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Workshop—Value Stream & Process Mapping

Value Stream & Process Mapping

How To Visualize & Improve Work Processes

In this hands-on, practical workshop, participants learn about both Value Stream Mapping and Process Mapping. They then apply their new knowledge to actual processes and value streams from their own factory or office. 

Value Stream and Process Mapping both help visualize complex manufacturing or business systems, identify waste and guide improvement efforts. The two techniques give different perspectives and both have a place.

Program Summary

Format Onsite Workshop Online Who Should Attend?
Time 2-Day 2-4 Wks Executives
Managers Engineers
Materials Managers
Production Workers
Cost $5700 (Includes Travel) $4700
Participants 5-25 5-20
Next Step Call us at 816-931-1414

Participants Will Learn...

Value Stream Mapping

Process Mapping

Program Outline

1.0 What Is Mapping All About?

Types of Maps

Value and Waste

Process Mapping

Background of Mapping

Mapping The MacProcess (Exercise)

2.0 Process Mapping The Present State

Detailed Procedure


Mapping Teams

Hints & How-To's

Team Project (Exercise)

3.0 Process Mapping The Future State


The Columbo Approach


Measuring The Results

Detailed Example

Team Projects (Exercise)

4.0 Value Stream Maps

What Is A Value Stream

Product Families

How To Map The Present State

Team Projects (Exercise)

5.0 Lean Principles & Techniques

Elements of Lean Manufacturing

Value Stream Symbology

Mapping The Future State (Exercise)

6.0 The Future State Value Stream Map

Seven Steps To The Future

Team Projects (Exercise)

7.0 Using Your Maps

Mapping and Strategy

Developing A Lean Manufacturing Strategy

The Elements of Lean

A Mental Model

Implementation Planning

Henry Ford

Every well-thought out process is simple.

Value Stream Map

Mapping Team At Work

Participants develop their map at a Strategos program in Puebla, MX.

VSM Instructor

Strategos instructor Lourdes Menendez makes a point obout the value stream map.

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Value Stream & Process Mapping

The Strategos Guide To Value Stream and Process Mapping goes  beyond symbols and arrows. In over 163 pages it tells the reader how to do it and what to do with it.

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