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Standardized Work & Auditing


Participants will work on the importance of consistent job instructions, their methodology, quality control and standard work. "Visual Factory" systems and the interactive use of visual controls using a simulation will show the balance of maximizing pictures and minimizing words.

An addition this year is covering the importance of auditing to lean implementation and sustaining improvements. Methods such as layered process auditing are discussed.


  • Explain how common documentation is useful

  • Describe advantages of a common standard work methodology

  • Demonstrate why its not "Who" but "Why" process problems occur

  • Describe an implementation game plan to realize results on The Plant Floor and in The Office of implementing standard work

  • Demonstrate the power of Visual Controls

  • Describe how to effictively apply auditing to sustain improvements

Course Section
Course: CELM 103-00
Term: 1353
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 17926
Instructor(s): Richard Fleming
Dan Keyes
Location: Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC, 622 Godfrey SW, GR MI 49503
Dates: Apr. 13, 2018 (Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Units: 0.8 CEUs
Seats Remaining: 7
Notes: Lunch will be provided
Required Fees:
       Registration Fee (with CEUs) $625.00

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