5S Training Program 

‚ÄčThe 5S Training Program covers the principles and implementation of the 5S Methodology, and the application of these principles to a 5S event of your choice.

This course teaches the principles and guides the implementation of the 5S organizational system to reduce waste and cost in a work area. The 5S system creates and maintains a clean, effective, high performance work area and serves as a foundation for further improvement activities by identifying, reducing and streamlining waste and excess costs that evolve in all organizations when not actively addressed. While 5S is usually associated with physical items (supplies, equipment, paperwork, etc.) the principles can be applied to any situation to better organize tasks, assignments, team interactions and more. The outcome of the 5S system is a more effective, more efficient and safer work space.

Course Overview

The course consists of two, 4-hour classroom sessions (approximately 5 weeks apart), with the implementation of the system in between class sessions. The program is offered three times per year; winter, spring and fall.

Next Course Offerings

There are no additional 5S cohorts scheduled for this academic year.

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