Value Stream Mapping is an essential tool in the Lean process. It is the flow of materials and information through a process to deliver a product or service to the customer. Value Stream Mapping is the technique used to describe how all the company’s activities work together to produce a product or service for the customer.
The programme is aimed at any personnel engaging in business process improvement.
This programme is designed for online learning and mentor sessions. Please contact us for further details.
ETAC Certificate of Attendance
The aptly titled book “Learning to See” was a Shingo Research Prize recipient in 1999. It is filled with maps, diagrams and illustrations all aimed at helping everyone understand their business as a process or a series of processes.
This is an excellent tool to begin the Lean journey. It represents a snapshot of a process with all of the time, material and communication data added to help understand what is currently happening. Using various Lean tools such as Kanban, SMED and problem-solving, the aim is to build a future state map to predict the process improvements. This results in a strategy for the team in an easy-to-understand format.