Value Stream Mapping | VSM

Value Stream Mapping or VSM Training equips individuals with the skills to effectively utilize Value Stream Mapping as a powerful process improvement tool. This training covers the principles and techniques necessary for creating comprehensive visual representations of production processes. Participants learn to identify bottlenecks, eliminate waste, and optimize workflows to enhance overall efficiency.

VSM Training is essential for professionals seeking to drive continuous improvement initiatives, streamline operations, and maximize value delivery throughout the entire production or service delivery chain.

Course Objective

The course objective of Value Stream Training or VSM Training is to empower participants with the knowledge and skills to proficiently apply Value Stream Mapping techniques. Participants will learn to create visual representations of processes, identify inefficiencies, and implement strategic improvements.

This training aims to equip individuals with the expertise needed to drive organizational efficiency, reduce waste, and optimize workflows through the effective application of Value Stream Mapping principles.

Who Should Attend

  • Operations Managers
  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Quality Managers
  • Production Supervisors
  • Continuous Improvement Teams

Benefits of Attending VSM Training

Value Stream Mapping (VSM) Training is a systematic approach to equip individuals with the skills needed to optimize processes and enhance customer satisfaction.

The VSM Training process encompasses four key phases and involves ten major activities.

1. Enhanced Process Visibility: Gain skills to create visual representations, providing a comprehensive view of processes for better understanding.

2. Improved Efficiency: Learn to identify and eliminate bottlenecks, reducing delays and enhancing overall operational efficiency.

3. Waste Reduction: Acquire tools to pinpoint and eliminate waste in processes, contributing to resource optimization.

4. Strategic Process Improvement: Develop the ability to strategically improve workflows for increased productivity and effectiveness.

5. Cross-Functional Collaboration: Foster collaboration among teams by providing a common visual language for process analysis and improvement.

6. Continuous Improvement Culture: Instill a culture of continuous improvement by empowering individuals to identify and address inefficiencies.

7. Optimized Value Delivery: Streamline processes to maximize value delivery to customers, aligning operations with organizational goals.

8. Skill Advancement: Enhance professional skills in Value Stream Mapping, contributing to career development and growth.

9. Adaptability to Change: Develop agility in adapting processes to changes in business requirements and market dynamics.

10. Increased Organizational Competitiveness: Equip individuals with tools to drive efficiency, positioning the organization competitively in its industry.

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Training Outline

1. Overview of Value Stream Mapping
Introduction to Lean Methodology – TIMWOOD
– Different type of Costs in Manufacturing – Man Machine Material & Method Cost
– VSM as a Strategic Approach to Capture all Wastes and All Cost Elements,Understanding the concept of Value Stream Mapping

Level 1 – Business Level Mapss
– Delivery Performance (O2D Ratio)
– Production Plan Adherence / Performance (D2P Ratio)
-PLead Time & VA Time(VA-NVA Ratio)

Level 2 – Dept / Process Level Maps
– Inventory RM-WIP-FG (SS, ROL)
– OEE with Mc Utilisation
– Flow of Material and Line/ Process Structure

Level 3 – Section / Line Level Maps
– ManPower Utilisation & Productivity
Quality & Yield
– TAKT and Cycle Time Focus, Bottlenecks and Line Balancing 

2. Current State Mapping ( One Product Category)
– Understanding the importance of flow of material and information in mapping process
– Guideline on How to Observe the process for VSM Mapping
– Sample Data requirement for VSM
– Level 1 Mapping and Presentation by Participants
– Level 2 Mapping and Presentation by Participants
– Level 3 Mapping and Presentation by Participant

3. Future State Mapping with Decision Making
– O2D and D2P Ratio Simulation example and Discussion – Is your System is Pull or Push ????
– TAKT calculation of TAKT, Achieving TAKT – (Decision and Action Elements)
– Is SUPERMARKET required – (Decision and Action Elements)

4. Kaizen Blasts / Blitzs 
– ManPower
– Material
– Machine

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Feedback From Past Participants

1. The Value Stream Mapping Training was enlightening. The instructor’s clear explanations and hands-on activities made complex concepts accessible. 

2. Highly recommend the Value Stream Mapping Training. The content was well-structured, and the interactive sessions allowed for a deep dive into real-world applications.

3. The training not only enhanced technical skills but also instilled a mindset for continuous improvement. A truly valuable and practical learning experience.


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