepare participants in your next kaizen event with effective lean knowledge. Make sure they hit the ground running… and in the right direction!

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Course Contents

Introduction to 5S

Module Contents
  • Discover the what 5S is and why it works
  • Learn the two purposes of 5S
  • Acquire a high-level understanding of sort, set in order, shine, standardize, and sustain
  • Realize the consequences of NOT practicing 5S
  • Understand the benefits of 5S practices
  • Discover two tips for success

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