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  1. Provides a summary of the four key phases of value stream mapping.
  2. Serves as a supplementary tool for your value stream mapping workshop session.
  3. Print the poster in A3/A4 size right out from your office copier machine.


This product (Value Stream Mapping [VSM] Poster) is a 3-page PDF document with a supplemental PowerPoint document, which you can download immediately upon purchase.

The Value Stream Mapping (VSM) Poster describes the four key phases of managing a value stream mapping project in an organization.

The poster is available in two distinct themes: a vibrant color scheme and a professional monochrome version. In both formats, the poster comes in a convenient PDF as well as an editable PPTX format, enabling effortless printing on A3/A4-sized paper from standard office copier machines. This versatile resource can be prominently displayed on employee workstations or distributed alongside your training materials.

Furthermore, the poster is an ideal supplement to Value Stream Mapping training presentations. It serves as a valuable takeaway, summarizing the core principles of VSM and reinforcing the key takeaways from your training.

The VSM Poster describes the four main phases of value stream mapping activities:

1. Define Product/Service Family
•  Prepare for the value stream mapping activity; define the value stream mapping charter, including objective, scope and product family.

1.1 Define and scope problem
1.2 Pick product family
1.3 Determine value stream mapping objective and benefits
1.4 Create value stream mapping project charter

2. Document Current State
•  Document the current state so as to gain a deep understanding about your current work systems and the related barriers to delivering value.

2.1 Map current state value stream
2.2 Quantify current state value stream performance
2.3 Analyze and identify improvement opportunities

3. Design Future State
•  Design a future state value stream map that enables outstanding performance on all fronts; prioritize improvement projects.

3.1 Develop future state value stream map
3.2 Prioritize improvement projects

4. Create Implementation Plan
•  Adopt the new design, create an implementation plan and lay the foundation for continued improvement.

4.1 Develop implementation plan
4.2 Seek management approval
4.3 Implement the plan and monitor progress

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Source: Best Practices in Value Stream Mapping PDF: Value Stream Mapping (VSM) Poster PDF (PDF) Document, Operational Excellence Consulting

Crafted by a seasoned Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with a proven track record at industry leaders like Microsoft, IBM, and Panasonic, this poster is your pathway to achieving Operational Excellence through Lean Methodologies.
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File Type: PDF pdf (PDF)
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File Size: 234.4 KB
Number of Pages: 3

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Current version published: Mar 13, 2023
Initial upload (first version): Oct 28, 2020


Author: Operational Excellence Consulting
Additional documents from author: 222

Operational Excellence Consulting, founded in 2009 by Allan Ung, draws from extensive experience at Microsoft, IBM, and Underwriters Laboratories (UL). With over three decades of expertise in strategy deployment, customer experience design, and operational excellence, our mission is clear: empowering global individuals and organizations through Design Thinking and Lean Methodologies. [read more]

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