Visual workplace - How to create a workplace that speaks to you

This short 15-minute course on "Visual Workplace in Lean Six Sigma" focuses on teaching individuals and teams how to implement visual management techniques to improve efficiency, communication, and organization within a Lean Six Sigma environment. Included: English Narrated video, Workbook and One Point Lesson

Riaan Du Plooy | Author Level 5

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What you will learn

  • Visual controls

  • No language barriers!

  • Employee Engagement and Training

  • Visual Workplace Sustainability

  • A workplace that speak

  • Safety and Compliance

  • Problem-Solving and Continuous Improvement

Course Content:

Introduction to Visual Workplace in Lean Six Sigma:
Understanding the importance of visual management.
How visual workplace aligns with Lean Six Sigma principles.

Benefits of Visual Workplace:

Exploring the advantages of implementing visual workplace techniques.
Improved communication, efficiency, and error reduction.
Key Visual Workplace Tools and Concepts:
Introduction to various visual management tools, including:
5S (Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain)
Visual boards and signs
Andon systems
Poka-yoke (mistake-proofing)

Visual Boards and Signs:
Design principles for creating effective visual boards and signs.
Using visual boards to display key performance metrics and project status.

Andon Systems:
Introduction to Andon systems for immediate issue identification and escalation.
Setting up and using Andon systems in various work environments.

Kanban Systems:
Understanding the principles of Kanban and its applications in visual management.
Practical exercises on implementing Kanban systems.

Poka-Yoke (Mistake-Proofing):
Strategies for incorporating mistake-proofing devices and techniques into work processes.
Reducing errors and defects through visual cues.

Visual Workplace Layout and Organization:
Layout design principles for creating a visually organized workspace.
Efficient storage and tool placement for easy access.

Standardized Work and Visual Instructions:
Developing standardized work instructions with visual cues.
Ensuring consistency in work processes.

Visual Workplace Sustainability:
Strategies for sustaining visual workplace improvements over time.
Incorporating visual management into daily routines.

Problem-Solving and Continuous Improvement:
Using visual cues to identify and address problems in real-time.
Encouraging a culture of continuous improvement.

Employee Engagement and Training:
Training employees on visual workplace concepts and techniques.
Involving employees in the design and maintenance of visual systems.

Safety and Compliance:
Incorporating safety and compliance elements into the visual workplace.
Meeting regulatory requirements.

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60 Students
Author Level 5
120 Courses
About Instructor

Riaan is a dynamic leader, coach, facilitator, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of hands-on experience driving business results. Riaan is highly skilled and has worked across diverse industries internationally. With a degree in Chemical Engineering, Riaan started in the major breweries and bakeries in South Africa and was so dedicated to his work that he was often known to take his work home with him.


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