Value Stream Mapping course
(May 7-8, 2009)
Doubletree Hotel Dearborn, Dearborn, MI. Value Stream Mapping is a valuable tool that allows you to create a visual representation of a process. During this course, participants become familiar with how to use this tool to measure and define process improvement opportunities by looking at all of the actions required to bring raw material through the organization and to the customer as final product. The process can be used in an office environment or on the shop floor. Creating the map helps you to understand the overall lead-time, cycle times, downtime and quality issues.
This course is intended for a wide range of individuals in management and on the shop floor who want to learn how to document a process and better communicate areas for improvement. It helps the organization more clearly define a direction in which to rally the problem-solving teams.