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Lean Management

Planning a 5S Initiative (LEAN-501)

In this course has been designed to prepare project leaders lead a 5S initiative in their organization. The 5S Methodology is a lean management techniques to optimize the organization of a workspace. It is the first step in a series of training courses designed to help organizations deploy and sustain 5S.
This course guides guides the student through the process of identifying all the people involved in the initiative, analyze the constraints affecting the space that needs to be reorganized, and plan the rollout of 5S in the organization.
  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Overview
  • Risk of failure
  • Learning Management System
  • Section 2 - The People
  • The Objectives
  • Motivations
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • KPI Current and Target Values
  • The Stakeholders
  • Facility Personnel Demographics
  • Facility Personnel Organization
  • Facility Personnel Perception of 5S
  • Facility Leadership
  • Other Stakeholders
  • Section 3 - Operations
  • The Facility
  • The Facility Purpose
  • Facility Floor Plan
  • Facility Pictures
  • The Rooms
  • Reviewing the Rooms
  • Upload Room Description
  • Section 4- The Plan
  • Prioritizing the Rooms
  • Communication with the Room Users
  • 5S Champion
  • Who will do the first 4S?
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed