Building a Resume
By Cathy Hopkins
Students read about the components of a resume and write one for personal use.
Thinking Outside the Box
By Barbara Liang
Learners examine strategies for evaluating new ideas and accepting change. They consider a list of various reactions to change and a list of actions that enhance teamwork, and check those statements that apply to themselves.
By Kaye Krueger
Learners read about the benefits of grouping machines together for an efficient flow of the product.
Class 2 Levers: Force Input Angles
By James Bourassa, John Rosz
Learners use trigonometry to calculate angular input forces involving Class 2 mechanical levers.
The Case for Process Improvement: A Financial Example
By James Bork
Students read how profits can be doubled with the elimination of only a fraction of the "waste" in a company's operation.
Using Check Sheets
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
Learners read definitions of discrete, continuous, attribute and variable data and view examples of checklist, location and item check sheets.
Six Sigma Levels and the Cost of Quality
By Lee Binz
Learners read how low defect levels can cut production costs. Six Sigma success means reduced inspection expenses, less rework, and fewer customer complaints.
The SMART Principle
Learners will examine how to use the SMART principle to make sure a goal is simple, measurable, realistic, timely, and holds people accountable.
Use Your Learning Style to Boost Your Productivity
By Therese Nemec
Learners will identify their learning style and consider ways to help them retain information in school and on the job.
Problem Solving: Using a Run Chart
By Mitch Vesaas
You'll understand how to use a run chart to describe a manufacturing problem.
Time Management Matrix
By Jenner Reinke
Explore what time management is, how to use a time matrix, and how to put it all together and use our new time management skills to accomplish more during your days.
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners practice revising poorly written directions by applying criteria for giving directions.
Is Business Ownership for Me?
By Julann Jatczak
Students complete a questionnaire to help identify their readiness for business ownership.
The Red Tag System Used in the 5S Process
Learners read about a process for sorting items in the workplace. "Sort" is the first of the five steps in 5S.
Waste in the Office
Learners view examples of waste in an office environment and are asked to consider what they can do to eliminate or reduce waste in their own workplace.
5S for the Office
Learners read how each of the steps in 5S can be used to organize an office.
By Weldon Faull
Learners look through a telescope to see what a company chooses to focus on when making decisions about productivity, reducing waste, retraining, solving problems, and motivating employees.
Quality Assurance: A Self-Check Exercise
By John Stewart
Learners answer 24 multiple-choice questions regarding quality assurance. Immediate feedback is provided.
Business Records Management
By Dar DeBruin-Hein
In this interactive lesson, learners read the rules for filing business records and then test their knowledge in a series of exercises. Immediate feedback is provided.
Responding to Sexual Harassment
Learners follow the progression of a sexual harassment situation and recount the steps the victim took to deal with the problem.
In this interactive object, learners assess their knowledge of 5S, a process for attaining a safe, clean, neat arrangement of the workplace where everything has a specific location and unneeded items are eliminated.
The Physical and Physiological Problems of Too Much Stress
By Jim Lewis
Learners are shown the effect that too much stress can have on various parts of the body.
Learners view examples of devices that prevent mistakes from occurring.
Learners view a heijunka box and read how this tool is used for scheduling production in a pull system.
Push vs. Pull Systems
In this interactive object, learners read about the differences between push and pull manufacturing systems. A brief quiz completes the activity.