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Lean Supply Chains, Suppliers and Extended VSM

Lean Supply Chains

Extended Value Stream Mapping

Extended Value Stream Mapping and the development of a Lean Supplier network is the topic of this intensive, in-depth seminar. It starts with fundamental learning about supply chains using MIT's "Beer Game" and includes case study exercises from Toyota, Cisco and McDonalds. Participants explore the subtleties and nuances of a Lean Supplier network. 

If your company is serious about suppliers, this is the program that can provide a deep understanding of fundamentals and tools for a long-term supplier strategy. It also includes an Extended Value Stream exercise taken from your own company.

Program Summary

Format Onsite Workshop Who Should Attend?
Time 3-Day Executives 
Managers Engineers 
QA 
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Cost $6700 (Includes Travel)
Participants 5-35
Next Step Call us at 816-931-1414

Participants Will Learn...

Program Outline

1. Looking Beyond The Factory

2. "The Beer Game" Supply Chain Exercise

This classic simulation was developed at MIT. It demonstrates the effects of time delays and lack of information in an extended value stream.

3. Amplification of Demand

3.1. Jay Forrester & Industrial Dynamics

3.2. The Reasons for Demand Amplification

3.3. Reducing Amplification

4. Computer Simulation of An Extended Value Stream

4.1. The Situation At ABC Tractor

4.2. The simulation Model

4.3. Simulation Results

5. Chaos In Value Streams

5.1. Chaos Video

5.2. The Fundamental Causes of Chaos

5.3. Reducing Chaotic Effects

5.4. Chaos In Manufacturing

6. The Ideal Extended Value Stream

6.1. The Toyota Model

6.2. Open Book Relations

6.3. Shared Benefits & Savings

6.4. Shared Demand Information

6.5. Joint Process Design

6.6. Long-Term Relations

6.7. Video: Leaning The Supply Chain

7. Mapping The Extended Value Stream

7.1. The Mapping Team

7.2. Extended VSM Exercise

Create Current Value Stream Map for participant's product.

8. Future State Maps

8.1. Future States

8.2. Mapping The Future States (Exercise)

Create Future State Value Stream Map for participant's product.

9. Methods for Improving Suppliers

9.1. Selecting Lean Suppliers

9.2. Improving Suppliers

9.3. Creating New Suppliers

9.4. Exercise: Selecting Improvement Methods

10. Evaluating Suppliers

10.1. The Lean Assessment

10.2. Lean Assessment Exercise

10.3. Continuing Performance Evaluation

11. Vertical Integration Strategy

11.1. Michael Porter's Model

11.2. Vertical Integration Decisions

12. Implementing A Lean Supplier Strategy

12.1. How To Develop an Implementation Plan

12.2. How Long Will It Take?

12.3. Focusing On The Most Critical Suppliers

12.4. Class Project: Develop Implementation  Plan

This half-day project results in a preliminary implementation plan based on the client's actual situation.

Suppliy Chains & Extended Value Stream


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The Strategos Guide To Value Stream and Process Mapping goes  beyond symbols and arrows. In over 163 pages it tells the reader not only how to do it but what to do with it.

Strategos Guide to Value Stream & Process Mapping

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