Value Stream Plan Template
Also known as Value Stream Action Plan, Value Stream Transformation Plan, or Value Stream Work Plan
When and why to use your
Value Stream Planning template
Road map for a typical
The 2nd of 4 phases in a typical lean journey is
"Design your value stream to flow"
In the value stream mapping phase
the final tool that you will use is your Value Stream Plan template
to continuously improve your value stream
by establishing clear objectives, responsibilities, and deadlines
and then holding people accountable for results.
Sample Value Stream Plan example
Project Planning template
This versatile template is also useful for planning and managing many other types of projects, such as:
Cross Functional Flow
Your Value Stream Map is the right tool
to see and manage flows between processes.
to see and manage flows within each process.
And your Value Stream Plan template is the right tool
to plan and follow up with action items for both types of projects.
should also consider using this template
to plan and manage any type of project or event.
How to use your
Value Stream Plan
Before getting started
Your leaders should have already personalized
the DV sheet in your master template
so that you are starting with typical dropdown lists for YOUR company.
Find and open your template
Find and open your Value Stream Plan template
in the same way that you find and open
your other 150+ Systems2win templates.
Save your working document, following the usual
document storage and naming conventions
established by your leaders.
If English is not your native language
Switch to your language, just like every Systems2win Excel template.
Open a Blank Sheet
When you're ready to start doing your own real work...
click the button to 'Open a Blank Sheet'
Excel Ribbon bar > Systems2win tab > Open a Blank Sheet
This blank sheet is where you will do your real work
(not on the Sample sheet)
Rename your new sheet
After each round of value stream map improvement
update your Value Stream Plan
As each Kaizen Event, Project, or Task is completed
keep your Value Stream Plan updated
(with special attention to ensuring that periodic reviews are completed as scheduled)
Value Stream Plan
If you have done a good job of value stream analysis and planning,
your team will have lots of assignments to complete in a short amount of time.
Does re-inventing a template really deserve to be at the top of their To Do List?
When you've learned to use one,
you've learned to use them all