Overview of Value Stream Mapping (VSM)

This course provides a comprehensive look at how VSM can help you streamline your operations. It will give you the foundational understanding…

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Course Overview

The Overview of Value Stream Mapping Course provides a comprehensive look at how VSM can help you streamline your operations. It cover what Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is in order to provide you with the foundational understanding that will allow to move on to the more advanced VSM concepts.

To go along with this foundational knowledge are the tools that will help guide you to the best decisions regarding your Value Stream Map. Finally, the common VSM icons will be discussed, providing you with a solid understanding of what to include and how to read Value Stream Maps.

Why take this course?

To get an objective overview of value stream mapping and its applications

What am I going to learn?

  • What is value stream mapping
  • How to decide which value stream in your business will benefit the most
  • An explanation of the icons used in standard value stream mapping exercises

Who is the intended audience?

Anyone looking to understand and improve their business holistically

What are the prerequisites?

This is an introductory course.

What am I going to receive?

  • A foundational understanding of the tool known as value stream mapping
  • PDF transcripts for your review
  • A list of the terms used in the videos and their definitions
  • Power Point presentations to support your learning
  • PDF versions of the forms featured in the videos
  • A badge rewarded upon successful completion of the course

Course Curriculum

What Exactly is Value Stream Mapping?00:00
Tools for Targeted Value Stream Mapping00:00
An Explanation of the Common VSM Icons00:00
Quiz – Overview of Value Stream Mapping00:15

Course Reviews

  1. Avatar of Phanendra Devineni Phanendra says:

    Great Intro to the concept.

  2. Avatar of Ilkka Taponen Ilkka says:

    good starting point
    A good starting point to learn about VSM.

  3. Avatar of rohu madeka rohu says:

    Good explanation from trainer

  4. Avatar of Marcus Kuhn Marcus says:

    Very interesting basics of VSM.

  5. Avatar of Bert Ahlers Bert says:

    Good elementary introduction to VSM
    Good basics to understand what a VSM is and a first idea of what is covers

  6. Avatar of Glen Spendlove Glen says:

    1. Useful material
    2. Thank you for the quiz
    3. Please provide a way to turn off music
    4. A useful link for Pareto Analysis … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbDRH2ASyqQ

  7. Avatar of Ankit Sinha Ankit says:

    very simple concise way of giving an overview…loved it

  8. Avatar of Muhammad Irfan Muhammad says:

    Good start
    The course has been arranged very beautifully.

  9. Avatar of Oscar Pinto Oscar says:

    This course is excellent!!!!

  10. Avatar of Luiz Alberto Modesto Junior Luiz Alberto says:

    Interesting overview about the topic. Very nice!

  11. Avatar of Wilson Sitanggang Wilson says:

    Very clear defines for value stream mapping

  12. Avatar of üttana Support üttana says:

    Quizz Error
    Thank you for identifying the issue. We have resolved the issue. Please try again.

  13. Avatar of Raúl Sáenz Raúl says:

    Question Error
    Question #3 on quiz

    What is a Value Stream Map?

    Marked Answer :A detailed map of all the steps and processes required to transform a product from raw material to final product

    Is it a wrong answer?
    Quiz mark it as wrong

  14. Avatar of Faisal Faruqi Faisal says:

    Excellent overview of the VSM. No university or professor will ever teach you what Philip explained in this course. Amazing!

  15. Avatar of Jimmy Foley Jimmy says:

    This course gave me a great insight into VSM and how I can implement this in my organization to visualize values for our customers.

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