Value Stream Mapping is a powerful tool for analyzing information and material flow throughout an organization or between organizations and identifying and planning improvements. In this course, you will learn how to effectively identify and eliminate waste and sources of waste in your organization. Participants in the class will work through a case example. They will create a current state maps, analyze the current state maps, and create lean future states. This course will teach the approach to multiple types of business models and scenarios including healthcare, manufacturing, support functions, and service organizations. Participants will also be able to ask about their unique situations and learn different ways to apply this powerful tool.
Creating and Managing a Value Stream Plan using A3 / PDCA Thinking
Value Stream Mapping for Business Processes and Support Functions within an Enterprise
Current State Example
Team Exercise: Analyzing a Business Process for Improvement
Lean Approach to Administrative Functions and Processes
Future State Analysis
Differences and Similarities to Mapping in Different Situations including Standard Manufacturing, Custom or Job Shops, Clinical Healthcare, Administrative Healthcare, Support Functions/Other Business Processes