Value Stream Mapping

About this Event

This 1-day workshop will provide participants with a working knowledge of lean value stream mapping and with the understanding to be able to perform these activities with customers or clients.

    Course Objectives

    • Understand the benefits of Value Stream Mapping
    • Learn Value Stream Mapping techniques
    • Practice Value Stream Mapping

    Course Outline

    • What Is the Value Stream?
    • What Is Value Stream Mapping (VSM)?
    • How Do We VSM?
    • Value Stream Mapping Approach:
      • Define Product or Product Family
      • Determine Focus of VSM
      • Go to Gemba (Walk the Process)
      • Define the Basic Value Stream - Flowcharting
      • Add SME Specific Details
      • Create Current State VSM
      • Identify Wastes
      • Define Improvements
      • Create Future State Value Stream Map
      • Create Prioritized Implementation Roadmap
    • Value Stream Mapping Case Study and Exercise
    • Techniques for Executing the VSM Recommendations
      • DMAIC: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control
      • Agile Techniques (Scrum/Kanban)
      • SAFe Techniques (Agile Release Trains)

    Note: This course can be purchased with access to a VSM certification.

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    About the Instructor, Dan Tousignant, PMP, PMI-ACP, SPC, CSPO

    Dan has been leading software development projects for 20 years. He was first formally introduced to Agile via a Scrum Implementation in 2000 and has since adopted the Agile Manifesto values and principles when leading software development projects.

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    Dan holds a Bachelor of Science majoring in Industrial Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a Certified Project Management Professional, Professional Scrum Master, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Professional Scrum Developer.