10:5 TWI: Why It’s Back

March 30, 2012

by Connstep Team

Created in the 1940’s to aid war efforts and fill workforce voids that were created by the military draft, TWI: Training Within Industry has seen a renaissance of sorts in the 21st century as a tool to help close the skills gap many organizations are faced with today.

In just 10 minutes, learn how TWI aided the workforce then, and how it is aiding the workforce now. You’ll learn why skilled employees are leaving companies and what you can do to create and keep happily engaged employees.


Tom Southworth is a Lean Consultant with CONNSTEP who specializes in the development and implementation of Lean Methodologies on an enterprise wide basis. Among his professional credentials, Tom is SME Lean Bronze Certified, an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, and a certified Training Within Industries (TWI) Job Instruction and Job Relations trainer.

Who should attend?

If you are concerned about losing the ‘tribal knowledge’ your most experienced employees possess or if you are experiencing difficulties cross-training or bringing new employees up to speed, you need to take the next 10 minutes to check out this 10:5 program.

What will you learn?
  • Why TWI was used in the 1940’s and why it is being used now
  • What drives employees to leave a company
  • How to develop an engaged workforce

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