5S & Visual Management

5S & Visual Management



5S is a Workplace Kaizen Methodology to improve one’s company orderliness and cleanliness at which these are the important reference points for judging company’s management competency and its power to realize the system.

Visual management is come along with 5S which to identify the gap between ideal standard and current workplace situation. It can be applied for the daily operation to alert everyone whether there is anything going wrong. However, management should take appropriate action to deal with.

Ultimate goal is to eliminate various type of waste that propel the manufacturing costs up.

5S and Visual management help to get prepare yourself for coming rivals.


This program aims to explain:

§ Seven wastes in manufacturing
§ Methodology of 5S (Seiri,Seiton,Seiso,Seiketsu& Shitsuke) & Visual Management
§ How 5S & Visual Management encounter the Seven wastes


Seminars, group exercise, discussion, brainstorming, video show, actual worksite study, etc

Target Audience

Any interested party who is keen to seek for perfection by continuous improvement through Kaizen methodology, i.e. Production, QA, Engineering, Planning, Logistic, Account, etc


All OPTIMUS trainers are experienced professionals who are all practicing consultants with years of experience working with customers to assist them in continuous improvement or Lean implementation.

Fee, Date, Duration & Venue (Fee does not include tea break, refreshments & lunch)

Professional Fees: RM 3000 per day (SBL Claimable)

Date: TBA

Course Duration: 1 day (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)



Program ...

Lean philosophy
Seven wastes that drive manufacturing costs up
Workshop 1 – how to identify wastes / Muda

Benefits - by end of this session, participants should be able:

- to see and differentiate between value-added and non-value-added activities
- to understand the Kaizen structure for Lean Manufacturing
5S – key to world class manufacturing
What is Visual Management
What trigger 5S
Why 5S is so important
Step 1 Seiri – Sorting
Step 2 Seiton – Systematic Arrangement
Step 3 Seiso – Cleaning
Step 4 Seiketsu – Standardization
Step 5 Shitsuke - Discipline
5S + Visual Management
5S games

Benefits - by end of this session, participants should be able:

- to understand each S steps’ Essences with simple simulation
Ideal standard VS Actual condition
How to maintain 5S practices
Workshop – generate 5S concept
Workshop – generate 5S concept

Benefits - by end of this session, participants should be able:

- to understand the basic methodology of 5S & Visual Management
- to understand how 5S & Visual Management eliminate Seven wastes
- to carry out 5S activity at the workplace
Wrap up