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Seminar & Kaizen—5S & Visual Control For The Office

5S & Visual Control For The Office

kaizen kanjiIn this program, office employees learn the principles of Five-S and put them into practice in their own office and workspace. This program combines classroom training with a mini Kaizen Event to make the transition from classroom to practice. 

The program is oriented to the office environment with examples, photos and techniques. It is a great start for a 5S implementation.

Program Summary

Format Onsite Workshop Who Should Attend?
Time 1-Day All Office employees
Cost $3600 (Includes Travel)
Participants 5-40
Next Step Call us at 816-931-1414

Participants Will Learn...

  • How 5S improves the workplace. 

  • Why 5S makes for easier tasks. 

  • How to sort through the junk and avoid the "packrat" syndrome. 

  • Using the Red Tags to eliminate junk. 

  • Finding the optimum location for each item. 

  • Standardizing your work to avoid errors.

  • "How clean is clean?" and why Mother was right. 

  • How to evaluate a workplace. 

  • Photos and Mapping For Efficiency 

  • How to keep from backsliding.

Program Outline

1. Introduction 5S and Visual Control

What It Is (and what it isn't) 

Benefits of Implementing 5S 

Purpose Origins of 5S 

2. The 5S' Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize & Sustain 

Sort 

The 3 Basic Categories 

Who Decides?

Set-in-Place

Location, Boundaries & Recoil 

Shine 

Developing Team Participation 

Examples - Before and After 

Standardize 

Sustain 

3. Visual Control What Is Visual Control? 

Signs, Signals, Controls and when to use each.

Visual Control Video

4.0 Into Practice

Planning The Kaizen Event

Re-Organizing The Workplace

Report on Results

5.0 Planning The Next Steps

Developing Your Project List

Setting Up The Daily & Weekly Schedules


After 5S

Everything is in reach for this customer service representative.

Work Staging in Office 5S

Loan applications arrive on this table for processing by teams.  

5S Office Worker

Happy People


Presenting The Results

Shop floor teams demonstrate unexpected presentation skills under proper guidance.

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