Date: May 15, 2024
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cost: $399 ($360 if registered by 5/1/2024)
Location: NWIRC Learning Center
8425 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509

Lunch provided

PROGRAM GOALS: You will learn…
• What are value streams and the definition of the value stream mapping process
• How to define product families to determine what information in included in the map
• What data is important to collect for the value stream map
• How to construct a current state value stream map
• How to identify and quantify improvement initiatives
• The difference between localized improvement and holistic improvements
• How to apply value stream mapping techniques to improve overall company performance
• How to construct a future state value stream map
• How to develop an implementation plan to transition from the current state to the future state
• How establish a management review process to ensure continued sustainable success

DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the value stream mapping process. The focus of this course is to give participants the competence to perform value stream mapping by determining how to define product families, how to map the current state map, how to identify improvement opportunities, and how to create a future state map, and how to create the action plan to transition from the current state to the future state. Participants will be introduced to the concepts of synchronous flow and the 8 wastes and how to identify improvement opportunities for the organization. In addition, the participants will gain an understanding of how value is defined from the perspective of the customer, how value is currently created in the value stream map, and what changes can be made to improve customer value, improve flow, and reduce waste. Participants will be introduced to the mapping process and how to use the map to analyze and determine actions that will improve the overall performance of the company. Participates will apply the principles to hands on exercises to reinforce the learning.

COURSE OUTLINE:
Module 1:
Introduction to Lean and value stream mapping
Defining value from the customer’s perspective
Preparing for mapping and baseline data collection
Defining product family groupings
Module 2:
Documenting the current state value stream map
Identifying steps to creating a stable and capable delivery system
Introduction to synchronous flow and the eight wastes
Evaluating opportunities against the overall impact on company performance
Module 3:
Determining future state transition phases
Creating a transition plan from the current state to the desired future state(s)
Establishing a management review process to ensure success and sustainability.
Identifying future improvement opportunities tied to company performance

About the Presenter:

Max Krug, Future State Engineering. Max has over 29 years experience in operations, including 16 years’ consulting companies in a variety of sectors. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Alfred University and a Master’s in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University.

Email rkeller@nwirc.org for additional information or questions.

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