“Exceptional, viewing the workplace through the eyes of value-add associates—instructing, coaching, and guiding us through a visual conversion.”

Alice W. Lee, VP, Business Transformation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

“The world’s foremost visual workplace expert has detailed what it takes to make [visuality] a system… you’ll be eager to put [it] to use.”

Richard J. Schonberger, author World-Class Manufacturing, Let’s Fix It! and many other books

“A work in perfect harmony with The Shingo Prize.”

Robert D. Miller, Executive Director, The Shingo Prize

The WTMS System

Twelve Operator-Led Modules

  • 1 The Basics of Workplace Visuality
  • 2 The Building Blocks of Visual Thinking
  • 3 Your Implementation Tool Box
  • 4 Smart Placement: Problem & What-Is Map
  • 5 Smart Placement: Logic & Could-Be Map
  • 6 Smart Placement: Principles 1-7
  • 7 Smart Placement: Principles 8-14
  • 8 The Visual Where: Borders
  • 9 The Visual Where: Addresses & ID Labels
  • 10 Resistance & Inertia and Visual Mini-Systems
  • 11a The Four Power Levels of Visual Devices
  • 11b The Four Power Levels of Visual Devices

WTMS Behind-The-Scenes

Three Bonus Modules

  • A Intro to the WTMS System
  • B Seven Start-Up Requirements
  • C Getting Ready to Blitz
Created and narrated by Gwendolyn Galsworth, The Work That Makes Sense eLearning System (WTMS) is a powerful series of 12 individual on-demand modules, based on Galsworth’s Shingo-Prize winning book of the same title.
Use WTMS to teach your value-add associates how to convert their own work areas, step-by-step, into a workplace that speaks. With over 900 powerful, full-color visual solutions as a teaching base, this series of webinars stimulates real-time learning and hands-on application–supported by exercises, checklists, discussion points, and lots of visual thinking. (In the past, companies paid over $50,000 for the same materials.)
Each stand-alone module is about an hour and can be viewed solo or with a group. Precise navigation allows you to stop and start whenever you like.

We offer three affordable ways for you to purchase WTMS. Click on any of the three below. Or click here to see all three at once and compare.

BONUS! Receive the following FREE when you buy the complete WTMS System

  • Three Behind-The-Scenes Modules (listed on left)
  • The WTMS Resource Folio, a treasure trove of forms, templates, hit lists, checklists, exercises, and other supporting materials you can customize and print
  • Dr. Galsworth’s 8-podcast bundle, Becoming a Brilliant Visual Workplace Trainer
Whether you want a spirited and engaged workforce, measurable bottom-line results—or both—the WTMS eLearning System is the affordable, powerful way to transform your value-add employees into a workforce of visual thinkers and produce a 15% to 30% increase in productivity.