The Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is part of the Identify stage of the lean project, after the Define stage of the problem. VSM is a powerful tool which identify the different types of wastes and identify opportunities for improvement. VSM tool can be used in a large majority of processes and problems in transactional and manufacturing environments.
VSM are trained specialists who lead lean projects in their own areas and Ideal candidates are results-oriented self-starters with good technical, communication and inter-personal skills. They should excel at working in a team environment.
Individuals who have responsibility for reducing costs and waste, and improving efficiency and customer value at the organizational or departmental level
A VSM facilitator certificate shall be granted for those who complete the requirements for certification from Lean6sigma Academy.