Value Stream Mapping – VSM

a practical training workshop for an essential lean management tool

Lean management is about channelizing the organisational resources in the direction of customer requirements & organisational vision. Value Stream Mapping is a tool commonly used in lean continuous improvement programme to help understand & improve the material and information flow within organisations. As with any lean management toolset the principal aim of Value Stream Mapping is to improve processes.


  • To get an overview of Value Stream Mapping
  • To relate to the work processes presently followed
  • Devise an improvement roadmap


  • What is value?
  • What is waste?
  • What is value stream?
  • How to map value stream?
    • Formats & symbols
    • An actual shop floor exercise
  • Current state VSM
  • Identify improvement areas
  • Target improvements
  • Future state VSM
  • Improvements
  • Pitfalls to avoid

Take Away

On attending this training workshop, , the participants will get a value focus to their work and will be able to participate in a VSM exercise as a valuable team member.

Who should attend?

  • Middle Level
  • Senior Level


  • Multimedia Presentation
  • Concept Explanation
  • Facilitated Discussion
  • Group exercise
  • Individual exercise
  • Study material
  • Mock mapping
  • Q&A

Interaction Language

  • English
  • Hindi/ English

What is the programme duration?

  • 1 day
  • 2 days
  • 3 days
  • 3 1/2 days
What is the right duration for me?

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