Value Stream Mapping
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This webinar will begin by defining value stream mapping and the key terms that comprise the VSM process. The purpose of VSM, important to participant focus, will also be discussed.
Next, the concept of current and future state VSM, foundational to process improvement, will be described and discussed. Examples of VSM and how the process is used to remove waste and improve workflows will be presented to enhance learning and ensure understanding of the concept.
Finally, the VSM development process will be broken into discrete steps and described from the viewpoint of the performer in terms of those actions that must be accomplished to achieve the goals of the process.
Why should you Attend:
Value stream mapping is essential to process improvement. The benefits of value stream mapping include being able to:
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Reveal the causes of and reduce resource waste
- Identify potential areas for improvement,
- Uncover priorities for action
- Efficiently optimize and link organizational interfaces
- Improve product quality
- Provide management with an understanding of critical processes, their status, and potential opportunities for improvement
Who Will Benefit:
- What is value stream mapping?
- Why do value stream mapping - what is its purpose?
- What is a workflow?
- What is value?
- What is the current and future state VSM?
- Examples of VSM
- The VSM development process
- Marketing Associates
- Product Managers
- Program Managers
- Contract Managers
- Project Managers
- Research & Development Associates, Managers, and Directors
- Design Engineers
- Manufacturing Managers
Charles H. Paul is the President of C. H. Paul Consulting, Inc. - a regulatory, manufacturing, training, and technical documentation consulting firm - celebrating its twentieth year in business in 2017. He has been a regulatory and management consultant and an Instructional Technologist for 30 years and has published numerous white papers on various regulatory and training subjects. The firm works with both domestic and international clients designing solutions for complex training and documentation issues.
He has held senior positions in consulting and in corporate training development prior to forming C. H. Paul Consulting, Inc. He also worked for several years in government contracting managing the development of significant Army-wide training development contracts impacting virtually all of the active Army and changing the training paradigm throughout the military.
He has dedicated his entire professional career explaining the benefits of performance-based training