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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.
Credits: Workshop qualifies for 0.8 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 8 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.
Manufacturing personnel, including technicians, engineers, and managers
5S tools and techniques