Value Stream Mapping (VSM) and its Efficient Use

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Even if the material stays in the plant for weeks, the processes adding value on the product may last several minutes only. Value Stream Mapping method helps you identify waste and define potentials for improvements through teamwork during planned workshops. If not used only once, this tool may become one of the strategic tool for continuous process improvement with significant financial and organizational benefits.

Your needs are:

  • Decrease the “throughput time” in the organization
  • Decrease the inventories and WIP
  • Unveil opportunities for optimization
  • Create well-educated VSM team
  • Use VSM in a proper way at the right processes at the right time
  • Use VSM as a strategic improvement tool

Target group:

  • Continuous improvement specialist
  • Process Specialists
  • Quality
  • Logistics
  • Production

Training content:

  • VSM as a strategic continuous improvement tool
  • VSM team definition
  • Understanding: Added Value Creation
  • Material and Information flows identification
  • Process of current value stream mapping
  • Pictograms and document lay-out
  • Waste identification
  • Process of current state improvement (PDCA)
  • Elaboration of future state map
  • Measurement of VSM contribution
  • Definition of key processes to analyze
  • VSM workshops planning & organizing
  • Case Study

Duration: 2 days

In-house module in customer location only