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.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify barriers to critical thinking related to internal and external factors after viewing scenarios.
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.
Critical Thinking: Applying Analysis Steps to a Situation
By Rosie Bunnow
The learner reviews steps in analyzing a process and applies them to a situation in his/her own work or personal life.
By Jody Cooper
In this interactive object, learners follow the litigation process from the filing of a court case through the filing of an appeal. Learners’ choices will move the case in different directions, based on the actions of the parties and the Court. A quiz completes the activity.
The Red Tag System Used in the 5S Process
By Kaye Krueger
Learners read about a process for sorting items in the workplace. "Sort" is the first of the five steps in 5S.
Learners read a brief description of Kaizen and how it helps to eliminate waste in a process.
Learners view a heijunka box and read how this tool is used for scheduling production in a pull system.
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.
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.
Quality Assurance: A Self-Check Exercise
By John Stewart
Learners answer 24 multiple-choice questions regarding quality assurance. Immediate feedback is provided.
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.
Learners practice revising poorly written directions by applying criteria for giving directions.
Scenario: Courier Delivery
In this learning activity you'll calculate the best route to make the most money. You'll practice picking the shortest route.
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.
Six Sigma Methodology
Learners read what the letters DMAIC stand for and then complete a matching activity.
Is Business Ownership for Me?
By Julann Jatczak
Students complete a questionnaire to help identify their readiness for business ownership.
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.
Learners view examples of devices that prevent mistakes from occurring.
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.
Learners read how kanban is used in production control.