In an increasingly competitive business world, identifying the areas where your company is losing time and money can give you a vital edge. Value stream mapping is one of the most popular tools of lean management and is easy to apply to virtually any production process, allowing you to locate and eliminate sources of waste and streamline your operations.
In 50 minutes you will be able to:
•Understand the main principles behind value stream mapping and lean management
•Identify the key icons used in VSM and find out what they mean
•Draw up your own map of material and information flows and use it to identify sources of waste
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