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  1. Provides a proven approach to help you visualize and resolve disconnects, redundancies, and gaps in your value delivery system.
  2. Provides a highly effective means to transform leadership thinking, define strategy and priorities, and create customer-centric workflow.
  3. Provides a means to bring disparate organizational silos together and acts as a catalyst for stimulating and prioritizing organization-wide transformation.


Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is a practical and highly effective way to learn to see and resolve disconnects, redundancies, and gaps in how work gets done. At the strategic level, a VSM exercise should be conducted first before teams dive into problem solving and/or kaizen activities.

In this training powerpoint, you will learn the meaning and benefits of value stream mapping, prepare for a value stream mapping activity, identify a product/service family, document a current state value stream map, analyze value and waste, design the future state value stream, and finally create an implementation plan.

NOTE: This training package includes:
1. VSM training presentation (PowerPoint format)
2. VSM project template (PowerPoint format)
3. VSM templates comprising VSM Charter, Results Table, Implementation Plan and Common VSM Icons (Excel format)
4. VSM poster (PDF format, in color and monochrome, printable in A3 size)


1. Gain an overview of Lean concepts and principles.
2. Gain in-depth understanding about your current work systems and the related barriers to delivering value.
3. Design a future state that enables outstanding performance.
4. Develop action plan to achieve the future state and lay the foundation for continued improvement.


1. Overview of Lean Thinking
2. Introduction to Value Stream Mapping
3. Value Stream Mapping Icons
4. Phase 1: Define Product/Service Family
5. Phase 2: Document Current State
6. Phase 3: Design Future State
7. Phase 4: Create Implementation Plan

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