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Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping

2 days

A value stream map is a strategy used to document, analyze and improve the flow of information or materials required to produce a product or service from customer request to delivery. The purpose of a value stream map is to inform where improvements can be made. This course covers the base standard process all Lean facilitators in the State of Iowa’s training program utilize when leading a Value Stream Mapping event. The course provides hands-on experience to increase confidence in facilitation.


  • Introduction to Continuous Improvement
  • Problem Solving Applied
  • Focus Setting Training

Course Offered

  • Fall 2023, TBD

Learning Objectives

  • Define the purpose of value stream mapping
  • Learn a standard process for facilitating value stream mapping
  • Identify when and how to use value stream mapping

Course Delivery

Value Stream Mapping will be held in-person over two consecutive days. Location will be Capitol Complex with logistics provided prior to start of the course.