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Lean Facilitator Course


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.



Staff who lead continuous improvement efforts, large group facilitators who use structured problem solving.

Course Schedule

Planned courses

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 Duration

16 Hours

Course Delivery

Value Stream Mapping will be held in-person over two consecutive days.