Kanban: Your Signal for Action
By Kaye Krueger
In this animated object, users view how a kanban signals production to start.
By Weldon Faull
Learners read how kanban is used in production control.
Cash Flow Crunch
By Julann Jatczak
Students read about cash flow problems and review suggestions for dealing with them.
Six Sigma - DMAIC Steps
By Lee Binz
In this interactive object, learners examine the five problem-solving steps of Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control. Some of the most common measures and tools are listed for each step.
Writing Effective Business Emails
By VickyWeiland, Rosie Bunnow
The learner will study an effective workplace email being written while a narrator explains the step-by-step process. The learner will distinguish the difference between poorly written and effectively written emails.
Teamwork Outside the Box
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will examine strategies for evaluating new ideas and accepting change that will enhance teamwork.
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners write an account of a workplace incident and evaluate statements for objectivity.
Six Sigma Methodology
Learners read what the letters DMAIC stand for and then complete a matching activity.
The TI-86 Scientific Calculator: Using Complex Numbers
By Patrick Hoppe
This primer introduces the student to the correct method of entering complex numbers into a TI-86 calculator.
Learners read a brief description of Kaizen and how it helps to eliminate waste in a process.
Business Cards Around the World
By Virginia Kirsch
Students read about the use of business cards in various countries and the customs that Americans should follow when presenting a card in those parts of the world.
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
Learners follow the FMEA process to predict potential failures and to prevent them. This activity uses the example of getting to work to help participants comprehend the concepts and to apply them to their own work processes.
Marketing Your Changes
By Barbara Liang
Learners explore actions that can be taken to achieve a buy-in from employees when changes are to be made in the workplace. Students then rank the steps in the order that they should be taken.
Following Directions: The Parts Room
By Dave Bunnow, Rosie Bunnow
In this animated and interactive object, learners follow oral directions in the workplace. They complete their task within a time limit. This object has audio content.
Icons and Symbols of Value Stream Mapping
In this interactive object, learners view the icons and symbols used most frequently in value steam mapping. A matching activity completes the object.
The TI-86 Scientific Calculator: Using the Reciprocal Function for Complex Numbers
This primer introduces the student to the correct method of using complex reciprocals in a TI-86 calculator. The solution of total impedance of a parallel circuit in rectangular form is shown.
The Process Flowchart - an Overview
By James Bork
Students view the steps, symbols, and benefits of creating a process flowchart. They then perform a self-assessment to determine their level of understanding.
A Model for Initiating Conflict Resolution (Video)
By Ann Heidkamp
In this screencast you'll identify and write assertive "I" statements that focus on BCF (behavior, consequences, and feelings).
Code of Ethics
In this interactive object, learners identify the feelings and values that motivate them and others to take responsibility for improving ethics in the workplace.
Six Sigma Process Performance Analysis
Students examine examples for calculation yield, throughput yield, rolled throughput yield, and payback, each of which is used to analyze process performance in a Six Sigma project.
Recharging Your Attitude
Learners will determine if they are satisfied with their attitudes and then rank tips for regaining a positive disposition in the workplace.
The Cost of Quality: A Self-Check Exercise
By John Stewart
In this interactive object, learners check their knowledge of concepts related to the cost of ensuring quality in manufacturing as they relate to the categories of appraisal, prevention, internal failures, and external failures.
Dietary Manager Training: Employee Turnover Costs
By Kristy Norenberg
Learners examine the costs of replacing an employee. Using a formula, students calculate these expenses in practice exercises.
The Twelve Principles of Lean Manufacturing
Following a "cut the fat" theme, learners click on 12 drawings of pigs to read about the principles of lean manufacturing.
The Rejection Letter
By David Wehmeyer
In this learning activity you'll practice formatting a rejection letter by arranging customer service content.