Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Maps is an invaluable tool in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies for continuous improvement. A Value Stream Map is used to eliminate waste by allowing organizations to assess their current state and define their desired future state and the steps required to get there.

In this class, participants will learn how to create powerful value stream maps and utilize them to drive continuous improvement, lean out processes and systems, and effect change.

About Your Educator

Ashley Christman-Kaufman is a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt with a background in organizational change management and lean. Her extensive experience in healthcare quality and performance improvement has transformed many organizations and led to better outcomes in patient care, reductions in wait times, and improvements in ED throughput and discharge processes. Her experience includes consulting for the CA Department of Public Health Center for Healthcare Quality as well as multiple large hospital systems.

Her passion for educating others led her to form the Lean Transformation Group in order to help organizations and leaders create a sustainable culture change by empowering them to empower their workforce.

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