SIPOC Template

About the SIPOC Template

  • What is it?

    A SIPOC diagram is a visual tool used to define and map the high-level elements of a process, specifically: Suppliers, Inputs, Processes, Outputs and Customers.
  • What's the purpose?

    The goal is to provide a clear and concise overview of a process by identifying all of its individual parts to aid in both understanding and the process improvement efforts.
  • Who uses it?

    SIPOC diagrams are used by both individuals and teams working on process improvement, often in Lean and Lean Six Sigma methodology.
  • Best practices

    To gain a holistic understanding of a process and better identify areas for enhancement, get the input of all key role players involved in each SIPOC element.