Visual Management Systems Course

Visual Management Systems Course

Updated Jun 16, 2024
Course Description

Course Overview

This Course is a great way to introduce people to the concept of Visual Management Systems in the workplace. The course will also build upon the knowledge of people already familiar with the subject.

The learner will understand to be truly effective Visual Management Systems (VMS) need to be an integrated part of continuous improvement culture, with the objective being to manage processes in real-time. VMS takes time, effort and persistence in order to become an integral part of a business system before you can gain the full benefits. The benefits of implementing VSM include:

People will be able to:

  • Set up a management structure to enable them to see ‘at-a-glance’ what is going on in their processes
  • More efficiently manage team activities
  • Understand how to structure a visual management board
  • Gain clarity of purpose and transparency of the process

Target Audience

Intellelearn courses are designed to be both fun and educational. Our courses are fully interactive and with real learning rather than simply 'click-next'!

This course will help people learn the principles of Visual Management Systems and show how to apply the principles within their work environment.

Learning Objectives

The learner will understand key principles/benefits of VSM including:

  • Clearly identify what action or escalation is expected when any deviation from standard is found
  • Allows easier understanding for workforce
  • Prompts corrective actions quickly
  • Keeps data current and clearly identifies the owner of the data
  • Devolves decision making to the lowest level
  • Uses charts and graphs rather than numbers to assist in the understanding of performance and other information requirements
  • Leadership will have confidence that team leaders are fully informed and taking the right actions in an open and transparent structure.
  • Organisations where monitoring and measuring is on-going means there is a much better chance of preventing problems, rather than just reacting to them.

Training outcomes

By the end of the course learners will understand:

  • Understand the principles and benefits of Visual Management
  • Have an understanding of Visual Management techniques in the workplace
  • Know how to deploy Visual Management in the workplace

Approximate Duration

1 hour