Training: Value Stream Mapping

April 22, 2014 - Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Value Stream Mapping is a tool to document, analyze, and improve the flow of materials required to produce a product. It’s critical to prioritize improvements and drive Lean transformation. The course introduces the use of Lean concepts for selecting product families, mapping the current state value stream of a selected product family, and creating a plan and management system to transform the value stream to achieve customer expectations at ever lower cost.  The training will be held at TASUS Texas which will allow for participants to get hands-on experience of mapping a value stream in a live production environment. 


April 22 -23, 2014

8am -5pm

Member Cost: $495

Non Member Cost: $625

All proceeds benefit ARMA. Contact us to register:


Hands On | Learn by doing

The training will be held at TASUS Texas which will allow participants to get hands-on experience mapping a value stream in a live production environment. The goal is for participants to be able to return to their facility and deploy the technique.



Conrad Soltero is a principal engineer with TMAC, Southwest Research Institute. He is the Shingo Prize winning author of The Seven KATA: Toyota Kata, TWI, and Lean Training. Conrad brings over 25 years of manufacturing experience to the class room. He uses a practical approach that stresses lean principles and learn by doing. He has a M.S in Materials Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso.

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