Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

CCOG for CEU 3488 Fall 2022

View archive version »
Course Number:
CEU 3488
Course Title:
5S/Visual Management
Credit Hours:
Lecture Hours:
Lecture/Lab Hours:
Lab Hours:

Course Description

Most operations have waste that causes their workers to be inefficient. This is true for the office, warehouse or manufacturing floor. Waste can be transportation, inventory, motion, waiting, overproduction, over processing and defects. All of these cost a company time and money.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Understand each S in 5S

How to properly Sort a work space

How to Set In Order a work space

Ways to Shine a work space

How to Sustain and Standardize a 5S area

How to create visual management

How to effectively audit and measure improvement

Ways to promote a 5S culture