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Visual Management

Empower teams and bring essential data to life using specialist visual tools used globally to transform organisations

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Talking continuous improvement is one thing, but few activities can bring Lean to life for a business as dramatically as specialist visual management.

Why? Visual management makes vital data part of the fabric of a workplace, helping to embed it into the culture of an organisation.

Delivered by a Clarity expert, backed by a lifetime of Clarity continuous improvement expertise, this module will teach everything a team needs to know…and none of what they don’t!

Introduction to Visual Management

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We’ll explore a simple, powerful concept: visual management a vital tool within the world of Lean as it can be seen as the link between the data and the people.

Visual management uses instinctive visual cues to make succinct, accurate information within a workplace available at all times to those who need to know it.

The module looks at:

  • Current KPIs used in meetings and how these are displayed
  • Visual accountability
  • Correct escalation procedures through tiers of management
  • Challenging any ‘gaps’ in performance.
  • 1 x Bespoke-designed (as part of the workshop activity) KPI Performance Board overlay with whiteboard (1800x1200mm) including required accessories, such as magnetic status indicators and document holders
  • 1 x 8 Wastes poster overlay with whiteboard (small)
  • 1 x 8 Wastes board overlay with whiteboard (medium)
  • Complimentary Clarity slide pack handouts

Team members will finish their module with an understanding of visual management essentials:

  • Benefits of visual communication, including the importance of ‘Lead’ and ‘Lag’ measures and the ‘1-3-10 rule
  • How a tiered meeting structure works and why it is required
  • Identifying a communication strategy and tiered meeting structure
  • Creating a design brief for daily/weekly meeting performance boards
  • Coaching teams in the correct use of visual management to increase employee engagement and accountability

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Introduction to Lean & Visual Management

The essentials to spark transformation in an organisation, including an introduction to how visual management empowers employee engagement.

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Kanban / JIT Systems

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Lean Layout

Imagine a seamless flow of people, material and information. Lean Layout seeks to create the right thing in the right place at the right time for a performing workplace.

Lean Leadership

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Practical Problem Solving

A better, step-by-step approach to solving problems. Delivers a time-tested system for reducing wasted time and knock-on effect when inevitable challenges occur.

Single – Minute Exchange of Die

An unusual name for a powerfully simple consideration, SMED helps find and fix waste by striving for faster changeovers between processes.

Six Sigma

Hunt out and remove defects with a data-driven approach now celebrated across the globe for almost 50 years. Our Clarity module explores Six Sigma essentials.

Standard Work & Line Balance

Imagine the power of making the right work is completed in good time, in the right order and with everything needed to hand. Simple, but powerful.

Total Productive Maintenance

Go beyond traditional views of maintenance to discover how a focus on proactive and preventative maintenance can reduce wasted time and encourage safety.

Value Stream Mapping

Focusing on what’s truly important for an organisation means analysing, designing and managing the flow of materials and information.

Visual Management

Discover how visual learning helps teams to not just live, work and breathe change but keep improvements on track in the workplace.


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The work Clarity has done for our site has revolutionised the way we operate our lines; staff are actually communicating with one another and we’re all using the data and hard facts shown in the KPI boards to make decisions.

Paul Mann - Hub Operations Manager, DPD

Working with Clarity as a partnership really works for me; you’re open to different challenges and the team that I work with have been really responsive, they’ve also come up with some ideas which I’d not thought of. I see myself as an expert in visual management but you guys have still managed to teach me some things.

Craig Wilkinson – Network Rail

Thanks to Clarity, we follow all our KPI’s through visual management. Alongside the manufacturing successes we’re seeing with Clarity’s visual management, we’ve also seen a 30% reduction in our general waste and are saving £40,000 a year on one part of our waste management visual solutions through standardising our processes.

Steve Lomax – Crown Paints

Clarity’s solutions have played an important part in our visualisation success in Network Rail’s LNE, and are essential to the programme. Clarity supported us to reduce our Operations and Maintenance expenditure from £180,000,000 to £166,000,000. That’s a £14,000,000 saving! We also saw a 20% reduction on workforce and irregular working accidents and general performance across operators on the East Coast Mainline has improved.

Phil Verster, Managing Director of LNE

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