Included in this course:

  • Downloadable Templates & Worksheets

    Continue to practice what you learn even after you complete the course.

  • Built in Quizzes

    Test your knowledge and retention as you go.

  • Focused Methodology

    These tools help you see waste and solve problems in a reliable way.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the mechanics of the tools

  • Apply principle-based behaviors with the tools

  • Understand the role of tools in an environment of Organizational Excellence

  • Effectively apply tools to identify waste and improvement processes

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course

    • How to Use this Course

    • Introduction to Tools for Improvement

    • Problem Solving Guide

    • Tools Decision Guide

    • Overview of Organizational Excellence (Optional)

    • Before you get started...

  • 2

    Chapter #1-5S

    • Tools for Improvement: 5S

    • Chapter #1 - 5S Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter #2-The 5 Whys Process

    • Tools for Improvement: The 5 Whys

    • 5 Whys Worksheet

    • Chapter #2 - 5 Whys Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter #3-8 Wastes

    • Tools for Improvement: 8 Wastes

    • 8 Wastes Worksheet

    • Chapter #3 - 8 Wastes Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter #4-Communication Circle

    • Tools for Improvement: Communication Circle

    • Chapter #4 - Communication Circle Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter #5-Fishbone Diagram

    • Tools for Improvement: Fishbone Diagram

    • Chapter #5 - Fishbone Diagram Quiz

  • 7

    Chapter #6-Process Flow Mapping

    • Tools for Improvement: Process Flow Mapping

    • Chapter #6 - Process Flow Mapping Quiz

  • 8

    Chapter #7-The Pareto Tool

    • Tools for Improvement: The Pareto Tool

    • Pareto Tool Template

    • Chapter #7 - The Pareto Tool Quiz

  • 9

    Chapter #8-PICK Chart

    • Tools for Improvement: PICK Chart

    • PICK Chart Organizational Template

    • Chapter #8 - PICK Chart Quiz

  • 10

    Chapter #9-Line Charts and Bar Charts

    • Tools for Improvement: Line Charts and Bar Charts

    • Template Line Chart

    • Chapter #9 - Line Charts and Bar Charts Quiz

  • 11

    Chapter #10-SIPOC

    • Tools for Improvement: SIPOC

    • SIPOC Template

    • Chapter #10 - SIPOC Quiz

  • 12

    Chapter #11-Spaghetti Diagram

    • Tools for Improvement: Spaghetti Diagram

    • Chapter #11 - Spaghetti Diagram Quiz

  • 13

    Chapter #12-Standard Work

    • Tools for Improvement: Standard Work

    • Standard Work Template

    • Chapter #12 - Standard Work Quiz

  • 14

    Closing

    • Evaluation

    • Summary and Closing