5S System – The Visual Workplace

Provided by: MEP Courses

This workshop offers participants an opportunity to experience first-hand how a 5S System can reduces waste in a simulated production facility. Participants learn the concepts of the 5S System - Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain - and then apply them to transform a cluttered, disorganized, inefficient production area into an orderly and productive workplace. The outcome is more than just a clean work area. The workshop shows participants how a 5s System can increase the value-added output per worker, with improvements in productivity , safety, and quality with savings going right to the bottom line.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn tools and techniques for 5S System.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for professionals, including graduate students

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


Purdue University MEP

Employee Type


Method of Delivery

Face to Face

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