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BTCW 0182 - Lean 5S Housekeeping Strategies

Business Workshops Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This one day module will give you the information you need to participate in implementing the 5S method of housekeeping for your organization. Learn what the 5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace are and why 5S is the cornerstone of Productivity Improvement activities and a good starting point of your company’s Lean Journey.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this workshop the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the reasons for 5S.
  • Identify the 5 Pillars of 5S.
  • Have in-depth understanding of the 5 Pillars: Sort – The first Pillar; Set in Order – The second Pillar; Shine – The third Pillar; Standardize – The fourth Pillar; Sustain – The fifth Pillar.
  • Review common resistance to 5S programs.
  • Compare with examples of 5S successes in companies.
  • Understand how to begin with the end in mind.

Effective as of Fall 2015


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