A flowchart is a type of diagram that represents a process, showing the process steps or tasks as boxes, and their order by connecting them with arrows. Our poster is filled with all you need to know about the relevance of flowcharts within Lean, when they should be used, and how the ‘5 Whys’ asking method contributes.

We look at the four types of Lean flowchart; Block Diagram, Linear Flowchart, Swim Lane (Deployment) Flowchart and BPMN 2 Diagram – accompanied with a description of their unique attributes and visual examples. And most importantly, the high level steps for you to create your own Lean Flowchart!