Value Stream Mapping software


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

yellow brick road

Road map for a typical
Lean Transformation

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.

Value Stream Plan template

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

Cross Functional Flowchart

Your Value Stream Map is the right tool

to see and manage flows between processes.

Your Cross Functional Flowchart

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.

Bowling Chart

Hoshin Teams

Any team or project that might consider using
a Gantt Chart or a Bowling Chart

should also consider using this template
to plan and manage any type of project or event.

How to use your

Dropdown lists for faster data entry and fewer mistakes

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

Systems2win menu > Systems2win templates

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

Systems2win menu > 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)

Why Re-invent?
Why re-invent?

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?


See the many other value stream mapping tools and problem solving tools
that come bundled with this value stream planning template

When you've learned to use one,
you've learned to use them all



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Value Stream templates

The right tools to
Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control
your value stream maps

(not just draw them)