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Value Stream Mapping

Want a clear understanding of the processes that drive each of your products from start to finish? this course will provide the knowledge of  how to clearly map out all process actions, identify those that create value, those that create no value but are currently required and those actions which don’t create value as perceived by the customer. Attendees will learn how to look for opportunities to eliminate muda  (waste – activities that consume resources but create no value), cut cycle time, improve quality and expedite customer delivery by exploring the big picture.

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Defining value from the customers perspective
  • Creating the Value Stream Map
    • Determining the process start and end
    • Identifying the process actions
    • Capturing the process data
    • Analyzing the process data
  • Techniques for identifying muda
    • Overproduction
    • Inventory
    • Repair / rejects
    • Motion
    • Processing
    • Waiting
    • Transport