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Applying Value Stream Mapping in Lean Business

Applying Value Stream Mapping in Lean Business


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
To understand how something works, you need to observe it, noting how it fits into a larger pattern. In this course, you'll learn about adding value stream maps to your operations – visual representations of the flows that lead to a product or service being created. Value stream mapping is a Lean technique helps you make your Operations Management more efficient. You'll also learn about creating a future-state value stream map, and eliminating process blocks. The course also covers how recognize how a value stream map improves an organization's efficiency. And it explores ways to identify sources of waste and issues with quality.

Target Audience
Individuals who have responsibility for reducing costs and waste, and improving efficiency and customer value at the organizational or departmental level

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Applying Value Stream Mapping in Lean Business

  • recognize the key objectives of value stream mapping
  • sequence the steps in the value stream mapping process
  • identify the types of data required to create a current-state value stream map
  • match the symbols used in the mapping process to the data they represent
  • identify sources of waste in the current-state map
  • identify process blocks in a current state map using cycle time and takt time
  • recognize the features of a pull system for future state mapping
  • Course Number:
    oper_46_a04_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Everyone