On-site Training (2 days) + Workshop (3 days)
Value Stream Mapping (VSM) & Process Mapping

Challenges

Planning the productive capacities needed to meet current and future needs of customers is a continuous challenge for all companies. To continuously increase competitiveness and meet strategies related to it, companies need to understand continuously the current state of available capacities and associated constraints by creating a management system that seek to synchronize all company and suppliers processes to specific customer needs.

Solutions

To survive in a very competitive market and to achieve a reasonable profit, Exegens® offers companies a systemic and systematic approach to knowledge and continuous improvement of available capabilities through:

  • reducing Total Lead Time by coordinating activities according to customer needs;
  • synchronization of all business processes of company and suppliers to takt time level;
  • increasing flexibility to customer requirements by reducing batch sizes;
  • continuously reducing losses for equipment, men, materials and utilities;
  • continuously reducing Work in process (WIP);
  • reducing materials, components and spare parts inventory;
  • reducing the finished goods inventory.

Results

The Value Stream Mapping & Process Mapping training program enables participants to understand the physical and information route performed by the order of a client through the entire company and what kind of  inputs must be ensured in order to facilitate de outputs of goods/ services having the correct quality, in time and with an acceptable cost, and in accordance with company strategies. The Value Stream Mapping and Process Mapping techniques are for all employees, used to determine where the main constraints are and what means can be used to reduce or eliminate these constraints.

For companies, the Value Stream Mapping & Process Mapping training program by Exegens® offers the following potential future benefits:

  • increasing the accuracy of planning capabilities required in accordance with current and future needs of customers;
  • defining and reducing Total Lead Time for each product family;
  • identifying the opportunities toreduce Total Lead Time;
  • increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of product family processes;
  • defining the optimal level of Work in process (WIP);
  • reducing stocks of raw materials, components, spare parts and finished products;
  • reducing the time for internal supply of raw materials and componenets; etc.

From individual perspective, the Value Stream Mapping & Process Mapping training program by Exegens® can increase and enhance your knowledge and skills to support the continuous improvement of business processes, can increase the level of adaptability to the current professional requirements and can increase the opportunities for career development.

The Summary of the Training Program:

1. Introduction in Value Stream Mapping: Policy Deployment and Total Factory Lead Time;

2. Exegens® concepts and Value Stream Mapping: Productivity Business Model and Management Branding;

3. Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (Exegens® concept) – Beyond Production Value Stream Mapping;

4. Value Stream Mapping: organization and leadership;

5. Collecting information for Value Stream Mapping (utility of Value Stream Management; understanding customer and market demand; basic Lean principles/ Pull vs. Push; information and material flow; VSM storyboard);

6. Initiating Value Stream Mapping (chosing VSM, understanding market, flows, capacities) – example from the automotive industry;

1. The Current State in Value Stream Mapping (VSM Current State – Production Lead Time, Material Lead Time, Delivery Lead Time; minimum Lead Time and maximum Lead Time; performance indicators) – example from the automotive industry (continuing);

2. The Future State and improving Value Stream Mapping (VSM Future State; Kaizen and Kaikaku; creating Kaizen and Kaikaku plans; Kaizen in 12 steps; implementing Kaizen and Kaikaku plans) – example from the automotive industry (continuing);

3. Process Mapping (defining Process Mapping; defining the process goal; chosing the process targets; examples);

4. Process Map and performance indicators (documenting the current state in 10 steps; analysis and interrogation of processes; losses analysis; creating action plans; criteria for chosing priorities; Kaizen and SCAMPER; symbols; KPI and examples);

5. Methods Design Concept (MDC) – beyond traditional kaizen;

6. Tangible and intangible results of Value Stream Mapping and Process Mapping.

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