How to create a SIPOC diagram

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SIPOC diagrams help us understand what surrounds our process.

How to create a SIPOC diagram

  1. 1. How to create a SIPOC diagram
  2. 2. Created by Tom Curtis 2011Blog: www.onimproving.blogspot.comPresentations: on www.slideshare.net/onimproving Email: ideamerchants@gmail.comTwitter: @onimproving
  3. 3. Introduction A SIPOC diagram helps us understand what is upstream and downstream from our process. The elements of the diagram are: the Suppliers (S) toour process and their Inputs (I), our Process (P), and the Outputs (O) we provide to our process’s Customers (C). A SIPOC can be drawn quicklyand can help us better understand the context of ourprocess and explain it to others. What follows is how to create a SIPOC that uses making a meal as an example. Let’s get started. --Tom Curtis
  4. 4. The Process
  5. 5. Example: Process: Making Dinner for Party
  6. 6. Red=New step1.
  7. 7. Red=New step2. Suppliers Inputs Process Outputs Customers
  8. 8. Red=New step Suppliers Inputs Process Outputs Customers 3. Prepare Cook Serve
  9. 9. Red=New step Suppliers Inputs Process Outputs Customers Store Prepare 4. Garden Cook Bakery Serve
  10. 10. Red=New step Suppliers Inputs Process Outputs Customers Store Pasta Sauce Prepare Bread Garden Lettuce Cook Tomato Bakery Cake Serve 5.
  11. 11. Red=New step Suppliers Inputs Process Outputs Customers Store Pasta Main Sauce Prepare Bread Course Garden Lettuce Cook Salad Tomato Bakery Cake Serve Dessert 6.
  12. 12. Red=New step Suppliers Inputs Process Outputs Customers Store Pasta Main Dinner Sauce Prepare Bread Course Party Garden Lettuce Cook Salad 7. Tomato Bakery Cake Serve Dessert
  13. 13. Suppliers Inputs Process Outputs Customers Store Pasta Main Dinner Sauce Prepare Bread Course PartyGarden Lettuce Cook Salad TomatoBakery Cake Serve Dessert

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