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Business Process Flowchart Symbols

Business Process Flowchart Symbols

Business process modeling is known in the corporate world as an excellent tool which can speak. Business process flowcharts, diagrams and maps are used to define the business processes in terms of inputs and outputs, to visually represent and effectively explain complex business processes of an enterprise, and also showcase decisions on a single piece of paper. The process of business process mapping supposes the use of special business process flowchart symbols predefined by Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and taking their roots from the data processing diagrams and programming flow charts. In other words the BPMN standard notation is a common language used for business process design and implementation, that guarantees a clarity of designed Business Process Flowcharts for all business analysts, technical developers and business managers. The ability to create professionally-looking Business Process flowcharts, maps and diagrams, is provided by powerful ConceptDraw PRO software and the Business Process Mapping solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Flowchart Components

The ConceptDraw Flowchart component includes a set of samples and templates. This geathered as flowchart maker toolbox which focused on drawing flowcharts of any industry standards. Read more

Purchase Process Flow Chart, Receiving Process Flow Chart, Accounting Flowchart Example.

The purchasing process follows very specific guidelines and includes a purchasing cycle flowchart and receiving process flow chart. Common key elements of purchasing process. It is important to know how purchasing processes work and how each operation is done. Read more

How to Draw a Flowchart

A good Flowchart is incredibly helpful for representing and understanding the system and systematic flow of information in the system. That's why its creation requires attention, accuracy, caution and expertise. There are many standardized symbols which can be used in Flowcharts to represent different kinds of steps. The basic flowchart's element is a simple action, which is represented as a box containing description of the action. The flow is shown with arrows between sequential action boxes. The decision is shown as a diamond that contains a simple question to which the answer is 'yes' or 'no' Are you confused on how to draw a Flowchart? ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software will help you in flowchart drawing due to the included templates, samples and vector objects libraries which are offered in great quantity by Flowcharts solution from What is a Diagram area. Besides you need clearly and accurately define the process boundaries with starting and ending points, and each step in the process, identify time lags and non-value-adding steps. Read more
The vector stencils library "Value stream mapping" contains 43 VSM symbols.
Use it for drawing value stream maps in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Inventory, inventory,
Inventory, inventory,
Information Flow
Information Flow, information flow,
Shipment, shipment,
Shipment, shipment,
Material Flow
Material Flow, material flow, PUSH,
Material Pull
Material Pull, material pull,
FIFO Line, FIFO line,
Truck shipment/Logistics
Truck shipment/Logistics, truck shipment, logistics,
Customer/Supplier, customer, supplier,
Dedicated Process
Dedicated Process, dedicated process,
Shared Process
Shared Process, shared process,
Supermarket Parts
Supermarket Parts, supermarket,
Data Box
Data Box, data box,
Workcell, workcell,
Kaizen Burst
Kaizen Burst, Kaizen burst,
Operator, operator,
Production Control
Production Control, production control,
Manual Info
Manual Info, manual info,
Electronic Information Flow
Electronic Information Flow, electronic information flow,
Production Kanban
Production Kanban, production Kanban,
Withdrawal Kanban
Withdrawal Kanban, material withdrawal Kanban,
Signal Kanban
Signal Kanban, signal Kanban,
Kanban Post
Kanban Post, Kanban post,
Sequenced Pull
Sequenced Pull, sequenced pull ball,
Load Levelling
Load Levelling, load levelling,
Go-See, go see,
Pull Arrow
Pull Arrow, pull,
Manual Info
Manual Info, manual info,
Pull Arrow
Pull Arrow, pull,
Timeline Total
Timeline Total, timeline total,
Ship, ship,
Forklift Truck
Forklift Truck, forklift truck,
Plane, plane,
Process with Data
Process with Data, process with data, process, data,
Timeline, timeline,
Timeline, timeline,
Supermarket, 2
Supermarket, 2, supermarket,
Supermarket, 3
Supermarket, 3, supermarket,
Safety stock, 2
Safety stock, 2, safety stock,
Safety stock, 3
Safety stock, 3, safety stock,

Value stream with ConceptDraw PRO

The Value stream is a totality of all actions on the projection, order composition and production: starting from creation a product project to launching this product, from order to delivery, from extraction of raw materials to ready product manufacturing. Value stream mapping is a process of visualization of these actions and creation of a detailed and graphical map. Read more
"Value Stream Map (VSM)
1. A tool used to improve a process by identifying added value and eliminating waste.
2. A process map that follows the value creation process.
A. “strap yourself to the product (or service) and see where you go”
3. A process map with data added.
A. Times: processing, wait, cycle.
B. Quality: number of rejects.
C. Inventory.
D. Resources.
1) Number of people.
2) Space.
3) Distance traveled.
E. Whatever else is useful for analyzing the process." []
This sample VSM flowchart shows the value stream in a manufacturing, production control and shipping processes.
This value stream mapping diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Value stream mapping
Value stream mapping, workcell, truck shipment, logistics, timeline total, timeline, supermarket, signal Kanban, shipment, pull, production control, production Kanban, operator, material withdrawal Kanban, manual info, load levelling, electronic information flow, dedicated process, data box, customer, supplier, Kanban post, Kaizen burst,