Value Chain Management (VCM)

Gestion à valeur ajoutée


VCM is the elimination of all activities that do not add real value to an administrative or business management task. It consists of identifying and eliminating all types of waste, which is an obstacle to improved company profit.

Target audience

Anyone responsible for production, planning, Sales forecasts, purchasing, logistics, finance, human resources or preventative maintenance.

Course plan

This course is given in the form of a simulation.

Day 1

  • Process mapping;
  • Time management and its role in the organization;
  • Quantitative management techniques;
  • Performance measurement in business management;
  • The traditional and current approach to calculating profitability;
  • Simulation of a VCM business approach, Part 1.

Day 2

  • VCM concepts.
  • VCM tools:
    • Reorganization of line or work unit flow;
    • Pull flow or push flow;
    • Constraint management.
  • 5S methodology;
  • Process mapping;
  • Ergonomics;
  • Mistake-proofing;
  • Simulation of a VCM business approach, Part 2.

Day 3

  • Simulation of a VCM business approach, Part 3;
  • Task sequence planning in management processes;
  • Capacity balancing strategies in the VCM context;
  • Planning levels;
  • VCM implementation approach;
  • VCM implementation strategy.


  • To develop the skills to recognize various sources of non-added value in a management context;
  • To count the VCM elements in your business by mapping management processes in order to ensure the implementation of a continuous improvement process by promoting teamwork and accountability for everyone.


3 days.

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