Value Stream Mapping and Management (Virtual Live)


Value Stream Mapping is a powerful tool for analyzing information and material flow throughout an organization or between organizations and identifying and planning improvements.  In this course, you will learn how to effectively identify and eliminate waste and sources of waste in your organization. Participants in the class will work through a case example. They will create a current state maps, analyze the current state maps, and create lean future states. This course will teach the approach to multiple types of business models and scenarios including healthcare, manufacturing, support functions, and service organizations. Participants will also be able to ask about their unique situations and learn different ways to apply this powerful tool.

This program includes 4 live interactive, instructor-led training sessions plus online self-paced content utilizing our online lean learning system.   Students will be creating and analyzing value stream maps collaboratively in the live learning sessions utizing online break-out rooms.


Value Stream Mapping and Management (Virtual/Remote)
Dates: Tuesdays September 8-29, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Pacific / 1:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern

Location:Zoom / Your Home or Office

Instructor: Darren Dolcemascolo

Price: $495 (early registration 30 days prior to first session) / $595 (regular registration)

Value Stream Mapping and Management Program Outline
  • Lean and VSM Overview and Definitions
  • Types of Kaizen
  • Value Stream Identification
  • Types and Levels of Value Stream Mapping
  • Current State Analysis/Mapping Examples from Manufacturing and Healthcare
  • Team Exercise: Mapping the Current State
  • Creating a Lean Future State: Connecting Flow, Measuring Performance, Identifying Improvements
  • Mapping a Lean future state
  • Team Exercise: Future State
  • Creating and Managing a Value Stream Plan using A3 / PDCA Thinking
  • Value Stream Mapping for Business Processes and Support Functions within an Enterprise
  • Current State Example
  • Team Exercise: Analyzing a Business Process for Improvement
  • Lean Approach to Administrative Functions and Processes
  • Future State Analysis
  • Differences and Similarities to Mapping in Different Situations including Standard Manufacturing, Custom or Job Shops, Clinical Healthcare, Administrative Healthcare, Support Functions/Other Business Processes
  • Next Steps